Meet the team

Duff webpage

Professor Duff Bruce

Duff will be one of the first people you see at your assessment, he will carry out your operation and will be on hand for all of your follow-up. Duff is Scotland’s leading weight loss surgeon and one of the world leaders in the field


Liz websiteElizabeth Bruce

Elizabeth is the heart and soul of The Private Surgeon.  As our Patient Coordinator she will be your first port of call for any help or information. A trained  nurse, Liz now manages The Private Surgeon and will help to guide you through all aspects of your journey







Glynis webpageGlynis Leslie

Glynis is The Private Surgeon’s Secretary and Book keeper.  She looks after all the paperwork and bills and deals with all our invoices






Fiona 2 websiteFiona Sim

Fiona is a qualified dietician with many years experience helping patients to manage and lose their weight. She will be one of the first people you meet and will be on hand for all of your follow up visits






Lene CHPLene Forrester

Lene is our expert in psychological assessment. She will help you to understand more about the changes you may need to make and will also, importantly, make sure that you are really ready for the operation






Stuart website

Stuart Stephen

Stuart is our advanced scrub practitioner.  He helps with many of our operations and you may well meet him when you are in hospital.  He is the steady hand that holds the camera during your surgery



Alastair websiteProfessor Alastair Chambers

Prof Chambers is one of our anaesthetists.  He is an expert in bariatric anaesthetic techniques and has been working with the team for 12 years.  He will look after you before and after your surgery







Jamie webpage

Dr Jamie MacDonald

Jamie is one of our anaesthetists.  He joined us 5 years ago and is also an expert in cardiac bypass anaesthesia.  So, your heart  is in safe hands

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