Mr Guy Slater


MBBS, FRCS (Gen Surg)

GMC number: 3497892

Practising since: 1990


General Surgery

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Guy was appointed as an NHS consultant surgeon in 2004, specialising in laparoscopic gastro-intestinal surgery and weight loss surgery. His NHS practice is at St. Richard’s Hospital, Chichester. He practices privately in Chichester, Guildford and London. Guy started the St Richard’s Hospital Bariatric Surgery Unit in 2006, rapid growth followed until the unit was performing over 500 procedures a year. Guy has completed over 1200 bariatric procedures. Much of his time is now spent concentrating on the most difficult revision operations.

In addition to bariatric surgery, Guy specialises in laparoscopic upper gastro-intestinal surgery including gallbladder surgery, anti-reflux surgery and hernia surgery. He has completed thousands of these procedures.

Guy is a regional member of the Morbid Obesity Surgery Clinical Reference Group, which advises NHS England, The National Commissioning Agency, on bariatric or metabolic surgery.

Guy has a research interest in bariatric surgery and has published many papers on the subject. He is often invited to talk to patients’ groups and colleagues about bariatric surgery. 

He has appeared in TV and radio programs including Fat boy to Slim, Embarrassing Bodies, the Fat Doctors and Dr Mark Porter’s case notes on radio 4.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Guy Slater at Nuffield Health

  • Gastric band (lap banding)
  • Gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr Guy Slater works with

Related experience


Guy has published widely in the field of Upper gastro-intestinal surgery including eight bariatric publications. As a recognised authority he is often invited to lecture and teach other healthcare professionals about bariatric surgery.


  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant General & Upper GI Surgeon at St Richards Hospital, Chichester

Insurers Mr Guy Slater works with

Mr Guy Slater works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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