Name: Peter Small
BOMSS roles: Council Member and member of the National Bariatric Surgery Registry Committee.
Current Post: Consultant General Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland.
Undergraduate training: University of Edinburgh.
Surgical Training: Basic Surgical training – East of Scotland Programme; MD research – Ninewells Hospital Dundee; Specialist Surgical training – Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.
Other roles: Surgeon Commander Royal Navy Reserves 1985 – current.
Research / Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, laparoscopic surgery, anti-reflux surgery and biliary surgery.
BOMSS role: Appointed in 2012, I want to put metabolic surgery on a sure footing in the UK with appropriate standing in the world arena. This requires BOMSS to achieve recognition for excellence in service provision, thoughtful guidance to medical, allied healthcare and political associates and promotion of guided training for all service providers.
Interests outside of medicine: My old car, an MGA the same age as myself!