Mr Andrew Harris - Qualifications and expertise

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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)