Personal profile

Cynthia-Michelle Borg qualified as a Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Malta in 1997. After foundation and basic surgical training at St Luke’s Hospital, she moved to the UK for specialist training.

She completed a research degree (MD University of London) at the department of surgery at King’s College Hospital and at the department of metabolic medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London. Miss Borg completed her specialist surgical training in upper GI, general and bariatric surgery in London (Royal London Hospital, University College Hospital, Whittington Hospital) and North-East Thames region.

She completed a laparoscopic and bariatric surgical fellowship at University College Hospital, London. In 2012, she was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon at University Hospital Lewisham.

Her specialist clinical and research interests are bariatric (weight loss) and metabolic surgery. She also has a keen interest in laparoscopic (keyhole) abdominal surgery, in particular the management of gallstone disease and gastro-oesophageal reflux.

Miss Borg has published in peer reviewed journals and presented in national and international meetings. She is a reviewer for several international journals and the associate editor for the Journal of the International Bariatric Club.

Clinical Interests

  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Abdominal wall hernias
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux and upper GI surgery and endoscopy
  • Bariatric (weight loss) and metabolic surgery
  • Biliary surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
  • Association of Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • International Bariatric Club American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

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