Professor David M Lloyd



GMC number: 2652928

Practising since: 1980


General Surgery

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Professor David Lloyd is a world-renowned laparoscopic surgeon who has been offering high-quality surgery in Leicester and the East Midlands for more than 30 years.

He specialises in all types of hernia repair which includes laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, femoral hernia repair, and umbilical hernia repair.

He repairs large abdominal hernias but often these are done with open conventional surgery.

He is an expert in groin pain, sportsman’s groin and Gilmore’s groin. He has developed a unique operation called the Lloyd Release procedure and has operated on many sporting legends such as Jamie Vardy, Peter Crouch, Shane Williams and Michael Carrick.

He also specialises in gallbladder surgery for gallstones and performs laparoscopic cholecystectomies on a weekly basis. 

Treatments and tests offered by Professor David M Lloyd at Nuffield Health

  • Laparoscopic groin hernia repair
  • Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair
  • Hernia repair
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)

Locations Professor David M Lloyd works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons England
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain
  • International Association of Hepto-Pancreatic-Bilary Surgery
  • Medical Protection Society

Other posts held

  • University Hospital Leicester
  • Consultant Hepatobiliary and Laparoscopic Surgeon University Hospitals Leicester.
  • Professor of Surgery at University of Leicester

Insurers Professor David M Lloyd works with

Professor David M Lloyd works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Aviva Health