Miss Fenella Welsh

Consultant Surgeon

MB BChir. MA MD FRCS(Gen.Surg)

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS)
  • International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA)

Clinical Interests

  • Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Gallstone disease
  • Primary and secondary liver cancer
  • Laparoscopic and open hernia surgery

Personal profile

Miss Fenella Welsh is a Consultant Hepatobiliary & General Surgeon working in the BMI The Hampshire Clinic and the NHS. She graduated from Cambridge University and St Mary’s Hospitals Medical School in 1992, before conducting a research fellowship in Leeds and completing her surgical training in London and the South West Thames region. Fenella then undertook two specialist Surgical Fellowships. The first was in Edinburgh, in Hepatopancreaticobiliary and Transplant Surgery. The second was a more focused Liver Surgery Fellowship in Basingstoke, following which she was appointed there as a Consultant Hepatobiliary & General Surgeon in 2005.

Fenella is very patient-focused and always puts her patients first. She is a member of a number of professional organisations and regularly attends and is invited to speak at national and international meetings, ensuring she remains up to date and at the forefront of patient care. She is a current Committee Member of the Great Britain & Ireland Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Association (GBIHPBA) & previous faculty on a number of national training programmes, including Improving the Management of Patients with Advanced Colorectal Tumours (IMPACT). She has published extensively and her current clinical and research interests include reducing the risks surrounding complex liver surgery. She also advises the Parliamentary Ombudsman when requested.

Fenella's clinical interests include all aspects of Hepatobiliary surgery, the management of gallstone disease and gallstone surgery, liver cancer and neuroendocrine tumours (NETS). She also has a keen interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery, including laparoscopic gallbladder, biliary and hernia surgery.

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