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Mr James Gossage

Mr James Gossage


Consultant upper GI surgeon

Specialises in upper GI surgery including oesophageal and gastric cancer.


Mr James Gossage is a consultant upper gastrointestinal surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ where he performs a wide range of general surgical and day case procedures. He is clinical lead for upper GI surgery and lead surgeon for oesophageal and gastric cancer.

He received his BSc in physiology in 1996 before attaining his MBBS from Guy’s and St Thomas’ in 1999. He received his master of surgery higher degree in 2008 and was named a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010.

After completing his training in London, James was awarded a laparoscopic surgical fellowship and a HCA foundation award to study advanced surgical techniques in the Professorial Unit in Adelaide, Australia. He also received a Royal College of Surgeons grant to enable him to train in trauma surgery in South Africa.

He has appeared in 50 peer review publications and has a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons.


  • Hernias
  • Gall bladder issues
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Oesophaegeal and gastric cancer
  • Genetics of oesophageal cancer
  • Achalasia

Treatments/ procedures

  • Open/laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Complex incisional hernia repairs and cholecystectomy
  • Gall bladder removal
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Oesophageal and gastric cancer surgery
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • LINX procedure for acid reflux.

Membership of professional bodies

  • General Medical Council
  • Association Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Practice locations

Guy’s and St Thomas hospitals