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- Upper GI surgery
Consultant General Surgeon based in Basingstoke for 20 years with extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Experience includes:
Over 3,000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies (near-zero rate of conversion to open operation), including laparoscopic bile duct exploration.
Over 1,000 groin hernia repairs by the endoscopic TEP mesh approach (near-zero recurrence / conversion rate and provider of live-operating courses for consultant surgeons and trainees wishing to master this technique).
Approximately 500 laparoscopic anti-reflux / hiatus hernia repair procedures
Approximately 500 laparoscopic weight loss operations (gastric bypass or banding for morbid obesity).
Approximately 350 liver resections and lead surgeon for laparoscopic liver resection
Areas of interest
Advanced laparoscopic (i.e.'keyhole') surgery;
Endoscopic groin hernia repair (experience with more than 1,000 procedures);
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (experience with more than 3,000 procedures);
Laparoscopic anti-reflux / hiatus hernia procedures;
Bariatric surgery (laparoscopic gastric bypass for obesity);
Hepatobiliary; (resection of liver tumours)
- Kathy Ling
- BMI The Hampshire Clinic Basing Road Old Basing BASINGSTOKE RG24 7AL
- 01256 377699
- 01256 377613
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Arun Venkataraju Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Surgeon with specialist interest in laparoscopic general, hepatobiliary and groin hernia surgery.
Gym / general fitness. Photography / digital video editing.
National Bronze Clinical Excellence Award 2009
Extensively published in the fields of hepatobiliary and minimal access surgery
Courses offered to GPs
Past instructor on Hampshire PCT minor surgery for GP courses
Update presentations on all aspects of my general laparoscopic surgical practice (including weight loss surgery) available on request.
- MBBCh Weslh National School of Medicine, Cardiff 1987
- MD Thesis University of Edinburgh 1996
Reference number 3256419
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Upper GI Surgeons
- BMI The Hampshire Clinic
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 01256 377699
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
Myself / my secretary