Mr Ewen Griffiths

Personal profile

Mr Griffiths works as Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham. 

He is a specialist in treating patients with Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgical problems; including abdominal hernias, gallbladder disease, reflux disease; endoscopy, and gastric and oesophageal cancer Mr Griffiths graduated MB ChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) from Dundee University, Scotland in 2000. 

He achieved Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) in 2004. His research in to ‘hypoxia associated factors’ in oesophagogastric cancer at Paterson Institute of Cancer Research, Christie Hospital, Manchester and Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester led to many publications in leading medical journals and the award of MD (Doctorate in Medicine) degree from Manchester University in 2006. 

Higher surgical training was obtained in the North West of England, including Specialist Registrar posts in Salford Royal Hospital and Royal Preston Upper Gastrointestinal Units. He obtained his Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons in 2010 and completion of specialist surgical training (CCT) in 2012. 

He trained for a year as a Senior Upper Gastrointestinal Fellow in the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia. His training in Australia was in the field of advanced laparoscopic surgery for anti-reflux surgery, giant hiatus hernia repairs, upper GI cancer and Bariatric surgery.

Professional Membership

  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • GB&I West Midlands Surgical Society
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons

Clinical Interests


  • Hernia surgery (open and laparoscopic)
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Anti-reflux surgery and hiatus hernia repair
  • Endoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Gastric and oesophageal cancer management and surgery

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