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Mr Stuart Andrews is a Consultant General Surgeon in Torquay, Devon who specialises in Bariatric surgery.
General abdominal surgery, laparoscopic hernia surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and bile duct exploration, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, Bariatric surgery – gastric bands and gastric balloons, Upper GI endoscopy.
Mr Andrews was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon in Torbay Hospital in 2013. He graduated from St. Andrews University Scotland in 1997 with degree in Medical Sciences, and completed his clinical studies at Bristol University Medical School, graduating with MB ChB degree in 2000.
Between 2007-2012 he undertook a period of part-time research at the University of Bristol, investigating the molecular biology of intra-abdominal scarring after surgery. In 2012 he was awarded the Doctor of Medicine (MD) by the University of Bristol in recognition for his original research on the pathogenesis of peritoneal adhesions.
The final years of his training, which lead to the award of Fellowship of the Royal College, specialised in Upper Gastro-Intestinal and Bariatric surgery. This included working in the Southwest Regional Oesophageal/Gastric and Hepatobiliary Cancer Unit in Plymouth, and the nationally renowned Taunton Bariatric Unit.
Following completion of his basic surgical training, he was awarded the Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2003, after which he commenced the Peninsular Higher Surgical Training Programme in General Surgery.
BSc, MB ChB, MRCS (Eng), MD, FRCS (Gen. Surg) - Consultant Upper GI/Bariatric and General Surgeon.