Guy Slater was appointed as an NHS consultant surgeon in 2004, specialising in laparoscopic gastro-intestinal surgery including weight loss or obesity surgery. His NHS practice is at St. Richard's Hospital, Chichester, part of the Western Sussex NHS Trust. He practices privately in Sussex, Guildford, Harrow and London.
Guy Slater has completed over 1300 bariatric procedures. Much of his time is now spent concentrating on the most difficult revision operations.
In addition to bariatric surgery, Guy specialises in laparoscopic upper gastro-intestinal surgery including gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy), anti-reflux surgery and hernia surgery. He has completed thousands of these procedures.
Guy Slater is a regional member of the Morbid Obesity Surgery Clinical Reference Group, which advises NS England, The National Commissioning Agency, on bariatric or metabolic surgery.
Guy has a research interest in bariatric surgery and has published many papers on the subject. He is often invited to talk to patient groups and colleagues about obesity surgery.