Mr Charles Imber, Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgeon

Mr Charles Imber MD FRCS Mb BChir BSc(Hons)

Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgeon

MD FRCS Mb BChir BSc(Hons)
MrCharles Imber,Hepato-biliary Surgeon

Mr Imber is a recommended Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgeon

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Areas of expertise

  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery
  • Liver transplantation
  • Keyhole gallbladder surgery
  • Laparoscopic procedures
  • Advanced liver/pancreatic resections for cancer and hernia surgery

Recommendations for Mr Imber

These recommendations are for information purposes only. Doctors providing recommendations do so in good faith and are not responsible for clinical outcomes.

Recommended by:

  • byMr Shadi Ghali, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    Mr Charles Imber is a transplant surgeon and hepato-biliary surgeon. He’s a brilliant surgeon and a recommended specialist.

  • byDr Paul Glynne, Physician

    Super surgeon - great colleague - provides great care - would highly recommend.

  • byDr George Webster, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

    Highly recommended general and HPB surgeon. Excellent bedside manner.

  • byDr Gavin Johnson, Gastroenterologist

    Always gives a sound opinion, and a very accomplished surgeon.

  • byMr Dan Wood, Urological Surgeon

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • byMr Suks Minhas, Urologist and Andrologist

    Recommended Hepato-Biliary Surgeon

  • by Prof. Justin Stebbing, Oncologist

    As well as performing 'everyday' surgery on a variety of issues, Charles is able to combine this with major procedure work and very complex cases. He has an exceptional and kind manner with patients.

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    An exceptional specialist with a wonderful manner. I wholeheartedly recommend him from both professional and personal experience with his treatment of a family member.

  • by Dr Alastair O'Brien, Gastroenterologist

    He is a brilliant technical surgeon and a thoroughly pleasant man.

  • byDr Reem Hasan, GP

    Excellent surgeon. Really helpful for GPs. Great patient feedback.

  • byDr Philip Joseph Posner, GP

    Excellent hepatobiliary and general surgeon.

  • by Mr Jonathan Wilson, Colorectal Surgeon

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • by Dr Daniel Krell, Oncologist

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • by Mr Maxim Horwitz, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • by Mr Adam Rosenthal, Gynaecologist

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • byDr Marita Koumettou, GP

    An amazing Upper GI specialist

  • by Mr Patrick Mallucci, Plastic Surgeon

    Recommended for hernia repair

  • byDr Timothy John Gerrard, GP

    Considered person

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    An exceptional specialist with a wonderful manner. I wholeheartedly recommend him from both professional and personal experience with his treatment of a family member.

  • byDr Reem Hasan, GP

    Excellent surgeon. Really helpful for GPs. Great patient feedback.

  • byDr Philip Joseph Posner, GP

    Excellent hepatobiliary and general surgeon.

  • byDr Marita Koumettou, GP

    An amazing Upper GI specialist

  • byDr Timothy John Gerrard, GP

    Considered person

  • byMr Shadi Ghali, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    Mr Charles Imber is a transplant surgeon and hepato-biliary surgeon. He’s a brilliant surgeon and a recommended specialist.

  • byDr Paul Glynne, Physician

    Super surgeon - great colleague - provides great care - would highly recommend.

  • byDr George Webster, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

    Highly recommended general and HPB surgeon. Excellent bedside manner.

  • byDr Gavin Johnson, Gastroenterologist

    Always gives a sound opinion, and a very accomplished surgeon.

  • byMr Dan Wood, Urological Surgeon

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • byMr Suks Minhas, Urologist and Andrologist

    Recommended Hepato-Biliary Surgeon

  • by Prof. Justin Stebbing, Oncologist

    As well as performing 'everyday' surgery on a variety of issues, Charles is able to combine this with major procedure work and very complex cases. He has an exceptional and kind manner with patients.

  • by Dr Alastair O'Brien, Gastroenterologist

    He is a brilliant technical surgeon and a thoroughly pleasant man.

