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Richard Hardwick

Consultant upper gastrointestinal surgeon

I am a consultant general surgeon with an interest in upper gastrointestinal conditions.
Richard Hardwick

A surgeon is a doctor who can operate and knows when not to.

William Ogilvie

My current role

I am a consultant general surgeon and I was lead clinician for upper GI surgery from 2001 to 2021. I established the Cambridge Oesophago-gastric Centre in 2001. We are now a team of seven surgeons.

I contribute to the general surgery emergency rota and operate on patients with gallstones and hernias.

Previous history

I was a senior lecturer in surgery in Cardiff from 1999 to 2001 and before this a lecturer in surgery in Bristol where I did most of my senior training. I was President of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons in Great Britain and Ireland from 2017 to 2019

Memberships and accreditations

  • Royal College of Surgeons England
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • European Hernia Association

Personal interests

I enjoy walking, kayaking and photography.