Benjamin Tan

General Surgery

23 years of experience
23 years of experience


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Mr. Benjamin Tan is a Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, where he joined the Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery unit in January 2017. He graduated with an MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) from the University of Glasgow in 2003.

In 2012, Mr. Tan was awarded an MD (Doctorate in Medicine) from the University of Edinburgh, funded by a European Union research grant. His research into cancer cachexia led to several publications in medical journals.

Mr. Tan undertook specialist surgical training in the East Midlands in general and upper GI surgery. He obtained his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2014 and completed his specialist surgical training (CCT) in 2016.

Before his appointment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mr. Tan completed an advanced oesophagogastric fellowship at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He is fully trained in both laparoscopic and open surgeries, with a specialist interest in complex oesophagogastric conditions, including gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernias, and oesophageal and gastric cancers.

Mr. Tan provides online teaching for the Masters of Surgical Sciences programme at the University of Edinburgh and tutors third-year medical students from the University of Birmingham. He retains an active interest in research on nutrition and body composition and its effects on outcomes following oesophago-gastric cancer surgery.


Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

All procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Appendicectomy
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Gallstone Surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST) Excision
  • Gastroscopy
  • General Surgery
  • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
  • Hiatus Hernia Surgery
  • Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Bilateral Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Lumps and Bumps Removal
  • Niseen's Fundoplication
  • No Mesh Hernia Repair
  • Oesophageal and Stomach Surgery
  • Oesophagectomy
  • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
  • Open Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Open Hernia Repair
  • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
  • Stricture Treatment
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Biliary Stricture
  • Femoral Hernia
  • GORD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST)
  • Heart Burn
  • Hernia
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipoma
  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Reflux
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Umbilical (Belly-Button) Hernia





Registered with

General Medical Council: 06075001


Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham, B15 2FQ

  • Wednesday:
    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £300

Follow-up appointment: £200


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