Miss Jennifer Henderson Darrien



GMC number: 6075341

Practising since: 2003


General Surgery

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Jennifer qualified in 2003 from the University of Glasgow, receiving extensive post-graduate surgical training in General and Laparoscopic, (keyhole) Benign Biliary and UGI surgery in Scotland’s leading hospitals, (Edinburgh and Glasgow). Following completion of her surgical training, Jennifer completed a Royal College of Surgeons of England approved Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at University College London Hospital and NHS Northumbria.

Jennifer has worked as a Consultant Bariatric Surgeon with Phoenix Health since 2017, receiving direct mentorship from Professor David Kerrigan, past president of BOMSS, (British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society) and Mr Shafiq Javed.  She has performed a variety of NHS and Private, Primary and Revisional Bariatric Surgeries in the North-West of England. She has led clinically at Phoenix Irish Health and contributed to Phoenix Health’s National Intragastric Balloon Service. Jennifer has enjoyed training and mentoring the next generation of surgeons at Phoenix Health.

Jennifer has held substantive NHS General Surgical, UGI & Bariatric Consultant Surgeon posts in both Scotland and England, (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust) where she has furthered her practice in General, Benign UGI & Biliary Surgery. She supports the Remote & Rural Surgery Services in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Special interests

  • General Surgery: Hernia Surgery, Lumps & Bumps
  • Benign Biliary Surgery: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Benign UGI Surgery: Laparoscopic Fundoplication & Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Upper GI Endoscopy

Other interests

  • Primary and Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Endoscopy
  • Intragastric Balloons

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Miss Jennifer Henderson Darrien at Nuffield Health

  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Hernia repair
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Locations Miss Jennifer Henderson Darrien works with

Related experience


Jennifer collaborates effectively with colleagues to contribute to the field of academic surgery. She is an Invited Guest Speaker and Panellist at a variety of Industry, National and International Events.


  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Member of the British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS).
  • Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO).

Insurers Miss Jennifer Henderson Darrien works with

Miss Jennifer Henderson Darrien works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • WPA
  • AXA Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Aviva Health
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Bupa


Miss Jennifer Henderson Darrien does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Miss Jennifer Henderson Darrien does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Miss Jennifer Henderson Darrien does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.