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David Lloyd: Consultant General and Laparoscopic Specialist, Gall Bladder Specialist, Hernia Specialist and Groin Specialist

David Lloyd
Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Gall Bladder Specialist, Leicestershire:David Lloyd

A Consultant Surgeon specialising in gall bladder surgery, hernia surgery and groin surgery including sportsman’s groin and Gilmore’s groin.


David M Lloyd is a full-time Consultant Surgeon at the Leicester General Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester Medical School. He specialises in keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery and liver surgery. He was appointed in 1994 and has gained in international reputation in liver surgery, hernia surgery and groin surgery.


He qualified in 1980 from St. George’s Hospital, London and trained in London, Chertsey and Leicester. He spent 3 years in Chicago and 18 months in Hamburg, Germany where he was trained in liver transplantation and complex hepatobiliary surgery. He now has a very extensive liver and laparoscopic practice and has been a trainer in laparoscopic surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in London, as well as the European Institute for Endoscopic Surgery in Germany. He trains surgeons in laparoscopic surgery and continues to develop new techniques in both liver and laparoscopic surgery.

More information about David Lloyd can be found on his websites www.davidmlloyd.com and www.lloydrelease.com.


Clinical interests

David M Lloyd has pioneered many operations and developed a microwave machine to treat liver cancer. This machine is now being used in many of the world’s top cancer hospitals in Europe, America and Australia. He coordinated an international study on the efficacy of microwave liver ablation performed at these centres. He has an extensive laparoscopic practice and has one of the largest series of laparoscopic gallbladder operations (over 3000), laparoscopic hernia operations (over 7000), and spleen and adrenal procedures. 

Over the last 10 years he has developed a new and innovative procedure for the treatment of sportsman’s groin known as the Lloyd Release Procedure (see www.lloydrelease.com) which has brought him international acclaim. Groin pain often occurs in athletes and is also known as Gilmore’s groin. The Lloyd Release Procedure is performed by keyhole surgery and reduces the pain in the groin caused by tension of the ligaments whilst also strengthening the groin using a mesh. He is frequently on the faculty of the American, European and British Hernia Societies.


Research interests 

David  Lloyd has published extensively on a variety of surgical disorders with more than 100 peer-review publications and 100 published abstracts on laparoscopic surgery and liver surgery. He has also written more than 10 book chapters on  liver surgery, microwave liver ablation and the treatment of groin pain. His main research interests include microwave heat ablation of liver cancer, laparoscopic surgery and the treatment of groin pain.



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Date of registration:

15 Jul 1980


Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals

Mr David Lloyd is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals including The Nuffield Health Leicester and Spire Healthcare. He is recognised by many leading private insurers including BUPA, AXA PPP, Simply Health, WPA, Norwich Union and many others
Spire admitting rights
Nuffield admitting rights


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Spire Leicester Hospital, Gartree Road,

Oadby, Leicester, LE2 2FF 

Tel: 0116 2653044 

Fax: 0116 2653672

Email: dmlloyd1@aol.com


Areas of expertise



Places of work

NHS treatment

Leicester Royal Infirmary
, Infirmary Sq, Leicester, LE1 5WW 

Tel: 0116 254 1414 


Private treatment

Spire Leicester Hospital, Gartree Road,

Oadby, Leicester, LE2 2FF 

Tel: 0116 2653044

Fax: 0116 2653672 

Email: dmlloyd1@aol.com