Haris Khwaja


MD, DPhil (Oxon), FRCS

Consultant General/Laparoscopic Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon (Appointed 2012)

Co-Director: International Bariatric Club (Appointed 2012)

Phoenix Health Bariatric Surgery Supercentre


University Hospital Aintree Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool,  United KingdomTel:+0044 (0) 7714093403 Wirral, United KingdomTel:+0044 (0) 7714093403
10 Harley Street Spire Murrayfield Hospital
London, United KingdomTel:+0044 (0) 7714093403 Wirral, United KingdomTel:+0044 (0) 7767933792


Spire Bushey Hospital
London, United KingdomTel:+0044 (0)7714093403 
Tel:+0044 (0) 7767933792



Co-Director – International Bariatric Club
Director – International Bariatric Club Symposia

Bariatric & Metabolic Institute

Cleveland Clinic, Ohio

United States


Specialist Advisor: Bariatric Surgery (2012 – current)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

United Kingdom

Email: harisk@doctors.org.uk    haris.khwaja@phoenix-health.co.uk


Fellowship – Advanced Laparoscopy/Bariatric Surgery: Phoenix Health (Gravitas), Liverpool, UK


Fellowship – Advanced Laparoscopy/Bariatric Surgery: Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA


Senior Surgical Residency – General/Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery: Northwest Thames (Chelsea & Westminster) General Surgery Training Program, UK

2001 – 04

DPhil (PhD) – Clinical Medicine:

Christ Church College, University of Oxford, UK

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, & Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, UK

Funding: British Heart Foundation and Royal College of Surgeons of England Surgical Research Fellowship

1999 – 2001

Oxford Junior  Surgical Residency Training Program, UK


Internship: Royal Free Hospital, London, UK


MD – Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, UK

Proxime Accessit (1997) – University of London Gold Medal

Distinctions (1997) – Surgery, Medicine, Pharmacology, Pathology

Medals (1997) – Surgery, Medicine, Cardiology, Pathology, Psychiatry

Prizes (1992-97) – 21 Prizes & 4 Certificates of Merit