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Mr Vincent Yip

Consultant HPB/ General Surgeon

Mr Vincent S Yip is a specialist in treating gallstones and biliary disease, pancreatic and liver pathologies, hernias, and all general surgical procedures. He is currently a consultant Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB)/ General Surgeon at the Royal London Hospital.  


Mr Yip graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2000. He undertook his Doctor of Medicine research degree on acute pancreatitis at the University of Edinburgh between 2003 – 2006. His higher surgical training was at the Mersey Deanery from 2006 to 2013. He was trained by imminent Professor John Neoptolemos in pancreatic surgery and Professor Graeme Poston for liver surgery in Liverpool. To advance his HPB surgical skills, he undertook his post specialist training fellowship at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong University and King’s College Hospital, London for 2 years in HPB and Liver transplantation.  

Between 2015 and 2018, Mr Yip was a Consultant HPB Surgeon at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, the largest pancreatic centre in the UK, prior to moving down to London. He was the clinical lead for pancreatic cancer MDT and pancreatic neuroendocrine service.  

He has published extensively with over 30 scientific papers and book chapters, and numerous national/ international presentations on specific HPB topics. His current research focuses on application of clinical databases and participating in surgical trials.  

Clinical Interests

Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Interests:

  • Primary liver tumours

  • Liver metastases

  • Pancreatic cancer

  • Pancreatic pathologies

  • Complex gallbladder service and bile duct stones

Minimal Invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) surgery

General Surgery

  • Groin and abdominal wall hernias 

  • All general surgical procedures 

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association 

  • Association of Upper GI Surgeon 

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow 

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