Mr James Rink


MB BChir, M Phil, FRCS (Eng)

GMC number: 4624079

Practising since: 1999


General Surgery

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Following his graduation from Cambridge University Medical School, Mr Rink worked in East Anglia, the South West and on the South Coast. His specialist training was gained in the South-West Deanery, working in hospitals from Truro and Plymouth to Bath, Bristol and Gloucester. Having completed his training in 2011, Mr Rink undertook fellowships in bariatric and specialist upper GI surgery at St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester and the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.

Mr Rink offers a specialist service which encompasses bariatric (weight loss) surgery, including gastric band, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric balloon. He also offers advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for  gallstone disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux and hiatus hernia. He also offers a comprehensive general surgical service including laparoscopic hernia repair (inguinal, ventral and incisional – primary and recurrent).

Personal interests

Mr Rink is a family man who enjoys the outdoors and playing the guitar.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr James Rink at Nuffield Health

  • Laparoscopic groin hernia repair
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Hernia repair
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr James Rink works with

Related experience


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

Other posts held

  • Royal Shrewsbury and Princess Royal NHS Hospital Trust
  • Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital

Insurers Mr James Rink works with

Mr James Rink works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • 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
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

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