Mr Roger Ackroyd

Consultant General & Upper Gastrointestinal



MBChB, MD (Distinction), FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Gen Surg)


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About Mr Roger Ackroyd, Consultant General & Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon

Mr Roger Ackroyd is a highly accomplished and respected Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon. He has been providing exceptional care to patients at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2001. With his extensive training and expertise, he has become a leading figure in the field of upper GI and bariatric (weight loss) surgery.

Patients seeking the best possible surgical outcomes can trust in Mr Ackroyd’s impressive background and dedication to his craft. After qualifying in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Sheffield in 1989, he completed his surgical training primarily in the South Yorkshire area, with a valuable year spent working in a specialist unit in Adelaide, South Australia. This diverse training experience has equipped him with the skills and knowledge necessary to handle a wide range of complex cases.

Since his appointment as a Consultant, Mr Ackroyd has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to staying at the forefront of his field. He has visited numerous European Centres of Excellence, including Lyon, Gothenburg, Amsterdam, Orleans, and Brugge, to learn from and collaborate with leading experts in upper GI and bariatric surgery. This dedication to continuous learning and improvement ensures that his patients receive the most advanced and effective surgical treatments available.

With one of the largest and most successful bariatric surgical practices in the UK, Mr Ackroyd has performed an impressive 5000 procedures, showcasing his exceptional surgical skills and expertise. His strong track record in research, with over 100 publications and presentations, further demonstrates his commitment to advancing the field and improving patient outcomes. Moreover, he has supervised several higher surgical degrees, contributing to the education and development of the next generation of surgeons.

Mr Ackroyd’s leadership and contributions to the surgical community have been widely recognized. He is the past President of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) and has served as a Council member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS). Additionally, he holds memberships in the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ALSGBI) and the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI), further testament to his standing within the surgical profession.

For patients considering upper GI or bariatric surgery, Mr Ackroyd offers unparalleled expertise, a wealth of experience, and a commitment to delivering the best possible outcomes. With his extensive training, impressive surgical record, and dedication to staying at the forefront of his field, patients can confidently entrust their care to this exceptional surgeon.

Mr Roger Ackroyd’s Areas of Expertise

  • General Surgery
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery (Surgery on the upper digestive system)
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight loss surgery)
  • Hernia Surgery (Repairing hernias)
  • Gallstone Surgery (Removing gallstones)
  • Anti-reflux Surgery (Surgery to prevent acid reflux)
  • Upper GI Cancer Surgery (Surgery to treat cancer in the upper digestive system)
  • Obesity Surgery (Surgery for weight loss)
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding (Minimally invasive weight loss surgery with a gastric band)
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass (Minimally invasive weight loss surgery to bypass part of the stomach)
  • Intra-gastric Balloon Insertion (Placing a balloon in the stomach to aid weight loss)
  • Revision Bariatric Surgery (Surgery to revise previous weight loss procedures)

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