Mr Leeder is a Consultant General Surgeon at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
He qualified as a doctor from the University of Sheffield in 1989. He trained in surgery in Nottingham, Leeds and Oxford, followed by a specialist fellowship in laparoscopic surgery in Adelaide, Australia.
Mr Leeder is on the GMC Specialist Register and commenced a full time consultant post in general, upper gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery in Derby in 2002. His specialist training in bariatric surgery took place in Adelaide, Lyon and Hamburg.
He helped set up the first bariatric surgery unit in the East Midlands in 2004 and leads the regional weight loss service at the Royal Derby Hospital. His main areas of interest include the treatment of obesity, gastro-oesophageal cancers, reflux disease, gallstones and hernia.
Mr Leeder is a member of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Patients Association. He is Director of Education and Council Member of The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. He is also a member of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons and the British Society of Gastroenterology.
Mr Leeder offers the Gastric Balloon, Gastric Band and Gastric Sleeve procedures.