Qualifications: BSc, MBChB, MSc, FRCS
Background: Andrew Davies graduated from Edinburgh University and subsequently undertook his higher surgical training in the South East London region. His training included time spent at King’s College liver unit, the Royal Marsden and St Thomas’ hospitals. During his training he was awarded two prestigious laparoscopic surgery fellowships to UPMC, Pittsburg, USA and Unitas MC, Pretoria, SA.
He is a consultant Upper GI surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, specialising in oesophago-gastric and general surgery. The unit is a tertiary referral centre for oesophageal and gastric cancer as well as complex benign disorders.
He has a strong academic background with a first class honours BSc, a Masters with distinction and ongoing research links with King’s College London as well as the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an honorary senior lecturer at King’s College, London.
His research interests include the staging and management of oesophageal cancer, particularly focussing on outcome prediction and individualised therapy. His clinical interests are in oesophago-gastric cancer, anti-reflux surgery and the utilisation of laparoscopic surgery in the development of enhanced recovery programmes.
He is the author / co-author of 25 peer reviewed publications
Hobbies: Rugby, cricket, golf, skiing