Mr Martin Brett is a consultant general and gastro-intestinal surgeon based in Warrington since 1995. He has a special interest in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract.
His key clinical interests also include:
Surgery for gastro-oesophageal reflux
Surgery for gall stones and common bile duct stones
Hernia repair surgery, including sportsman's hernia
Children's surgery (circumcision, herniotomy, testicular maldescent and skin lumps)
Gastro-oesophageal reflux is a major interest and Mr Brett provides a service for all aspects of management. This includes investigation (endoscopy, oesophageal manometry, 24 hour oesophageal pH study), surgical treatment (anti-reflux surgery). He also assesses and treats oesophageal motility disorders such as cardial achalasia.
His laparoscopic work includes laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic antireflux surgery and laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. Adult hernia work also includes management of incisional hernia and recurrent hernias.
Up to 2016 Mr Brett participated in a General Surgical Emergency rota involving management of General Surgical and Gastrointestinal Emergencies, including Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage. This included assessment of both children and adults. He was also part of a tertiary oesophago-gastric cancer resection service. As part of these services he provided specialist therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, such as oesophageal dilatation and oesophageal stent placement. Currently he works in the independent sector.
His Medicolegal work includes both Personal Injury and Negligence / Breach of Duty cases. He has been instructed by parties for both claimants and defendants.