Mr Ben Cresswell

Speciality: Hepatobilary


Role at Hospital

  • Consultant HPB, General & Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • Associate Medical Director for Workforce
  • Surgical Lead for Foundation Training
  • Professor of Surgery - St George's University International Medical School

Special Interests

  • Gallstones & Cholecystectomy
  • Liver Cancer and Resection
  • Pancreatic Cancer and Resection
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Severe and Complex Pancreatitis
  • Laparoscopic (Keyhole) Surgery
  • Repair of Bile Duct injuries
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hernias


  • MB ChB - University of Dundee
  • FRCS - Royal College of Surgeons
  • MD (Res) - University of London
  • Member of the International HPB Association
  • Member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • Member of the Pancreatiic Society of Great Britatin & Ireland
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Clinical Lecturer - Pelican Cancer Foundation and Cuschieri Surgical Skills Unit

Additional Info

Clinical Profile

Mr Cresswell is a Consultant Surgeon with a special interest in cancer surgery, gallstone disease and hernias.  He is a specialist in surgery for liver and pancreatic cancers and also has an interest in complex multi-organ resections for cancers that have spread elsewhere within the abdomen (such as the lymph nodes and soft tissues).  He also treats patients with severe pancreatitis and has pioneered a number of minimally invasive treatments for complicated pancreatitis.  

He has a research interest in keyhole surgery, critical care and cancer treatment and also has a keen interest in education.  He is a past-president of the Association of Surgeons in Training and a past council member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.


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