Mr Gavin Robertson

MB ChB, FRCS (Gen), MD


Profile

Gavin Robertson was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon in Leicester in 1999. Having qualified in 1984 he then trained in Centres across the world for 15 years. He developed an expertise in Laparoscopic/keyhole surgery from its inception in 1993. His particular interests are the laparoscopic and endoscopic treatment of gallstones and their complications (over 4500 performed) and keyhole surgery to repair abdominal wall hernias (inguinal, incisional, umbilical and ventral) with over 5000 procedures carried out.

Other interests include the endoscopic diagnosis and surgical management of acid reflux disease.

Services offered at The Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital include;

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for gallstones
  • Laparoscopic hernia repairs (inguinal, incisional, umbilical and ventral)
  • Endoscopy
  • Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery
  • Consultations, investigation and treatment of abdominal pain
  • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy
While based in Leicester , his busy private practice now attracts patient from across the East Midlands including Nottingham, Lincoln, Grantham, Coventry, Warwick, Rugby, Northampton, Kettering and Derby.

Clinics

  • Every Monday 17:00 - 18:00
  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday afternoon/evening

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Hepatobiliary and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital
  • Consultant Laparoscopic / HPB surgeon at the Leicester General Hospital

Interests

Other interests

Other interests include the endoscopic diagnosis and surgical management of acid reflux disease.

While based in Leicester , his busy private practice now attracts patient from across the East Midlands including Nottingham, Lincoln, Grantham, Coventry, Warwick, Rugby, Northampton, Kettering and Derby.

Personal interests

Most of Gavin’s spare time is spent with his wife, Claire and three teenage children - Sophie, Charlie and Joe. In his occasional free moments he manages to get to the gym in an effort to combat the ravages of age. He also enjoys waterskiing and windsurfing.


Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Elected to the Council of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain Ireland
  • British Medical Association
  • Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Society of Gastroenterologists
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Research

Mr Robertson has over 50 original papers in peer reviewed journals on pancreatic islet transplantation, the treatment of inoperable liver tumours and laparoscopic gallbladder and hernia surgery.

In addition he has published a variety of book chapters and review articles on these subjects including co-authoring the chapter on abdominal wall and groin hernias in the current 5th edition of Kirk’s General Surgical Operations published in 2006.

He has presented extensively at national and international meetings.


Declaration

Mr Gavin Robertson works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • APRIL
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

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

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

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