Bariatric Surgery

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University College London Hospitals (UCLH)

UCLH Bariatric Centre for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery offers comprehensive medical and surgical services for the treatment of adults with obesity with the aim of improving health through weight management. The multi-disciplinary team is comprised of consultant obesity physicians, consultant bariatric surgeons, bariatric anaesthetists, psychologists, clinical nurse specialists (CNS), bariatric dieticians, exercise therapists and pathway co-ordinators. Services include laparoscopic surgery for upper gastrointestinal benign disease (including anti-reflux surgery) and laparoscopic day-case surgery for hernia and chloelithiasis.

There is a monthly ULCH bariatric patient support group.

Whittington Health

The North London Obesity Service at Whittington Hospital provides the following operations, performed laparoscopically: gastric banding, Roux-en-Y bypass (gastric bypass), single anastomosis gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy as well as revision surgery. Prior to surgery, supervised dieting and medication, supervised physiotherapy and psychological evaluations take place.




How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service:


Referral methods: Email

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Unit

UCH Referrals Centre, University College London Hospitals, Ground Floor North, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PG

t: 020 3447 9460


Tertiary referrals

We are part of the national bariatric network and as such referrals come from the whole of England.


UCLH Bariatric Centre for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery

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