Mr Mo HamdanConsultant General, UGI and Bariatric Surgeon


    Mohammed Hamdan has been employed as a substantive consultant surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Trust, Reading since 2021. He also practices at Spire Dunedin Hospital-Reading, the Berkshire Independent Hospital-Reading and Circle Hospital-Reading. He specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for hernias, gallbladders, reflux disease and weight loss surgery. He also performs diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI endoscopy.

    Surgical procedures

    Specialist surgical procedures include:

    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    • Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct exploration
    • Laparoscopic or Open Hernia repair (groin and abdominal wall hernias)
    • Laparoscopic antireflux procedures (primary and revisional)
    • Laparoscopic Hellers myotomy (for achalasia)
    • Laparoscopic splenectomy
    • Laparoscopic Roux en Y gastric bypass
    • Laparoscopic Gastric Band surgery
    • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Revisional bariatric surgery
    • Insertion of gastric balloon (Orbera and Obalon)
    • Upper GI Endoscopy including botox, BRAVO capsule and dilatation
    • Excision of skin lumps/ lesions


    Mohammed Hamdan qualified in 2005 from The University of Jordan, Amman. Following this, Mr Hamdan came to the UK and underwent basic surgical training in Southampton followed by higher surgical training in the Bristol region. During this time, he became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2010 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2018.

    After completing his surgical training he was awarded with a CCT in General Surgery with sub-specialty interest in Upper GI surgery. He subsequently underwent a post CCT fellowship in Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading between 2019 and 2021. During this period, he developed expertise in all forms of Bariatric surgery, minimally invasive gallbladder, hernia and anti-reflux surgery and upper GI endoscopy. Since then, he has been appointed as a substantive Consultant Emergency, UGI and Bariatric Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading in October 2021.

    Mohammed sees private patients at Circle Hospital, Spire Dunedin Hospital, and Berkshire Independent Hospital.

    Professional memberships

    • Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)
    • International Federation of Obesity Surgery (IFSO)
    • Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
    • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI)