- Fee assured
- Verified this account
- Lower GI surgery
- Upper GI surgery
I started performing laparoscopic surgery in 1999. I am now a consultant surgeon at King's College hospital with interest in upper gastro intestinal surgery, gallbladder, hernia surgery, metabolic (anti diabetic) and bariatric surgery including emergency for bariatric problems.
I am a honorary senior clinical lecturer at King's College London actively teaching medical students.
I performs a high number of metabolic and bariatric procedures and my outcome data is in the national bariatric registry (NBSR).
I am also part of the emergency abdominal surgery and trauma team at King's college hospital and am very experienced in dealing with abdominal emergencies including emergency bariatric problems.
Areas of interest
Gall bladder surgery; anti reflux surgery (laparoscopic fundoplication); abdominal pain; heartburn/reflux; hernia surgery; complex incisional hernia surgery: emergency surgery.
Gastric bypass; sleeve gastrectomy; gastric banding; metabolic surgery: revision surgery for failed bariatric procedures,
Gastroscopy - diagnostic and therapeutic
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Charles Thoburn Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Upper GI/Metabolic /Bariatric Surgeon
Consultant General Surgeon
King's college hospital,
Veena player ( classical musical instrument)
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Tamil - Native or bilingual
- Hindi - Conversational
re-admission rate less than 1%,
post operative infection rate less than 1 %
Reference number 6032856
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