Mr Paul Goldsmith

Consultant Ugi and General Surgeon

Contact Details

Professional Biography

Spire Manchester Tuesday 11am-1pm
The BMI Alexandra Tuesdays 9-10am
Spire Hale Thursday 6pm-8pm

Paul is a consultant general surgeon with a specialist interest in UGI surgery at Manchester Foundation Trust. He was appointed in 2017.
He graduated from The University of Leeds and subsequently trained in Yorkshire, where he attained an MD in “1H NMR spectrometric identification of biomarkers in renal transplantation”. He moved to Manchester for higher surgical training and then spent a period of time in The Netherlands. Paul has over 30 publications and has presented his work nationally and internationally.
Within his current consultant role he is general surgical lead clinician for the national emergency laparotomy audit and lead for frailty within general surgery where he is heading up an NHS England pilot study for care of patients undergoing abdominal operations with underlying co-morbidities. He takes an active role in undergraduate teaching.

Areas of interest
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), reflux, dyspepsia, hiatus hernia, laparoscopic fundoplication, LINX
Oesophageal dysmotility, achalasia, laparoscopic Heller's myotomy
Gallstones, laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Hernia, inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, incisional hernia, umbilical hernia
Emergency surgery, laparotomy, appendicectomy
Investigations of weight loss, anaemia, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting.

Ethicon linx proctor for the UK
Implantica refluxstop consultant


Reflux, LINX, oesophageal dysmotility. dysphagia, hernia – including hiatus, incisional, epigastirc/ventral and groin, gallstones and UGI endoscopy