Chris Pring

Name: Professor Chris Pring

Speciality: Upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery

Locations: Chichester, Guildford, East Grinstead, Harrow, Brighton

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
  • The International Federation for Surgery of Obesity
  • General Medical Council

Procedure Types

  • Gastric Balloons
  • Gastric Band
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Revisions
About Chris Pring

Chris Pring is a highly experienced surgeon. As well as his renowned expertise in weight loss surgery, he specialises in the treatment of hernias, gallstone disease and acid reflux.

He graduated from Cambridge University and as well as working in the UK, he has worked across the world, including Australia, Japan and the USA.

He has been a NHS consultant surgeon for over 13 years. Importantly, his private practice mirrors his NHS practice and he will only treat patients within his specialist fields.

He is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the UK (see and he performs over 450 laparoscopic procedures each year.

He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey, actively involved in surgical research. He is a recognised national trainer for laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. He is a member of the Patient Safety Committee for the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society.

Chris is often invited to present and lecture to other healthcare professionals on aspects of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. He is frequently invited to appear, or pass comment, as the ’expert’ on a number of TV shows across the BBC, and cable networks, as well as on the radio and in the national and regional newspapers.

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