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



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

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.