Edward Harper is specialist laparoscopic and upper gastrointestinal surgeon.
After graduation from Nottingham University Medical School, and following basic surgical training he completed his higher surgical training in the West Midlands. In 2004 he was awarded the intercollegiate FRCS with special interest in upper GI surgery.
Following appointment as a consultant at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust in 2005 he has built up a large laparoscopic upper GI practice. The majority of his time is spent treating gallstones, gastro-oesophageal acid reflux, hiatus hernias and abdominal wall hernias; most cases being performed laparoscopically.
In addition to his clinical practice he is Programme Director of the West Midlands Core Surgical Training Scheme.