Chris Pring is a specialist laparoscopic (key-hole), bariatric (weight loss) and general surgeon. He has been an NHS Consultant Surgeon since 2008.
Chris performs over 350 laparoscopic procedures each year. The range of these operations includes:
Treatment of gallstones
Surgery for acid reflux
Primary and complex bariatric surgery
General abdominal procedures
Chris is a recognised trainer of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery for the NHS. He runs a number of successful programmes for surgeons in training.
He is an active member of the specialty associations for laparoscopic and bariatric surgery – The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (ALS), The Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS), The British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) and The International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO). He is often invited to present and lecture to other healthcare professionals and patient groups on aspects of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery.
Chris has recently featured in the BBC documentary. Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS in a Day (BBC2) which was an eight part series filmed on location across the NHS during a single 24 hour period. . Channel 4's "Embarrassing Bodies", Sky1 series "Fat Families" and "Fat Surgeons" on UKTV.
To learn more about Chris Pring visit http://chrispring.com/