General and Upper GI Surgical Unit

We offer a full range of general elective and emergency upper gastrointestinal surgery.


We are based in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Beds are located in Wards 106 and 107.

There are now a total of 77 beds, shared by all general surgeons.

Team members

Our team consists of consultant surgeons, surgical trainees and clinical nurse specialists.


Expertise in several areas including: oesophago-gastric cancer, bariatric surgery, benign upper GI surgery and complex abdominal wall surgery.