- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Upper GI surgery
Mr Sujendran is an established Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital, Nuffield Hospital Cambridge and Spire Lea Cambridge Hospital. He specializes in minimally invasive upper gastrointestinal surgery, endoscopy, Barrett’s oesophagus and hernia surgery. He performs around 100 laparoscopic (keyhole) hernia surgery and gallbladder surgery annually with a conversion rate well below 0.5% and his patients benefit from minimal pain, early recovery and early return to work.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery; Laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery; Laparoscopic abdominal wall hernia surgery; Laparoscopic hernia surgery (Groin, Inguinal, Femoral, Umbilical, Epigastric and Incisional); Barrett's oesophagus; Radiofrequency ablation oesophagus; Laparoscopic antireflux surgery; Oesophageal and gastric cancer surgery; Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (OGD), Radiofrequency ablation HALO 60, 90 and 360; Endoscopic mucosal resection (early oesophageal cancer); Open inguinal hernia and abdominal wall hernia; Laparoscopic Heller's myotomy
Anaesthetists worked with
Mr Vijay Sujendran has worked with Dr Vibhay Kakhandki at the following hospitals:
- Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital (5-50)
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital (1-5)
Mr Vijay Sujendran has worked with Dr Rosalie Campbell at the following hospitals:
- Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital (1-5)
- Gallbladder surgery : http://cambridgegallbladderclinic.com
Current NHS consultant posts held
Hernia surgery, Oesophageal cancer, early oesophageal cancer and obesity.
Enjoy travelling, playing and watching football and cricket. I play cricket at Little Shelford Cricket Club, Cambridge.
AUGIS travelling fellowship to visit professor Leuketich's unit at University of Pittsburgh Medical centre (UPMC), USA. Awarded one year fellowship in advanced oesophageal surgery and declined the offer to take substantive consultant post at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge.
Associate lecturer University of Cambridge and lead tutor for teaching and training medical students in the UGI firm.
Published in peer review journals and awarded doctor of medicine (MD) for research in oesophageal cancer. I have over 30 publications and over the past 4 years have over 10 peer review publications.
Courses offered to GPs
Course Director and organiser of Cambridge Laparoscopic (keyhole) Hernia Masterclass course and Course Director of Cambridge Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient course and also direct the CCrISP course nationally.
Mr Sujendran performs (keyhole) gallbladder surgery regularly and to date his cumulative results- mortality 0%, conversion to open surgery 0%, bile duct injury 0%. More than 90% patients go home on the same day (day case procedure) or the following day.
Mr Sujendran performs laparoscopic hernia (keyhole) surgery routinely. Mortality 0% and conversion rate 0%. More than 90% of his patients go home on the same day or the following day.
Oesophagogastrectomy - Median hospital stay 10 days and 30 day mortality 0%.
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons England 2002
- MD Surgical Research UEA 2009
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons England 2010
Reference number 4651527
Affiliations / memberships
Association of upper gastrointestinal surgery
British obesity and metabolic surgery society
British hernia society
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
- Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital, CB2 8AF
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 07904 027065
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, CB24 9EL
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 07904 027065
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Kindly call either Nuffield Cambridge or Spire Cambridge or my secretary and will endeavour to return your call asap
Also please do not hesitate to email me or my PA
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (5-50)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (5-50)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (5-50)
Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)
Removal of lipoma - (1-5)
Laparoscopic repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)
Repair of epigastric hernia - (1-5)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)