Mr Nick Carter

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon

MBBS MSc FRCS (Gen.Surg)

Year qualified:2000


Personal profile

Mr Nick Carter is a Specialist Laparoscopic Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon. He qualified from medical school in London and did his specialist higher surgical training in the South West and Wessex before settling in the South Downs.  

In addition to his UK training he spent two and half years in South Africa working in trauma and General Surgery units and completed his Masters in Surgical Science at Imperial College London. Following a Postgraduate Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery at University College Hospital London he was appointed as an NHS consultant at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth. 

Nick is the Principle Investigator for the ByBandSleeve Trial at Portsmouth and is on the Trial Monitoring Committee. He has coauthored the chapter on Extreme Obesity Surgery in the book Obesity, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery. Nick specialises in diseases of the oesophagus & stomach including weight loss (Bariatric & Metabolic) surgery, antireflux (hiatus hernia) surgery, bilary (gallstone) surgery, and abdominal wall & groin hernia surgery. Nick lives in Hampshire with his wife and 3 children who keep him on his toes.

Professional Memberships

  • British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society
  • International Federation of Surgical Obesity
  • Association Of Upper GI Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Association of Surgeons Great Britain & Ireland
  • British Hernia Society

Clinical Interests

  • Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Upper GI Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Gallbladder Disease, Reflux & Hiatus Hernia
  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer

Useful Links

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

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