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Mr Ben Cresswell

Consultant HPB, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon

MB ChB, FRCS (Gen Surg)

Practices at: BMI The Hampshire Clinic

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Mr Ben Cresswell is a Consultant General Surgeon, with a special interest in liver, pancreatic and gallstone disease. He trained in Scotland, London and the South East and is a Consultant Surgeon at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

He has a substantial research background in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, liver cancer and critical care of diseases relating to the liver and pancreas. This mirrors his main clinical interests of complex gallstone disease, pancreatitis and liver surgery for a range of malignant and benign conditions including bile duct injuries.

He has a further interest in hernia repair, including complex abdominal wall defects and is happy to offer a range of laparoscopic or open operations for these conditions. In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Cresswell is an Honorary Lecturer and Laparoscopic Tutor at the Cuschieri Skills Centre, a member of the editorial board of Surgery journal and a regular reviewer for several other publications.

He has been heavily involved in surgical training and is a past member of council of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Association of Surgeons.

Clinical Interests

  • Gallstones
  • Pancreatitis - acute and chronic
  • Liver cancers - primary and secondary
  • Benign liver tumours and cysts
  • Bile duct injuries
  • Abdominal pain
  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Abdominal compartment syndrome and critical care
  • Upper GI endoscopy
  • All hernia surgery
  • Complex abdominal wall defects/reconstruction
  • Skin and sub-cutaneous lesions

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the International HPB Association
  • Member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • Member of the Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

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