Weight Loss Surgery at Duchy Hospital

Duchy Hospital is Cornwall's only private hospital with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality healthcare treatments and services. Duchy Hospital was opened in 1981 by the late HRH Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and is located in a pleasant rural setting on the outskirts of Truro.

By investing in advanced medical technology, the hospital offers a wide range of treatments and services. The three fully equipped ultra clean air theatres are particularly suitable for orthopaedic procedures such as arthroscopy, hip replacement and knee replacements. The hospital is also equipped with a day case theatre, with endoscopy facilities and a state of the art cardiac catheter laboratory.

Duchy Hospital offers the following weight loss procedures:

Gastric Bypass Gastric Band Gastric Sleeve Gastric Balloon Gastric Band Failure Gastric Bypass Failure Gastric Sleeve Conversion

Weight Loss Surgery Consultants at Duchy Hospital

Mr FInlayMr Ian Finlay

Ian Finaly underwent his surgical training in the UK, Australia and the USA prior to
being appointed at RCHT in 2007.
He established and is the clinical lead for the RCHT Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Service and is a member of the National Bariatric Surgery Database data committee.

Clinical Interest:

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic General and Upper GI Surgery

Academic Qualifications:

  • B,Med.Sci
  • BM, BS
  • MD
  • FRCS (Eng)

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

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Why We're Different

  • Access to a team of specialist bariatric nurses – expert medical advice and regular medical reviews
  • Access to the hospital out of hours service
  • Access to a dietician - expert nutritional advice on making the most of the procedure you have chosen to have
  • 2 x-ray adjustments and up to 6 clinical adjustments
  • Access to your surgeon as clinically indicated
  • Access to support groups for patients
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