Mr Simon Weaver
Primary Specialities: Upper Gastrointestinal & General Surgery
Special Clinical Interests
- Mr Simon Weaver is a consultant upper gastrointestinal & general surgeon based at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend. Simon specialises in all aspects of upper gastrointestinal and general surgery, but has a particular interest in gallbladder, hernia and bariatric (obesity) surgery.
- The vast majority of Simon’s operations are carried out laparoscopically (keyhole) most often as day case procedures. He is impressed by the benefits that keyhole surgery confers - quicker return to normal activity with less pain experienced.
Simon has a deep seated interest in teaching, and teaches doctors at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He teaches on the Royal College of Surgeons of England Basic Surgical Skills and Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient courses and is an honorary lecturer to Worcester University.
Current NHS and/or university posts
He was appointed as a consultant initially at County Hospital in Hereford but and has since returned to his Welsh roots in South Wales.
Year of Qualification