Professor Ashley Dennison



GMC number: 2385435

Practicing since: 1977


General Surgery

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Professor Ashley Robert Dennison, MB, ChB, MD, FRCS, is a Consultant Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust with a busy clinic at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital.

Ashley graduated with MB, ChB from Sheffield University in 1977, obtained his FRCS in 1982 and his MD (Sheffield) in 1985.

His Main clinical interests relate to General & Laparoscopic (Keyhole) Surgery including Hepatobiliary (Liver/Gallbladder), Pancreatic Surgery & ERCP (pancreatic and bile ducts) Colonoscopy & Hernia Repair.

Special interests

My main clinical and research interests relate to the metabolism and anti-cancer properties of intravenous lipid emulsions, the treatment of colorectal metastases and pancreatic adenocarcinoma and islet cell autotransplantation following total pancreatectomy for chronic pancreatitis. 

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Ashley Dennison at Nuffield Health

  • Polypectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Ileal pouch anal anastomosis
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Abdominoperineal resection
  • Rectopexy
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Reflux surgery
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Colorectal screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (or gastroscopy)
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Anterior resection

Locations Professor Ashley Dennison works with

Related experience


  • The Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Other post held

  • Consultant General Surgeon at Leicester General Hospital  
  • Consultant General Surgeon at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital