Mr Chris John


  • Qualified Royal London Medical College in 1988
  • FRCS primary in 1990
  • FRCS second part 1992

Mr Chris John


Mr Chris John is an Associate Specialist in General Surgery

Mr John has a particular interest in day case surgery. He has performed well over a 1000 hernia operations of which at least 500 have been under local anaesthetic.

Selected career highlights

  • Starting surgical training in London at the London and St Bartholomew’s hospital.
  • Continued training at St George’s Hospital as well as the Joyce Green Hospital, Kent and then at Kings College Hospital, London.
  • Further training and research in Bath and South West before starting in at the RUH hospital, Bath in 2000. Became Associate Specialist in 2008.
  • Involved in Deanery training courses for junior surgeons at the RUH hospital in Bath.
  • Educational supervisor and appraiser and member of LNC.

Member of

  • Association Surgeons Great Britain & Ireland,
  • Association of Surgeons in Primary Care,
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England,
  • Member of the GMC, MDU and BMA
Mr Chris John works at the following clinics
Chippenham - Hathaway Medical Centre


The purpose built Hathaway Medical Centre was opened in January 2007 more

Westbury - White Horse Health Centre


Westbury Health Centre which was opened in September 2012 provides excellent patient care in a dedicated Day Surgery unit. more

Mr Chris John performs the following services
Hernia Surgery

Hernia Surgery

We have been providing a safe, effective and personalised hernia surgery service since April 2006. Over 1700 patients have been successfully more

What they say

Thank you very much for the kindness and care you have given me. I will always recommend your service to everyone. Thanks once again.

Hernia Surgery - November 2016

Very thorough and understanding. Polite, friendly and would highly recommend.

Hernia - May 2017

The care I received was excellent throughout. Everything was thoroughly explained and I was given every opportunity to ask questions.

Hernia Surgery - November 2016

Felt I mattered. Well looked after throughout. All procedures explained to me and I really felt my needs were met.

Hernia Surgery - January 2017

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