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.
His surgical research was at Guy’s hospital and focused on critical care in the surgical patient.
Simon Atkinson's particular interest is in pancreatic disease such as pancreatitis, both acute and chronic, as well as pancreatic cancer.
He performs upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and colonoscopy and also general surgical procedures such as hernia repairs and removal of cysts and lumps.
Last updated: February 2023