Bart Decadt

Bart Decadt

General Surgeon


Tel: 0161 440 9997Email:

I specialise in...

  • Obesity surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Surgery for cancers of the stomach and oesophagus
  • Surgery for Barrett's oesophagus

Accreditation and admitting rights

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Bart Decadt

Mr Bart Decadt completed his medical training in Belgium, and took up surgical training in South Africa and Manchester. Mr Decadt also undertook the first MD degree at the University of East Anglia in laparoscopic surgery.  

He was appointed as a consultant surgeon in 2005 at Stepping Hill Hospital.  He has pioneered laparoscopic assisted cancer surgery for the stomach and oesophagus in the North West.  

Mr Decadt's main clinical interest is bariatric surgery and he was involved with the first laparoscopic gastric banding in the UK in 1997.

He specialises in advanced laparoscopic surgery (keyhole), bariatric surgery (obesity surgery), and surgery of the gallbladder, bile duct, oesophagus and stomach. 

You can see recent testimonials, clinical information and videos of procedures on his website

Clinical interests

Mr Decadt's extensive list of clinical interests includes obesity surgery, diabetes, gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, obesity, weight loss surgery, surgery for cancers of the stomach and oesophagus, surgery for Barrett's oesophagus.

All operations are laparoscopic (by keyhole).

Research interests

Mr Decadt has a special interest in laparoscopic obesity surgery and was also one of the pioneering surgeons to perform laparoscopic oesophagectomy and gastrectomy in the Northwest to treat patients with oesophageal and stomach cancer.

Professional details


MD (Leuven), MD (Norwich), FRCSI, FRCS (Gen Surg)

Qualified in 1992 in Belgium

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

Memberships and associations

Bart Decadt is a member of the following professional associations and organisations...

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALS) European Association for Endoscopic Surgery British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society  (BOMSS)

Languages spoken

  • English

Treatments provided by Bart Decadt

Services offered by Mr Decadt include laparoscopic surgery, bariatric surgery, anti-reflux surgery, bile duct exploration, cholecystectomy, gastric bypass for obesity and/or diabetes and other laparoscopic procedures.

All operations are laparoscopic (by keyhole).

Treatments, operations and tests

  • Anti-reflux surgery (Laparoscopic)
  • Gall bladder removal (Laparoscopic)
  • Gastric balloon
  • Gastric band/lap band
  • Gastric bypass
  • Hernia Repair - Groin (Inguinal) - Open surgery
  • Sleeve gastrectomy

Internet details


Spire Manchester Hospital  

170 Barlow Road
Greater Manchester
M20 2AF

Main phone: 0161 440 9997
Main email:

Other locations I work at

Spire Regency Hospital  

West Street
SK11 8DW


Spire Fylde Coast Hospital  

St Walburgas Road

Spire Cheshire Hospital  

Fir Tree Close

Main phone: 01925 215058
  • Consulting room

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