Simon Atkinson

Consultant surgeon


Simon Atkinson is a consultant surgeon in the upper gastrointestinal surgical unit at St Thomas’ Hospital and the Institute of Liver Studies at King's College Hospital.

In 1999 he was appointed a consultant upper gastrointestinal and general surgeon to Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. In 2004, pancreatic surgery was centralised at King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill and since then has been a consultant pancreatic surgeon there as part of the Institute of Liver Studies.

Member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons

Education and training

  • Qualified from The Royal London Hospital
  • Surgical training in the South East Thames region.
  • Higher surgical training was at Guy’s Hospital and at the Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia.

Research interests

His surgical research was at Guy’s hospital and focused on critical care in the surgical patient.

Last updated: February 2023

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