James Hewes - Curriculum Vitae

Consultant in Upper Gastroinestinal and Weight Loss Surgery

Mr Hewes has had a wide ranging General Surgical training. He was brought up in Oxfordshire before qualifying from Sheffield University Medical School in 1995. He spent the early years of his training in Australia and London. His specialist training was concentrated in the South East, before moving to Bristol and taking up his substantive consultant position in 2012

  • Education and Medical Qualifications

    • 1983-1990:Abingdon School, Oxfordshire
    • 1995:MB ChB: University of Sheffield Medical School
    • 2000:MRCS (Eng): Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • 2006:MD (Clinical Oncology): University of Sheffield Medical School, The Royal Free and University College Medical School, London
    • 2009:FRCS (General Surgery): Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • 2010:Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT): PMETB
    • 2010:Entry onto GMC Specialist Register (4184368)
  • Affiliations

    • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
    • Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
    • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)
    • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)
  • Senior Appointments

    • Jan 12 +Consultant Surgeon, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery
      Frenchay and Southmead Hospitals
      North Bristol NHS Trust
    • Apr 11 - Jan 12Locum Consultant Surgeon, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery
      Frenchay and Southmead Hospitals
      North Bristol NHS Trust
  • Higher Specialist Training

    • Oct 10 - Apr 11Clinical Fellow Post-CCT, Bariatric Surgery
      University College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
    • Oct 09 - Oct 10Specialist Registrar – Bariatric and Upper GI Surgery
      University College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
    • Apr 09 - Oct 09Specialist Registrar – Upper GI Surgery
      Maidstone Hospital NHS Trust, Kent
    • Oct 08 - Apr 09Specialist Registrar – Upper GI Surgery
      The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London
    • Oct 07 - Oct 08Specialist Registrar – Vascular Surgery
      Medway NHS Foundation Trust, Kent
    • Oct 06 - Oct 07Specialist Registrar – Upper GI Surgery
      Maidstone Hospital NHS Trust, Kent
    • Oct 05 - Oct 06Specialist Registrar – Breast and Colorectal Surgery
      William Harvey Hospital NHS Trust, Ashford, Kent
    • Oct 04 - Oct 05Specialist Registrar – Colorectal and Vascular Surgery
      University Hospital Lewisham NHS Trust, London
  • Basic Surgical Training

    • Oct 01 - Feb 04Clinical Fellow – Surgical High Dependency Unit
      Barts and The Royal London Hospital NHS Trust
    • Feb 01 - Aug 01Senior House Officer – HPB Surgery
      Barts and The Royal London Hospital NHS Trust
    • Aug 00 - Feb 01Senior House Officer – Colorectal Surgery
      Barts and The Royal London Hospital NHS Trust
    • Feb 00 - Aug 00Senior House Officer – Urology
      St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London
    • Aug 99 - Feb 00Anatomy Demonstrator
      King’s College London (Guy’s Campus)
    • Feb 99 - Aug 99Resident Medical Officer
      The Sherburne Hospital, Chichester
    • Jan 98 - Nov 98PHO – General Surgery and Orthopaedics
      Maryborough and Hervey Bay Hospitals, Queensland, Australia
    • Aug 97 - Nov 97Clinical Fellow – Accident and Emergency
      Bristol Royal Infirmary
    • Feb 97 - Aug 97Senior House Officer – Accident and Emergency
      Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
    • Aug 96 - Feb 97Senior House Officer – Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
      Cardiff Royal Infirmary
    • Aug 95 - Aug 96House Officer – Renal and Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Medicine and Cardiology
      Northern General NHS Trust, Sheffield
  • Publications

    • 2011Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication with or without division of the Short Gastric Vessels: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
      Markar SR, Karthikesalingam AP, Wagner OJ, Hewes JC, Vyas SM, Hashemi M. BJS, 2011; 98(8): 1056-62
    • 2009Importance of Routine Cavity Sampling in Breast Conservation Surgery.
      Hewes JC, Imkampe A, Haji A, Bates T. BJS, 2009; 96: 47-53
    • 2007Pre-Operative Chemotherapy and the Outcome of Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases.
      Hewes JC, Dighe S, Morris RW, Hutchins RR, Bhattacharya S, Davidson BR. W J Surg, 2007; 31(2): 353-64
    • 2006A Prospective Study of Isolated Human Hepatocyte Function Following Liver Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases: The Effects of Prior Exposure To Chemotherapy.
      Hewes JC, Riddy D, Woodrooffe A, Morris R, Fuller B, Davidson BR. J Hepatol 2006; 45(2): 263-70
    • 2004Identification Of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes In Human Colorectal Metastases and the Surrounding Liver: A Proteomic Approach.
      Lane CS, Nisar S, Griffiths WJ, Fuller BJ, Davidson BR, Hewes JC, Welham KJ, Patterson LH. Eur J Cancer 2004; 40: 2127-2134
    • 2000Disorders of Coagulation and Haemostasis, and Prophylaxis of Thromboembolic Disease.
      Hewes JC, MacCallum PK. Surgery 2000: 18; 253 – 256
  • Case Reports

