Medical Qualifications

Mr Joseph Curry qualified from the University of London in 1989 before being awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, England and  Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Paediatric Surgery. Mr Curry was also awarded the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons' Medal for Outstanding Performance.

Medical Experience

Mr Curry is currently a senior paediatric surgeon at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and the Portland Hospital for Women and Children, London.

As one of the country’s leading keyhole (laparoscopic) surgeons, Mr Curry is responsible for training both junior surgeons and established consultants who want to learn the benefits of laparoscopic surgery. He has been indispensible for the development of keyhole surgery in children both through his work training other surgeons and in research to discover innovative and improved ways to perform this type of surgery.


Mr Joseph Curry's Places of Practice


The Portland Hospital

205 - 209 Great Portland Street

Articles written by Mr Joseph Curry
  • Keyhole surgery in children

    In this article Paediatric Surgeon, Mr Joe Curry, explains how the technique of laparoscopic surgery can be applied to infants and children and what procedures can routinely be performed in this way. Keyhole, also known as laparoscopic, surgery involves making small openings on the abdominal wall, usually no more than a few millimetres long. Through these openings special devices called ports are inserted, which allow cameras and long instruments to be inserted into the abdominal cavity to enable the surgeon to perform the operation.

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  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux in children

    Gastro-oesophageal reflux occurs when contents from the stomach travel back into the gullet (oesophagus). This is a very common and harmless thing in newborn babies and infants but as the child grows and matures it usually improves. Many parents will have experienced “positing” in the early life of their baby, which then resolves as they grow. Sometimes the stomach content comes out of the mouth and be seen as vomiting but not all vomiting is abnormal or the result of gastro-oesophageal reflux. It is a naturally occurring event in all people but when it leads to complications it is called gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).

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