  • by Mr Jonathan Wilson, Colorectal Surgeon

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • by Dr Daniel Krell, Oncologist

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • by Mr Maxim Horwitz, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • by Mr Adam Rosenthal, Gynaecologist

    Recommended hepato-biliary surgeon

  • by Mr Patrick Mallucci, Plastic Surgeon

    Recommended for hernia repair

  • Address

  • Total Surgery

    London Digestive Centre, 41 Welbeck Street, London, GB, W1G 8DU

  • The Princess Grace Hospital

    42–52 Nottingham Place, London, GB, W1U 5NY

  • Royal Free Hospital

    Pond Street, London, GB, NW3 2QG

  • About Mr Charles Imber

    GMC number: 3685497

    Year qualified: 1992

    Place of primary qualification: University of Cambridge

    Mr Charles Imber specialises in surgery to treat liver metastases. Practising as an NHS Consultant Surgeon since 2006, he is experienced in repairing complex hernias, including those that occur through scars caused by other surgery. He has pioneered the use of new mesh techniques in hernia repair and offers reconstructive surgery combined with plastic surgery for complex cases.

    After studying medicine at Manchester University and Cambridge University, Mr Imber specialised in open and laparoscopic abdominal, liver and pancreatic surgery, practising in London, Cambridge and Birmingham. He remains active in research and has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers and contributed several book chapters.

    He currently works as a Consultant Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgeon within the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust and the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH). He is Clinical Lead in liver transplantation at the Royal Free Hospital in London where he attends to liver transplant surgery as well as Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgery. He is also a specialist in liver/pancreas surgery at The Princess Grace Hospital, where he offers laparoscopic and open surgery.

    Areas of expertise

    • Abdominal wall reconstruction
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Advanced liver/pancreatic resections for cancer and hernia surgery
    • Biliary surgery
    • Cholangiocarcinoma
    • Colorectal metastases
    • Complex abdominal wall reconstruction
    • Complex Hernia surgery
    • Emergency bowel surgery
    • Emergency general surgery
    • Gall bladder surgery
    • Hepatobiliary(surgery)
    • Hernia repair
    • Incisional hernias
    • Keyhole gallbladder surgery
    • Laparoscopic appendectomy
    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    • Liver resection
    • Liver transplantation
    • Malignant disease
    • Neuroendocrine disease
    • Pancreatic cancer
    • Pancreatic resection
    • Pancreatic resections benign
    • Pancreatic surgery
    • Primary liver cancer
    • Repairing groin injuries in those involved in sports
    • Robotic abdominal surgery
    • Sarcomas
    • Single site abdominal surgery
    • Surgery on the spleen

    Professional memberships

    Other specialists recommended by Mr Imber

  • Mr Suks Minhas, Urologist and Andrologist

    I work closely with Mr Minhas and respect him as an extremely professional and expert urologist. I would thoroughly recommend him to any clinician or patient seeking help in this area.

  • Dr Paul Glynne, Physician

    Paul is a very experienced, thorough and professional colleague covering all aspects of medical care. Wholeheartedly recommend him!

  • Dr George Webster, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

    He is an extremely well-respected and dependable clinician who I would be happy to recommend to all my patients.

  • Dr Gavin Johnson, Gastroenterologist

    Highly recommend Gavin, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Dr Roby Rakhit, Interventional Cardiologist

    Thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Prof. Fares Haddad, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Fares is recognised as a leading orthopaedic surgeon in this country with an excellent reputation. Have referred to him several family members as well as patients - with very good clinical outcomes.

  • Mr Richard Cohen, Colorectal Surgeon

    Very experienced colorectal specialist providing excellent care for all aspects of both benign and malignant disease.

  • Prof. Justin Stebbing, Oncologist

    Combination of cutting-edge oncologist / academic with extremely warm and empathetic bed side manner.

  • Mr Tim Davidson, Breast Surgeon

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Mr David Lawrence, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Mr James Crosbie, Colorectal Surgeon

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Dr Mark Vanderpump, Consultant Endocrinologist

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Mr Marco Adamo, General Surgeon

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Dr Alastair O'Brien, Gastroenterologist

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Dr Daniel Krell, Oncologist

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Mr Jignesh Patel, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Mr Brian Cohen, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Mr Simon Withey, Plastic Surgeon

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Dr Niall Power, Radiologist

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Dr Zahir Amin, Radiologist

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Dr Michael Beckles, Respiratory Specialist

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Dr James Goldring, Respiratory Physician

    Highly recommend, thoroughly professional expert in his field.

  • Mr Patrick Mallucci, Plastic Surgeon

    Excellent surgeon and professional clinician

  • Mr Simon Jennings, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Excellent orthopaedic surgeon.

  • Prof. Stephen Pereira, Gastroenterologist

    Recommended gastroenterologist