    • 2000Herniation of the liver via an incisional abdominal wall defect.
      Warbrick-Smith J, Chana P, Hewes J. BMJ Case Reports. Accepted for publication Sept 2012
    • 2011Buried Penis in Super Obesity: a Technique for Urethral Catheterisation under Direct Vision. Hewes JC, Kelly J, Hashemi M. SOARD, 2011; 7(3): 332
    • 2008Mycotic Aneurysm of the Posterior Tibial Artery – A Rare Complication of Bacterial Endocarditis. Patel S, D’Souza N, Gurjar S, Hewes JC. J Med Case Reports. 2008; 2:341
    • 2008Ileoanal Pouch Necrosis Secondary to Small Bowel Volvulus: A Case Report. Patel S, Salotera G, Gurjar S, Hewes JC, Ahmed I, Andrews B. WJES. 2008; 3: 18
    • 2003An Unusual Presentation of Hepatic Artery Pseudoaneurysm as a Complication of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Case Report. Hewes JC, Baroni M, Krissat J, Bhattacharya S. Eur J Surg 2003; 168: 566-568
    • 2001http://www.Orchidectomy.com. Kouriefs C, Hewes JC, Junaid I, Fowler CG. BJU International 2001:88 (cr7), 803
    • 2000Hydatid Disease Presenting as Pancreatitis. Hewes JC, Milson A, Purkiss SF. www.GrandRounds-e-Med.com. DOI:10.1102/1470-2000.005 (On-line, peer reviewed journal)
  • Letters

    • 2011Letter to Editor. Single Incision Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy. Hewes JC, Adamo M. BJS 2011; 98(4):601.
    • 2007Pre-Operative Chemotherapy and the Outcome of Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases. Authors reply. Hewes JC. W J Surg 2007: 31(9); 1902
    • 2006Target Culture Killing Off A&E. Hewes JC. Hospital Doctor. 4th May 2006
  • Abstracts

    • 2012Prolonged Follow Up is Necessary to Evaluate Outcome Following Laparoscopic Gastric Banding. Rotundo A, Hewes J, Cynthia B, Elkalaawy M, Hashemi M, Adamo M, Jenkinson A. Abstract O-088. IFSO XV World Congress, Barcelona.
    • 2012Adolescent Bariatric Surgery – Thoughts and Perspectives from the UK. Penna M, Markar S, Hewes J, Fiennes A, Jones N, Hashemi M. Abstract B05. BOMSS 3rd Scientific Meeting, Bristol. BJS 2012;99(S2): 1-19
    • 2012Gastric Band Removal: Causes of Failure, Outcome and Revision. Rotundo A, Hewes J, Elkalaawi M, Hashemi M, Adamo M, Jenkinson A. Abstract C02. BOMSS 3rd Scientific Meeting, Bristol. BJS 2012;99(S2): 1-19
    • 2011Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy via Single Umbilical Access: Description of Personal technique. Adamo M, Lirosi F, Hewes J, Elkalaawi M, Jenkinson A. Abstract. IFSO XVI World Congress, Hamburg
    • 2011Training in Bariatric Surgery in the UK: The Implementation of an American Style Fellowship in the NHS. Lirosi F, Hewes JC, Jenkinson A, Hashemi M, Adamo M. Abstract B03. BOMSS 2nd Scientific Meeting, Wakefield, UK
    • 2010Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy via Single Umbilical Access: Is This the Future of Bariatric Surgery? Experience from First UK Series. Adamo M, Lirosi F, Hewes JC, El Kalaawy M, Holding J, Hasan M. IFSO Congress, Long Beach CA, USA.
    • 2010Standardised Perioperative Protocol with Enhanced Recovery after Major Bariatric Surgery. Adamo M, Lirosi F, Borg C, Hewes JC, Hasan M, Batterham R. SOARD 2010; 6(2):233-4. Presented at BOMSS 1st Scientific Meeting
    • 2009Experience of Surgical Management of OG Junctional Adenocarcinoma in Morbidly Obese Patients. Heetun M, Khwaja HA, Marshall M, Hewes JC, Hacking MB, Thompson JN, Allum WH. 8th International Gastric Cancer Congress, Krakow, Poland
    • 2004Does Pre-Operative Chemotherapy Have an Effect on Hepatocyte Metabolism? Hewes JC, Woodrooffe A, Fuller B, Davidson BR. Journal of HPB Surgery 2004: 6 (1), 48
    • 2002Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: Unappreciated Severity? Hewes JC, Krissat J, Ainley C, Bhattacharya S. Journal of HPB Surgery 2002: 9 (1), 111
  • Research Experience

    • 2001-2004The Effects of Neoadjuvant Oxaliplatin Chemotherapy on Normal Human Liver Parenchyma
      The Royal Free and University Hospital Medical School, London (Supervisor: Professor BR Davidson) I investigated the effects of systemic oxaliplatin chemotherapy on the liver parenchyma. Cytotoxicity, apoptosis analysis and post-chemotherapy liver histology as well as studies into hepatocyte function were undertaken. This included the assessment of hospital and long-term outcome post hepatectomy. The thesis was submitted to Sheffield University and I have been awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine
  • Managerial Experience

    • CurrentJames is clinical lead for Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery at North Bristol. He is also the Upper GI cancer lead and Directorate Clinical Governance Lead clinician

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Mr. James C Hewes

Consultant Upper GI and Weight Loss Surgeon

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