Mr Andrew Harris - Qualifications and expertise


Mr Andrew Harris

Consultant General, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon

He received extensive training in centres throughout the UK and Ireland and is recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC) as a specialist in General Surgery.

He completed fellowship training in Liverpool, Chester and South Africa where he learnt advanced laparoscopic skills in the field of surgery for obesity (Bariatric/weight loss surgery) and hiatal hernia/anti-reflux surgery under the mentorship of internationally renowned experts. He works as a Consultant Surgeon in Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

His Qualifications include:

  • MBChB - University of Birmingham
  • MSc in Surgery - University of Hull
  • FRCS Ed (Gen. Surg) - Fellowship by examination of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Higher Surgical/Specialist Surgical Training Programme - Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency
  • Certificate in Safety and Quality, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training - General Surgery
  • Diploma in Surgical Infections
  • JAG Recognised Upper GI Endoscopist
  • Member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
  • Member of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society (BOMSS)
  • Membership of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
  • Member of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES)