Shaun Preston

General Surgery

34 years of experience
34 years of experience



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Mr Shaun Preston is a General Surgeon and is Head of the Oesophago-Gastric Unit at The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust Hospital. He specialises in Upper GI surgery, laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery and endoscopy. His areas of interest include the management of reflux, Barrett's oesophagus, oesophageal and gastric cancer, hernia repair, management of gallstones, robotic surgery, and interventional endoscopy including endoscopic ultrasound.

Mr Preston attained Bachelor of Science (BSc(Hons), 1987), Bachelor of Medicine (MB, 1990), Bachelor of Surgery (ChB, 1990) degrees and a Doctor of Medicine (MD, 1997) from Leeds University. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was awarded his Fellowship (FRCS(Eng)) in 1996. His Intercollegiate Fellowship in General Surgery (Upper GI) (FRCS(Gen)) was awarded in 2000, where he was also honoured with the ASGBI Gold Medal &

Prize for the best results across the UK and outstanding performance in the viva voce examinations.

Mr Preston was also awarded the prestigious Japanese Foundation for the Promotion of Cancer Research / British Council Fellowship at the National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo (2001) where he worked in the Gastric, Oesophageal &

Endoscopic Divisions. He also was a Visiting Surgeon at the Division of Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2006). He has an international reputation, lectures widely and demonstrates surgical technique around the world. In 2015 he was the Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting.

He is a member of many professional bodies and has also been a Council Member of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) and the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain, International

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and Ireland (ALSGBI).

He is Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of Surrey. His research interests are in the evaluation and optimal management of patients with oesophageal and gastric cancer. He is National Chief Investigator for one

NCRI portfolio study (NeoAEGIS) and Principal Investigator on another (OCCAMS). He has clinical interests in Enhanced Recovery (ERAS), Standardised Clinical Pathways and Prehabilitation ahead of surgery (Prehab).

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Upper GI Surgery
  • Fundoplication / Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Giant (Paraoesophageal) Hiatus Hernia Repair
  • GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST) Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Transgastric Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
  • Upper GI Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Barrett's Oesophagus Surveillance
  • Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration
  • Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Component Separation Repair for Large Incisional Hernia
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Fundoplication
  • Swallowing problems (Dysphagia)
  • Giant paraoesophageal hernia repair
  • GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST) surgery
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Enhanced Recovery
  • Open Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair


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

All procedures

  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Hiatus Hernia Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gallstone Surgery
  • Niseen's Fundoplication
  • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
  • Gastroscopy
  • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
  • Enteral Feeding
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST) Excision
  • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
  • Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Appendicectomy
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Achalasia Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Oesophageal Stent Insertion
  • Open Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Open Hernia Repair
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Robotic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST) Surgery
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stricture Treatment
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Barrett's Oesophagus
  • Acid Reflux
  • Hernia
  • Gallstones
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Achalasia
  • Appendicitis
  • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
  • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST)
  • Heart Burn
  • Lipoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs)
  • Oesophagitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Swollen Stomach




BSc(Hons) MB ChB MD FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Gen)

Registered with

General Medical Council: 3487888


Chelsea Bridge Road, London, SW1W 8RH


St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9BS

  • Friday:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Guy's Cancer Centre, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT


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Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.99 / 5

Personal care received

4.97 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.96 / 5



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