James Hewes - Expertise

Consultant in Upper Gastroinestinal and Weight Loss Surgery

Mr Hewes' expertise includes management of gallstone disease, acid reflux surgery, hernia repair and weight loss surgery. He also has an interest in upper GI endoscopy. He is the lead of the Bariatric service at Southmead Hospital. Some procedures may not be performed privately

Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery: Laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric banding as well as revision operations and intra-gastric balloon insertion

Gallstone Surgery: All aspects of  management of this condition including laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder (Cholecystectomy) and bile duct exploration.
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Anti-Reflux Surgery: Laparoscopic surgery for acid reflux and hiatus hernia repair (Nissen Fundoplication) as well as surgery for achalasia of the cardia (Hellers Cardiomyotomy).
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Hernia Surgery: All aspects of abdominal and groin hernia repair both laparoscopic and open. Inguinal and femoral hernias as well as ventral, umbilical, incisional and recurrent abdominal wall hernias.
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Upper GI Endoscopy: Gastroscopy to investigate and treat conditions of the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum including the diagnosis and surveillance of Barretts oesophagus.
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Mr. James C Hewes

Consultant Upper GI and Weight Loss Surgeon

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