Specialist Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgeon

Secretary: Elizabeth Venn

Telephone: 07903 069 861

Specialist Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgeon

Specialist Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgeon based in Cornwall

About Michael Clarke

Michael is a Specialist Laparoscopic Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and Hernia Surgeon, practising at both the Duchy Hospital Truro and the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

He specialises in diseases of the gallbladder, oesophagus and stomach, including gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy), anti-reflux surgery, hiatus hernia surgery, achalasia and bariatric (weight loss) surgery, as well as abdominal wall and groin hernia surgery. He is a JAG accredited endoscopist and established the oesophageal physiology service in Cornwall. Michael lives in Cornwall with his wife and three young children.


I highly commend his approachable friendly manner. He made me feel at ease and informed through all aspects of my treatment and surgery.

15th January 2020

Surgery, care and follow-up were carried out to a very high standard. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Mr Clarke to others.

18th December 2019

I found Mr Clarke extremely confident in this line of surgery, knowledgeable and very nice. Had a great ability to keep me at ease throughout.

8th June 2019

Perfect from referral to discharge. Everything explained fully. Every discussion with Mr Clarke was perfectly judged.

1st December 2018

Mr Clarke was outstanding from the start of my treatment to the end. He was empathetic, knowledgeable, respectful and made you feel at ease.

23rd August 2018

Mr Clarke was extremely efficient both in consultation and surgery. He was very caring and took time to explain procedures.I would highly recommend him.

24th January 2018

Very pleased with outcome of op from Mr Clarke. Just like 2016 he was very helpful and so professional. Would definitely recommend.

27th January 2018

Excellent manner both in consultation, pre- and post-op. Would definitely be happy to see him and recommend to others requiring surgery.

13th October 2017

Mr Clarke made the whole experience a breeze. So calm, polite and understanding of patients' needs.

13th September 2017

My introduction to Mr Clarke was met with a warm smile and a firm handshake. He was professional and friendly and put me at ease. I have no hesitation in recommending Mr Clarke.

9th August 2017

Mr Clarke did everything he said he would. Appointments came through quickly and I was made to feel comfortable and I had confidence in Mr Clarke from the outset.

1st June 2017

Mr Clarke has been most helpful to my specific situation. He made allowances for me and adapted to my particular health issues.

24th February 2017

Mr Clarke could not have done more for me. He looked after me and made me feel important and safe.

23rd February 2017

Whole experience was very professional, so felt safe in his hands. Communication so important and Mr Clarke was brilliant.

1st December 2016