Mr Paul Gallagher

Contact Details: 01670 564135 (Miss Wendy Fergie, Secretary)

paul.gallagher@nugits.nhs.uk

Hospitals where he runs clinics: Hexham, Wansbeck

Hospitals where he operates: Hexham, Wansbeck, NSECH

Qualification: MD FRCSEd (Gen) FFSTEd MBBS

Areas of interest: Laparoscopy; gallstones, cholecystectomy and bile duct exploration; open and laparoscopic hernia repair including local anaesthetic repair; surgery for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; emergency laparoscopic surgery. Massive incisional hernia repair including Components of separation techniques

Background Information: Mr. Gallagher qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1990. He then underwent surgical training in the Northern Region of England. Following a period of training in Adelaide, Australia he commenced work as a Consultant Surgeon in Northumbria NHS Trust in 2004.

Other Interests:Lead surgeon for the Upper GI Surgery Department, Northumbria Healthcare Trust. Training Programme Director and Deputy Head of School of Surgery HEE NE & Cumbria; Intercollegiate Examiner in General Surgery. Author and editor for the NUGITS website.