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Mr Paul Goldsmith

Consultant General and OG surgeon


Practices at: BMI The Alexandra Hospital

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Paul is a consultant general surgeon with a specialist interest in UGI surgery (diseases of the oesophagus and stomach) at Manchester Foundation Trust . He was appointed in 2017.

He graduated from The University of Leeds and subsequently trained in Yorkshire, where he attained an MD  “1H NMR spectrometric identification of biomarkers in renal transplantation”. He moved to Manchester for higher surgical training and then spent a period of time in The Netherlands. Paul has over 30 publications and has presented his work nationally and internationally. 

Within his current consultant role he is general surgical lead clinician for the national emergency laparotomy  audit and lead for frailty within general surgery where he is heading up an NHS England pilot study for care of patients undergoing abdominal operations with underlying co-morbidities. He takes an active role in undergraduate teaching. 

Paul has set up the Reflux Centre providing an MDT approach to this condition, working very closely with ENT, gastroenterology and GI physiologists to provide optimum treatment for this condition.

Paul covers all aspects of general and emergency surgery, with a subspecialty interest in reflux/heartburn, regurgitation LINX, oesophageal dysmotility. dysphagia, hernia – including hiatus, incisional, epigastric/ventral and groin, gallstones and endoscopy.

  • European foregut society

  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD); LINX; reflux; regurgitation; dyspepsia; hiatus hernia; laparoscopic fundoplication
  • Oesophageal dysmotility; achalasia; laparoscopic Heller's myotomy
  • Gallstones; laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Hernia; inguinal hernia; femoral hernia; incisional hernia; umbilical hernia
  • Emergency surgery; appendicectomy; laparotomy
  • General surgery; abdominal pain; weight loss; vomiting; anaemia

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