Mr Ian Beckingham is a Consultant Laparoscopic General Surgeon and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon with extensive experience in keyhole surgery. He has performed over 3,000 keyhole hernia repairs and over 1,000 keyhole (laparoscopic) gallbladder operations.
He has pioneered keyhole surgery of the liver and pancreas in the UK and sits on the Council of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB (ALS). He is Honorary Secretary of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS).
Mr Beckingam is Lead Clinician for Liver and Pancreatic services at the Queens Medical Centre and Chairman of the Liver and Pancreatic Cancer Centre for Nottingham University Hospitals. He runs the MAESTrO Laparoscopic Training Unit for the East Midlands and teaches and trains at National and International meetings. His special areas of expertise at BMI The Park Hospital include keyhole surgery for hernias, gallbladders and heartburn (reflux/hiatus hernia).