Mr Simon Monkhouse is presently a consultant surgeon practising in south-east England, including private practices in Ashtead, Surrey and Spire Gatwick Park Hospital, Horley (RH6 0BB). He has received numerous accolades throughout his career and is highly-trained in weight loss and minimally-invasive surgical techniques.
Mr Monkhouse received his BChir (Bachelor of Surgery) from Cambridge in 2001, where he was recognized for academic distinction, including being honoured with the Whitby Scholarship. He received his MB from Cambridge in 2002, and his MA from the same institution in 2003. The doctor went on to receive specialist training in gastroenterology and bariatric surgery in England, receiving the prestigious “Trainee of the Year” award in 2010. That same year, he received his PGCME from the University of Bristol. Later, Mr. Monkhouse undertook a fellowship in bariatric surgery in Newcastle. In 2012, he was inducted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
The doctor maintains membership in a number of professional organizations, including the aforementioned Royal College of Surgeons, the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society, the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland, the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland, and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity. In addition, he has published many papers in respected international journals, as well as contributed to various published books on weight loss surgery.
For patients in need of GI or weight loss surgeries, Mr Monkhouse is an excellent choice. He is highly regarded in the field of weight loss surgery and has even designed his own training program for future generations of bariatric surgeons, with the goal of ensuring high standards in weight loss surgery are maintained. Aside from weight loss surgery, the doctor also specializes in gallstone removal, hernia repair, and heartburn/acid reflux procedures. His weight loss surgery techniques include keyhole/minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy, endoscopy, and all common methods of gastric modification, such as a balloon, bypass, band, and sleeve procedures.
Mr Monkhouse believes that personalized care delivered by a multidisciplinary team of experts is critical to successful patient outcomes.
Primary Medical Qualifications
BChir 2001 University of Cambridge
MB 2002 University of Cambridge
Specialist Register entry date
General surgery From 31 Jan 2014
MA 2003 University of Cambridge
PGCME 2010 University of Bristol
FRCS 2012 Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity