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Mr Clive Kelty

Consultant Upper GI & General Surgeon


Practices at: Thornbury Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Clive Kelty qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1994, and subsequently trained in surgery in Leeds, Newcastle and Sheffield, as well as a year as a Fellow at Concord Repatriation General Hospital in Sydney. He was initially appointed as a Consultant Upper GI & General Surgeon at Doncaster Royal Infirmary in 2007, and moved to Sheffield in 2013.

Mr Kelty's main interest is in upper gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery, with a focus on the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux, hiatus hernia and upper GI cancers (including Barrett's oesophagus).

Mr Kelty also has an interest in minimally invasive hernia and gallbladder surgery, and day case surgery. His thesis entitled "Endoscopic Ablation of Barrett's Oesophagus" was awarded in 2006 and was the first clinical PhD awarded by the University of Sheffield. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and also presented at national and international meetings. Mr Kelty is the CDG Lead Clinician for upper GI Cancer in the Yorkshire and Humber Region (South), as well as being a member of the Joint Committee for Intercollegiate Examination Question Writers Panel. He is also a National Cancer Peer Reviewer.

Clinical Interests

  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Hiatus hernia
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Gallstones
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Oesophagogastric cancer

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • The Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association