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Mr Ewen Griffiths

Consultant General & Upper GI Surgeon


Practises at: The Priory Hospital

Ewen Griffiths

Personal Profile

Mr Ewen Griffiths works as Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham. He is a specialist in treating patients with Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgical problems.
Mr Griffiths graduated MB ChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) from Dundee University, Scotland in 2000.  He achieved Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) in 2004. 

His research in to ‘hypoxia associated factors’ in oesophagogastric cancer at Paterson Institute of Cancer Research, Christie Hospital, Manchester and Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester led to many publications in leading medical journals and the award of MD (Doctorate in Medicine) degree from Manchester University in 2006.  Higher surgical training was obtained in the North West of England, including Specialist Registrar posts in Salford Royal Hospital and Royal Preston Upper Gastrointestinal Units.

He obtained his Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons in 2010 and completion of specialist surgical training (CCT) in 2012.  He trained for a year as a Senior Upper Gastrointestinal Fellow in the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia.  His training in Australia was in the field of advanced laparoscopic surgery for anti-reflux surgery, giant hiatus hernia repairs, upper GI cancer and Bariatric surgery.
He joined the Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery unit, as a Consultant, at the University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation NHS Trust in Sept 2012.   He works privately at the The Priory hospital in Birmingham.

Clinical Interests

  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Gallstone disease and cholecystectomy
  • Acid reflux and fundoplication surgery
  • Hiatus hernia surgery
  • Achalasia treatments
  • Oesophageal and gastric cancer
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Hernia surgery

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons (GB&I)
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (GB&I)
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
  • International and European Association of Diseases of the Esophagus
  • International Gastric Cancer Association
  • British Hernia Society