Mr Simon Gibson

Personal profile

Mr Gibson qualified and trained in General Surgery in the West of Scotland before conducting a specialist fellowship in Bariatric and Upper GI surgery in Sydney, Australia.

He currently practices in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow as a specialist General, UGI and Bariatric surgeon conducting weight loss, gallbladder, anti-reflux and hernia surgery. Interventional endoscopy and ERCP also form a large part of his practice.

Mr Gibson has an interest in training junior surgeons and is currently deputy TPD for core surgical training in the West of Scotland.

Mr Gibson conducts research in weight loss surgery but is also the principal investigator at QEUH for a national randomised trial comparing surgery and medical management for gallbladder problems.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Faculty of Surgical Trainers

Clinical Interests

  • Upper GI
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Gall bladder surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Anti-reflux surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

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