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Clive Kelty

Consultant Upper GI & General Surgeon

Mr Clive Kelty is a Consultant Upper GI & General Surgeon based at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

His private practice is based at Claremont Private Hospital and BMI Thornbury Hospital, in Sheffield.

He qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1994, and subsequently trained in surgery in Leeds, Newcastle and Sheffield, as well as a year as a Fellow at Concord Repatriation General Hospital in Sydney. He was initially appointed as a Consultant Upper GI & General Surgeon at Doncaster Royal Infirmary in 2007, and moved to Sheffield in 2013.

His main interest is in upper gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery, with a focus on the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux and upper GI cancers (including Barrett's oesophagus).

He also has an interest in minimally invasive hernia and gallbladder surgery, and day case surgery. His thesis entitled "Endoscopic Ablation of Barrett's Oesophagus" was awarded in 2006 and was the first clinical PhD awarded by the University of Sheffield.  He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and also presented at national and international meetings.

He is the CDG Lead Clinician for upper GI Cancer in the Yorkshire and Humber Region (South), as well as being a member of the Joint Committee for Intercollegiate Examination Question Writers Panel. He is also a National Cancer Peer Reviewer.

Qualifications & Fellowships

MBChB PhD FRCSEd FRCS (Gen Surgery)

Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2006-2007


Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons, Australian Medical Association, The Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

NHS Base

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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