Ms Avril Chang

Consultant Upper GI Surgeon

Year Qualified

1990

Qualifications

MBBS, FRACS

Specialty

General Surgery

Special Interests
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Hernia and gallbladder problem
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
Biography

Dr Chang is a Consultant General Surgeon with specialist interest in Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery and Hernia and Gallbladder problems.

She was trained and educated in Australia and then completed senior surgical training in Leeds and London before being appointed to King's College Hospital in 2006. She holds full membership of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons, the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society and the British Medical Association. She is also currently the Surgical Tutor for Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons (England).

Dr Chang’s interests are in all aspects of Gallstone Diseases and the surgical treatment of Obesity. She specialises in performing laparoscopic surgery for all operations which she undertakes. She also performs all types of hernia repairs including laparoscopic (keyhole) repairs where appropriate.

Professional Memberships
  • ALS Association
  • British Hernia Society
  • British Medical Association,
  • British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society
  • The Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
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