Mr Rhys Thomas

Personal profile

Originally from West Wales, Mr Thomas undertook his medical training at Imperial College School of Medicine. He worked as a house officer in Central London and undertook Senior house officer surgical training in Guildford, Surrey. In 2007 he was appointed to the South West Thames surgical registrar training region and specalised in Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. This included three years at the renowned St Georges Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Centre in South West London. 

He is currently a consultant in Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgery at Croydon University Hospital in South London. Mr Thomas live in South London with my family and he enjoys cycling in his spare time.

Mr Thomas has a special interest in laparoscopic surgery, particularly of groin and abdominal wall herniae.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Clinical Interests

Upper Gastrointestinal
  • Gallstones
  • Biliary colic
  • Cholecystitis
  • Acid-reflux / Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
  • Dyspepsia
  • Regurgitation
  • Upper GI endoscopy
  • Weight loss
  • Abdominal pain
General surgery/Abdominal wall
  • Incisional hernia
  • Umbilical / paraumbilical hernia
  • Epigastric hernia
  • Groin lumps
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Acute appendicitis
  • Acute abdomen
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Lipoma
  • Sebaceous cysts
  • Skin lesions

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