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Steve Hornby works as a Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon at Gloucestershire Hospitals

NHS Foundation Trust.

He holds private practicing privileges at both Nuffield Health Cheltenham and The Winfield Hospitals. 


Originally from Liverpool, he qualified from Nottingham Medical School in 2003.

After a Trauma Surgery elective in Houston Texas, he completed his basic surgical training in Lincoln, worked as a Simulation and Clinical Skills Fellow in Nottingham and completed higher surgical training in the Southwest of England.


In 2015 he undertook an Upper GI Fellowship at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Australia and a visiting Upper GI observership at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong.


His primary clinical interests include Oesophago-gastric cancer, Bariatric surgery, Benign Upper GI conditions including the management of gallstone disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux and hiatal hernias, hernia surgery and abdominal wall reconstruction.

He was an early collaborator in the UK Trainee led research movement as a cofounder of SPARCS (Severn and Peninsula Audit and Research Collaborative for Surgeons) and was awarded an Doctorate from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, for his research into oesophago-gastric cancer screening.

He is a keen surgical educator, having designed and convened several courses in technical and non-technical surgical skills.


He has served as both President and Director of Education of the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) and in 2013 he was awarded Membership of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


He is a member of the Association of UGI Surgeons (AUGIS) and the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMMS)


Steve is married to the multi-talented Clare and they have 2 young sons.

In his spare time he enjoys walking, learning to cook and has recently taken up pottery.

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