Bariatric Surgery: UCLH

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UCLH Bariatric Centre for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery offers comprehensive medical and surgical services for the treatment of adults with obesity with the aim of improving health through weight management.

The multi-disciplinary team is comprised of:

  • consultant obesity physicians
  • consultant bariatric surgeons
  • bariatric anaesthetists
  • psychologists
  • clinical nurse specialists (CNS)
  • bariatric dieticians
  • exercise therapists
  • pathway co-ordinators. 

Services include laparoscopic surgery for upper gastrointestinal benign disease (including anti-reflux surgery) and laparoscopic day-case surgery for hernia and chloelithiasis.

Eligibility Criteria


  • BMI of 40 kg/m2 or more
  • BMI between 35-40 kg/m2 and other significant disease (for example, type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure) that could be improved with weight loss

How to Refer


Referral methods: e-Referrals

Refer via e-RS

For urgent cancer referrals, see the 2WW page.

How to find service on e-RS

  • Specialty: GI and Liver (Medicine and Surgery)
  • Clinic type: Upper GI including Dyspepsia
  • Service name: Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery - Gastroenterology Department - UCLH - RRV


UCLH Bariatric Centre for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery

Service Feedback

Sandeep Bharkar, Service Manager, GI Surgery 07535 690 024

Review date: Saturday, 11 January 2025