Mr Aldridge is a General Surgeon in Hertfordshire with special interests in pancreatobiliary and gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery and endoscopy. He qualified from St Mary’s Hospital and undertook surgical training in several London Teaching Hospitals including St Mary’s, the Hammersmith Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital. He then underwent specialist training in liver, pancreatic and biliary surgery in Paris where he developed an interest in gallbladder disease. He is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and has a Master of Surgery higher degree from London University.

Mr Aldridge has a special interest in gallstones, gallbladder polyps and gallbladder surgery. He undertakes laparoscopic cholecystectomy (key-hole gallbladder surgery) at Spire Harpenden Hospital and has a wide experience in this operation having performed upwards of 2000 since his appointment as a Consultant Surgeon in 1992.

Mr Aldridge undertakes a full range of hernia surgery at Spire Harpenden Hospital. (Inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, abdominal/ventral hernia and incisional hernia). Specifically for umbilical hernia, abdominal/ventral and incisional hernia laproscopic (keyhole) repair is also offered. Mr Aldridge is a member of the British Hernia Society.

He has a particular interest in endoscopy – colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and gastroscopy. He performs over 200 colonoscopies per year and offers training in colonoscopy at the Eastern Regional Endoscopy Centre. He undertakes colonoscopy on a regular basis at Spire Harpenden Hospital.

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