Mr Paul Leeder is a renowned consultant general surgeon who specialises in laparoscopic, upper GI (gastrointestinal), bariatric and hernia surgery.
He provides patients with treatment for a variety of conditions such as obesity, gastro-oesophageal cancers, reflux disease, gallstones and hernias. Furthermore, Mr Leeder is highly trained and skilled in numerous surgical procedures, including laparoscopic (keyhole) procedures. In fact, he performs over 300 laparoscopic procedures per year. He also assists with diagnosis and treatment using upper GI endoscopy.
After qualifying in medicine in 1989 from the University of Sheffield, Mr Leeder underwent training in Nottingham, Leeds and Oxford. His specialist training also took him further afield out of the UK. Mr Leeder was awarded a prestigious fellowship in laparoscopic surgery in Adelaide, Australia, and he also trained in Lyon and Hamburg before beginning his consultant post in Derby.
Since 2002, he has worked as a consultant in both the NHS and private health sector, and private patients can access Mr Leeder's first-class medical services in Derby and Nottingham. Not only does he contribute to his field through patient care, but also through conducting medical research. What's more, as Director of Education for The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, he's at the forefront of teaching and training the next generation of surgeons.