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 Gallbladder Surgeon Hertfordshire

To the website of Mr Douglas Whitelaw Consultant General Surgeon with a specialist interest in Laparoscopic gallbladder, hernia and weightloss surgery. His practice is based in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.


Contact Details


Practice Mobile 07715 346331




Qualifying as a doctor in 1990 from Edinburgh University Medical School, his higher surgical training took place in the Northwest Thames Region which included specialist training at the Chelsea & Westminster, Middlesex, Hammersmith & Royal Marsden Hospitals.


He joined The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation in 2004 as a Consultant General Surgeon with a special interest in Laparoscopic, Gallbladder, Hernia and Weightloss Surgery. He has served as Clinical Director of Surgery for three years and currently heads up The Weight Loss Surgical Unit.



MBChB  1990 Edinburgh University 


FRCS (Edin) 1994 


FRCS (Gen. Surg.) 2002


Professional Associations


Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh



AUGIS (Association of Upper Gastro Intestinal

Surgeons of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)




BOMSS (British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society)




British Medical Association



General Medicine Council (GMC) No 3499681





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Specialist Areas
Gallbladder Surgery  

Gallbladder Surgeon

Bile Duct Exploration

Removal of Gallstones

Obstructive jaundice

Tumours of the pancreas and bile ducts

Biliary bypass operations


Weightloss Surgery
Lap. Gastric Band

Lap. Sleeve Gastrectomy

Lap. Gastric Bypass

Revision Weightloss Surgery

Gastric Balloon

Obalon Balloon

Gastric Band Adjustments

Hernia Surgery

Groin hernias; Laparoscopic & open

Re-do groin hernias

Femoral hernias

Sportsman's hernias

Incisional hernias

Umbilical hernias

Ventral hernias

Parastomal hernias








Gallbladder Surgeon Hertfordshire
Gallbladder Surgeon Hertfordshire
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