Mr David Mahon



GMC number: 4012230

Practising since: 1993


General Surgery

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  • Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00
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Mr David Mahon is a Consultant Gastrointestinal Surgeon and a specialist in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery. He is an expert in cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal), anti-reflux operations and hernia surgery and he also has a particular interest in bariatric (weight loss) surgery.

Mr Mahon has worked with a number of agencies and associations, including NICE, The Royal College of Surgeons and has been on the council of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons since 2010, recently being elected as its next President. He has also been editor of the Annals of the RCS.

Mr Mahon is committed to offering the best service and the highest standard of care to his patients – your safety and wellbeing is his number one priority. He has taught and mentored consultant surgeons across the UK in these techniques, is a Surgical Review Corporation “Surgeon of Excellence” and has a very low complication rate.

Other interests

Professional interests include:

  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Anti-reflux Surgery

Treatments and tests offered by Mr David Mahon at Nuffield Health

  • Gastric band (lap banding)
  • Obesity surgery (or weightloss surgery)
  • Gastric balloon (BiB)
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Reflux surgery (fundoplication)
  • Hernia repair
  • Gastric bypass
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr David Mahon works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (President Elect)
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant General and Bariatric Surgeon, Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr David Mahon works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Simplyhealth
  • The Exeter Friendly


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

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

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