Mr. Marcus Reddy

Mr. Marcus Reddy

Marcus Reddy is Consultant Surgeon at St George’s Hospital in London, with his specific role being that of Upper GI surgeon. He also developed the South Thames Bariatric Service which has established itself as the preferred provider for NHS bariatric surgery in the region.

Specialities

Although his NHS and private practice experience spans a range surgeries, Marcus has a particular interest in laparoscopic gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, Roux en Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic and open hernia repairs.

His interests lead him to perform anti-reflux surgery for local and regional patients. He also undertakes cholecystectomy and hernia repairs as day-case (short stay) procedures when appropriate. Here he uses pioneering non-diathermy (Electrosurgical) techniques to avoid electrical conduction complications in laparoscopic surgery.

Undergraduate and post-graduate teaching is also of particular interests to Marcus. That’s why he not only lectures at The Royal College of Surgeons on emergency surgery, but coordinates the Royal College course on Core Skills in laparoscopic surgery. He has also been on European advisory panels for use of local anaesthetics, and trains surgeons in bariatric surgery in Paris.

Special Interests

  • Gastroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Obesity Surgery

Qualifications and Accreditations

Marcus trained in London and Australia where he gained an in-depth knowledge of GI surgery, liver transplant, hepatobiliary surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

He is a fully accredited on the UK General Medical Council’s Specialist Register for General Surgery with a nominated special interest Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery.

He is also a member of the committee overseeing the National Bariatric Surgery Database, a Senior Lecturer in Surgery at St George’s and an active member many prestigious associations. These include the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Association of Upper GI Surgeons and British Obesity, and the Metabolic Surgery Society.

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