Bariatric Surgery Team

We have an experienced team at North Bristol NHS Trust dedicated to giving you the best care and achieving your weight and health goals.

We have been performing weight loss surgery since 2003 and have operated on more than 700 patients.


Head of Service
Mr Jim Hewes

Mr Alan Osborne

Mr James Hopkins

Mr Dimitrios Pournaras 

Endocrine and weight loss physician
Dr Kathryn Lonnen

Bariatric Practitioner 
Dafydd Wilson-Evans

Rachel Burns
Jeanette Lamb

Rachel Gunary and Emma Kewin

Bariatric Specialist Nurse
Alexandra Rossiter

Lead Anaesthetist
Dr Jill Homewood

Daniel Sharp

Bariatric Co-ordinator
Pauline Clifford
Diane Smith
Telephone: 0117 4140854

Waiting List Co-ordinator
Ausra Poliakaite
Telephone: 0117 4148826

Danielle Wig