Mr Naga Venkatesh Jayanthi: General surgery

Mr Naga Venkatesh Jayanthi

Mr Venkatesh Jayanthi

General surgery

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Mr Jayanthi graduated from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute in India. He undertook research at Oxford University studying the role of stem cells in islet transplantation for cure of diabetes for which he was awarded an MD.

Mr Jayanthi completed specialist surgical training in the All Wales Higher Surgical Training programme. Mr Jayanthi obtained further super-specialist training at world-renowned centres of excellence. He spent a year as a Senior Laparoscopic Fellow at ICENI, Colchester. He worked the following year as a Senior Registrar at St James’ University Hospital, Leeds. Apart from being a busy centre for cancer surgery, Leeds is a pioneering centre for Bariatric Surgery. He was then selected for the coveted Ethicon Bariatric Fellowship at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, which is an International Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.

Mr Jayanthi works as a Consultant Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital and has a private practice at

1. Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford
2. Baddow Hospital, Chelmsford
3. Spire Hartswood Hospital, Brentwood

Mr Jayanthi is a strong advocate of key hole surgery and majority of his practice, both elective and emergency operations are performed laparoscopically. He was awarded the prestigious David Dunn Travelling Scholarship by ALSGBI ( & ( As a part of this award he has travelled to Japan and India visiting world renowned surgeons. Mr Jayanthi practices a number of advanced key hole operation techniques that he learnt on these travels (

My Jayanthi has travelled to Zambia as a part of charity to train doctors in that country in key hole surgery ( Videos of his specialised expert operations have been presented at various conferences. Mr Jayanthi is a faculty at key hole surgery courses at The Royal College of Surgeons and is an invited speaker at various national and international conferences.

Areas of interest

Mr Jayanthi performs key hole surgery for all the following conditions:

1. Gall Stones & jaundice from gallstones;
2. Hernias (groin and incisional hernias);
3. Reflux / heart burn / difficulty swallowing;
4. Weight loss surgery (gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric balloon, gastric bypass);
5. Removal of spleen;
6. Stomach cancer;
7. Oesophageal (gullet) cancer - one of the very few in the country to do totally key hole operation for this complex cancer;
8. Adrenal gland tumours.

He also specialises in diagnostic and advanced endoscopic procedures and treatments:

1. Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (for early oesophageal (gullet cancer);
2. Radio-frequency ablation (RFA) for pre-cancerous conditions;
3. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) - for feeding in patients with head & neck cancer or after stroke.

Mr Jayanthi also specialises in Robotic Surgery and performs a number of the above operations using da Vinci robot

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Procedures completed

  • J1880

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (5-50)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)

    Spire Hartswood Hospital (1-5) Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

  • J3300

    Incision of bile duct (including exploration for calculus removal) - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

  • G2331

    Laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia with anti-reflux procedure (e.g. fundoplication) - (1-5)

  • G5320

    Closure of perforated ulcer of duodenum - (1-5)

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