Mr Andrew Jenkinson
Job Title: Surgeon
(GMC no: 3469439) Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon. Mr Andrew Jenkinson is a consultant surgeon with advanced training and expertise in laparoscopic, or keyhole, surgery. He works privately at the world renowned London Clinic on Harley Street and also for the NHS, at the prestigious University College London Hospital (UCLH). Current Positions Surgical Lead at The Centre for Weight Loss, Metabolic and Endocrine Surgery UCLH Head of Quality and Safely (Clinical Governance) GI Services UCLH Chairman of Bariatric Development at The London Clinic Founder and Director of The London Bariatric Group Mr Jenkinson has had extensive training in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgical techniques in London, Europe and America. He has performed over 2,000 procedures to date. He currently carries out approximately 100 laparoscopic hernia operations and a similar number of gallbladder procedures per year. He has a specialist interest in the laparoscopic treatment of sports hernia (Gilmore’s groin). His training in bariatric, or obesity, surgery conforms with the criteria required by The British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMBS). He provides the full range of obesity surgery procedures, including gastric bypass, gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy and revisional bariatric surgery. He performs approximately 200 weight loss procedures per year. He has a reputation for performing extremely safe surgery with a very low complication rate and a zero mortality rate. He has been nominated as the lead clinician for quality and safety (governance) in GI surgery at UCH. In 2010 Mr Jenkinson founded The London Bariatric Group to help provide patients with a world class weight loss surgery service in London. He works with a strong team of allied health professionals to help patients before, during and after surgery. The service provides long term personal follow up which is essential to maintain the excellent results of surgery. In 1999 Mr Jenkinson completed a Masters research thesis on the effectiveness of keyhole surgery in the treatment of acid reflux, which causes heartburn. He has subsequently published extensively in the scientific literature and has presented at national and international meetings. He continues his interests in research and development by sitting on the BOMBS sub-commities for Emerging Technologies and Education.