Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery Experts

Professor Basil Ammori is a U.K. and Internationally recognized expert in Laparoscopic and Obesity Surgery with experience in over 10,000 laparoscopic procedures.

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Laparoscopic Surgery Experts

We offer a leading and internationally accredited service in obesity (bariatric) surgery privately at the Internationally accredited Bariatric Centre of Excellence at the Spire Hospital, Manchester as well as at the Alexandra Hospital in Manchester, UK.

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Professor Basil Ammori

Professor Basil Ammori

Professor Basil Ammori is a Consultant Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon at Salford Royal Hospital (NHS) and an Honorary Professor of Hepatobiliary & Bariatric Surgery at The University of Manchester. Professor Basil Ammori is a Lead Bariatric Surgeon in the UK and the Director of the Internationally Accredited Bariatric Centre of Excellence at the Spire Hospital, Manchester. He has expertise in over 4000 laparoscopic (keyhole) weight loss surgical procedures including gastric band, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric plication, duodenal switch and gastric balloon as well as complex revision surgery, and has successfully operated on people with body mass index as high…


Laparoscopic Surgery

Obesity Surgery

In The Media

Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple’s Procedure)
Manchester Surgical Week 2015 – Prof Basil Ammori speaking
Embarrassing bodies TV show
Manchester Evening News
Daily Mail Online: Woman who lost 22st after gastric bypass surgery has 3st of excess SKIN removed
GP Online: Professor Basil Ammori discusses the influence of bariatric surgery on diabetes and heart disease
Monica’s story: bypass gave me miracle baby
Pauline’s story on The American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons

Meet The Team

Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery Team

Jenny Taylor

DieticianJennie Taylor Bsc (hons) Dietetics and Nutrition, RD

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Alison Whitworth

BSc, PG Dip, RD

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Louise Coyle

BSc, PG Dip, RD

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Dr Mark Forrest

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

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Professor Basil Ammori

Professor Basil Ammori is a Lead Bariatric Surgeon in the UK

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What Our Patients Say


Now, thanks to the gastric sleeve procedure – which is performed by key-hole surgery and…

Jaccy Lord

Professor Ammori and his team changed my life and I am so grateful! xxxxx Thank…

Pauline Mole Gibbons

Pauline Mole Gibbons, 49, dropped from 40st to 18st after life-saving gastric bypass surgery. Mrs…

Emma Louise Wren

Professor Ammori performed my Sleeve gastrostomy in June 2012 when I was 28 yrs old,…

Marie McKenna

I had my gastric sleeve operation in October 2012. My sister had had a gastric…


Dear Prof. Ammori Further to our skype call last night as promised I have attached…

Pauline Zvimba,Sleeve

Hi Prof. Ammori Seven and a half stone lost since November. Can't thank you enough,…


I had struggled with my weight since I was 7 years old , so over…