James Ramus

General Surgery

27 years of experience
27 years of experience



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Mr James Ramus qualified from St Mary's Hospital medical school (now Imperial College), London in 1997.

He was awarded an MBBS (1997) and BSc in Anthropology (1996). He underwent basic training in london until 2004 and then continued his higher surgical training in the Oxford region which he completed in 2010. During this time he was also awarded an MD in clinical research from University College, London for his work on Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal cancer. He has published over 25 peer reviewed papers to date.

He was appointed as a consultant Upper GI and Bariatric surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading in May 2012. Over the last 8 years he has helped develop the Bariatric surgical service into a regional/Level 1 centre performing over 200 Bariatric procedures a year. The unit started performing Robotic Bariatric surgery in 2017 and are currently the only unit in the UK who routinely perform this type of surgery.

Mr Ramus works together with 3 other UGI/Bariatric surgeons as part of Thames Valley General Surgery LTD (TVGS)- a private surgical consortium providing surgical services to the independent sector.

'Optimise weightloss' is part of TVGS and includes a full multi-disciplinary team specialising in all types of weight loss procedures including primary and revisional operations.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Gall bladder surgery
  • Acid reflux surgery
  • Weight loss surgery
  • gastric bypass
  • sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric band
  • Robotic Bariatric surgery
  • Revisional Bariatric surgery
  • Endoscopic gastric balloon
  • Hernia surgery - laparoscopic and open
  • Revisional anti-reflux surgery
  • laparoscopic splenectomy
  • Upper GI endoscopy
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Robotic bariatric surgery
  • Revisional weight loss surgery


Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery, Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery

All procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Gastric Balloon
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Open Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Achalasia Surgery
  • Appendicectomy
  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Gallstone Surgery
  • Gastric Banding
  • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Niseen's Fundoplication
  • Non-Surgical Weight Management
  • Open Hernia Repair
  • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
  • Splenectomy
  • Video Consultation
  • Weight Loss Programme
  • Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery

All conditions

  • Appendicitis
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Gallstones
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatitis
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss





Registered with

General Medical Council: 4440994


41 Welbeck Street, London, W1G 8DU


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Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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