Mr David Bennett



GMC number: 3294006

Practising since: 1988


General Surgery

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Mr Bennett is a General Surgeon with a specialist interest in upper gastroenterology. He looks after patients with upper gastrointestinal cancer (stomach, oesophagus, pancreas, gall bladder and small bowel) and with benign upper gastrointestinal conditions such as gall stones, common bile duct stones, gastro-oesophaeal reflux disease (GORD), peptic ulcers and oesophageal Barrett's. He performs upper GI surgery to include laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic bile explorations and laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair/ anti - reflux proudures. He also has a specialist interest in hernia surgery and performs open and laparoscopic (key hole) repairs of all types of hernias, both primary and recurrent.

Other interests

Mr Bennett is Chairman of the Day Surgery Unit at the Royal Bournemouth General Hospital and is interested in expanding the number of procedures performed as day cases. Mr Bennett sits on the British Herina Society and was responsible for organising the 5th Annual Conference of the Herina Society in Bournemouth.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr David Bennett at Nuffield Health

  • Appendicectomy
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Reflux surgery (fundoplication)
  • Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr David Bennett works with

Related experience


  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • Board Member British Hernia Society
  • European Hernia Society
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant General Surgeon, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr David Bennett works with

Mr David Bennett works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Mr David Bennett does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr David Bennett does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr David Bennett does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.