Simon Atkinson

Consultant surgeon

Biography

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.

He originally qualified from The Royal London Hospital and then obtained surgical training in the South East Thames region. His surgical research was at Guy’s hospital and focussed on critical care in the surgical patient. Higher surgical training was at Guy’s Hospital and at the Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia.

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 I have been a consultant pancreatic surgeon there as part of the Institute of Liver Studies.

Member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons

Last updated: November 2019

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