Goldie Khera

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Goldie is an experienced general, laparoscopic, emergency and Bariatric Surgeon. His surgical practice centres around Brighton and Hove and he operates from 6 hospitals in Sussex and the South Coast. Goldie specialises in laparoscopic gall bladder, single or multiple complex recurrent hernias, adhesions, Gilmores groin/sports groin hernia, emergency/short notice surgery and Bariatric weight loss surgery.


Whether you are insured, self pay or NHS - availability is no problem. Goldie is available for regular weekly consultations at multiple locations and then Surgery to ensure that your general surgical problems are sorted ASAP!


Mr Goldie Khera went to medical school at Liverpool University; he taught physiology and was awarded an intercalated BSc (Hons) Physiology in 1995 researching molecular pain producing substances. Goldie qualified with an MBChB in 1998.


Most of his surgical training took place in the Mersey deanery, where he completed his MRCS; he subsequently spent 12 months as a registrar in Brisbane Australia in 2003 where he learnt laparoscopic gastro-intestinal surgery. After returning to Merseyside he successfully completed his FRCS in 2010; he then obtained his Certificate of Completion of training (CCT) – Specialist GMC Register 2010.


Mr Goldie Khera subsequently undertook a fellowship at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong 2010, where regular robotic and advanced natural orifice laparoscopic surgery is undertaken. He was then selected for one of only two nationally selected Ethicon Bariatric fellowships at North Tyneside Hospital 2011-2012.


Mr Khera has a keen interest in surgical training and education and was elected President of the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) 2011-2012. He has numerous publications and has presented his clinical research and on behalf of ASiT both nationally and internationally.


Mr Goldie Khera is General Surgical lead for medical students and Honorary senior clinical lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. He is the pastoral General Surgical lead for Foundation Doctors in training from the South Thames Foundation School at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS trust. He is also the Brighton and Sussex University Hospital representative at our local deanery Health Education Kent Surrey and Sussex (HEKSS) on behalf of our Surgical Training Registrar's. As well as co lead, founder and surgical appraiser of the new internal Surgical Clinical Fellow rotation at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust. This 2 year surgical training scheme has been heavily in demand and allows non training grade junior registrar grade surgeons to rotate through surgical specialties of their choice including Orthopaedics, ENT, Plastics, Neurosurgery, Vascular, Breast, Colorectal, Upper GI, Emergency and Urology. With a strong emphasis on teaching, training and medical education with elements of this Masters level training subsidised by HEKSS.


He performs most general surgeries laparoscopically and is part of the emergency surgical on call rota as a substantive Consultant General Surgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust. He operates and does consultations at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath as well as the Lewes Victoria Hospital.


Mr Goldie Khera is married, enjoys interior design and DIY and loves gardening with his daughter – growing some fruit, vegetables and herbs. He enjoys the great outdoors especially cycling, canoeing, horse riding and skiing. His hobbies also include amateur astronomy and astrophysics. Mr Khera was shortlisted for astronaut interview in Hamburg, Germany by the European Space Agency in July 2008.


The Argus

Emergency and Trauma Consultant Surgeon Mr Goldie Khera calls for helmet safety following increase in cycling injuries. - Read more >

Diet and body

Consultant General Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon Mr Goldie Khera advises on tips to take control of your diet and body. - Read more >


Goldie recently discussed hernias, a common problem that can affect us all, with the Brighton and Hove Independent - Read more >

Groin Injuries

Has a groin injury stopped you from cycling? Find out about Mr Goldie Khera's effective treatment to get you back in the saddle - Read more >

Goldie Khera Featured on Inside Out South East

Goldie Khera was recently featured on BBC South East's Inside Out programme where he discussed the effects of obesity on health services in the South East. - Read more >


Mr Goldie Khera is an Honorary Clinical Senior lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. Click to read DDU teaching feedback. Read more >

Brighton Bariatrics presented three original patient pathway and safety research posters at the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity IFSO London 2017. Read more >


Research Interests

Improving clinical surgical training, quality outcome measures and enhanced recovery.


Current NHS Post

Consultant General Surgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust


Year Of Qualification



Current Memberships

Past President of the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) 2011-12

ASiT Executive 2010-2014

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB and Ireland (ALSGBI)

Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)

British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST)

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)


The Montefiore Hospital, BN3 1RD


The Montefiore Hospital is a state of the art hospital located on the South Coast in the heart of Brighton and Hove. Patients treated at the Montefiore Hospital benefit from on site diagnostics, laminar flow theatres offering superior cleanliness and talented supporting staff who offer unrivalled patient care.

Nuffield Health Brighton, BN2 6DX


Nuffield Brighton offer a wide range of services and treatments with exceptional facilities, complemented by the most up to date technological medical equipment to deliver fast, effective and efficient healthcare treatments. Patient accommodation is clean and modern and all rooms have en suite facilities.

Nuffield Health Haywards Heath, RH16 1UD


Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital, situated on the town's outskirts, has become an established part of the local community providing first class private healthcare to both locals and patients from further afield.

Other Locations


Mr Goldie Khera also performs surgery in the following locations:


  • Royal Sussex County Hospital Brighton
  • Princess Royal Hospital Haywards Heath
  • Lewes Victoria Hospital


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Alternatively, please call Mr Khera's secretary to book an appointment on 01273 627 022 or for general enquiries, please call 01273 828 148.


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Mr Goldie Khera ia a RMBF volunteer Medical Liaison Officer. He has been fundraising for and supporting the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund since 2011. This is a charity supporting Doctors and their families in financial hardship following illness or bereavement.


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