Mr Anand Tamhankar: General surgery
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Mr Anand Tamhankar

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Mr Tamhankar works as a Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital, where he performs complex major oesophago-gastric cancer surgery. His private practice and NHS Choose and Book work is based at the Claremont Pvt Hospital and BMI Thornbury Hospital.
Mr Tamhankar has a wide ranging experience from his training in three different continents. Having completed his medical degree and basic surgical training in Mumbai, India, he acquired higher training in his specialty in Sheffield.
Besides this, Mr Tamhankar spent two years as a Foregut Fellow with Professor Tom DeMeester at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, working on reflux disease and Barrett’s oesophagus. He was also a visiting fellow with Professor Takeshi Sano at the Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, where he learnt the Japanese philosophy of radical oesophago-gastric cancer surgery.
After concluding his specialist training in Sheffield, Mr Tamhankar completed a Laparoscopic Oesophagogastric Fellowship in Guildford, Surrey and was then appointed as a Consultant Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital. He is affiliated with the University of Sheffield as an Honorary Senior Lecturer.
At the Claremont and Thornbury, Mr Tamhankar offers assessment and investigations for abdominal pain, upper GI endoscopy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery (fundoplication), hernia surgery, lumps and bumps surgery, and minor and major emergency surgery.

Areas of interest

Gallstone disease; Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Hiatus Hernia; Gastroesophageal reflux disease; Barrett's oesophagus; Upper GI endoscopy; Antireflux surgery; Laparoscopic fundoplicaton; Gastric and oesophageal cancer; Inguinal hernia surgery; Umbilical hernia repair; Incisional hernia repair; Appendicectomy; Skin and soft tissue (lumps and bumps) surgery.

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Procedures completed

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

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

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)

  • T2110

    Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)

  • T2720

    Primary repair of incisional or ventral hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)

  • N1100

    Correction of hydrocele(s) - unilateral - (1-5)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)

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