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- Upper GI surgery
Mr Patel provides consultation and surgical expertise in management of patients with both common and complex surgical problems such as indigestion, abdominal pain, hernia, heartburn, gall stone and cancer of oesophagus and stomach. Mr Patel provides Gastro-Oesophageal Cancer Surgery and Bariatric Surgery service for inner East London and North East London in the NHS. Mr Patel is a world leader in establishing higher education degrees for acquiring surgical skills by simulation. He pioneered the MSc in Surgical Skills and Sciences at Queen Mary, University of London and has established 'Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Centre' for training surgeons.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic surgery for hernia, acid reflux, gall stones and appendix. Surgery for benign and malignant diseases of oesophagus, stomach and colon. Complex gastrointestinal surgery and patients with major complications. Skin cancer and skin lumps.
- The Wellington Hospital Wellington Place St John's Wood LONDON NW8 9LE
- 020 7483 5667
- 07801 356007
- 020 7504 3773
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Pioneered the Masters course at Queen Mary, University of London and has set up a 'Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Centre' for training surgeons
Being with family and friends in my free time
English, Urdu, Hindi
Interview with BBC Presenter Dr Mark Porter. BBC - Radio 4 - Case Notes 16-05-2006
Book Chapters :
1. Setting Up Simulation Training for Pelvic Surgery. (Pelvic Cancer Surgery, Modern Breakthroughs and Future Advances.) Simon Fleming, Bijendra Patel Springer-Verlag. Dec 2014.
2. Simulation Training in Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery 2012 Spinger London ISBN: 978-1-4471-2929-5
a) Book Chapter Pages 39-48
Value of Virtual Reality in Medical Education. A. Bouhelal, H Patel, B Patel.
b) Book Chapter Pages 59-65
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Skills Acquisition and Procedural Proficiency in Novices Using Virtual Reality A. Bouhelal, H Patel, B Patel.
PAPERS PUBLISHED IN PEER REVIEWD JOURNALS
1. A Randomized Prospective Study Comparing Acquisition of Laparoscopic Skills in Three-Dimensional (3D) vs. Two-Dimensional (2D) Laparoscopy. Patel B. World J Surg. 2014 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]
2. Upper abdominal exenteration: a life saving procedure following caustic ingestion. Patel B. Dig Liver Dis. 2014 Apr;46(4):386-7.
3. Objective assessment of skills acquisition during laparoscopic surgery courses. Patel BP. Surg Innov. 2013 Oct;20(5):530-8.
4. Does 3D imaging improve laparoscopic intracorporeal suturing skill acquisition in novices and trainee surgeons? Bijendra Patel. International Journal of Surgery 2013, Vol. 11, Issue 8, p706
6. Virtual reality surgical simulation in training. Patel HR, Patel BP. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2012 Apr;12(4):417-20.
7. Accuracy of FAST scan in blunt abdominal trauma in a major London trauma centre. Patel B. Int J Surg. 2012;10(9):470-4.
8. Post cholecystectomy diarrhoea: a systematic review Patel B BJS. 99: 209-209. 2012
Courses offered to GPs
I am always very keen on teaching and presenting so please contact me directly to arrange bespoke seminars and educational events for GP's.
Mortality for OG Cancer Resection < 3%
Re-admission rate <1%
post operative infection rate <1%
- FRCS (Ed) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1994
- F.R.C.S. (Gen. Surg) – Upper GI Surgery Intercollegiate Examination Board - UK 2004
- M.S (Master of Surgery) University of Bombay - India 1991
- M.B;B.S University of Bombay - India 1989
Details of entry to specialist register
- F.R.C.S. (Gen. Surg) – Intercollegiate, 2004
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland,
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society, London Consultant Association, Medical Defence Union, British Medical Association
- London Bridge Hospital, SE1 2PR
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 020 7483 5667
- Wellington Hospital, NW8 9LE
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 020 7483 5667
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
Mr Bijendra Patel Via The Wellington Hospital's Acute Admissions Unit (South Building) This is 24/7 Admissions Referral Service - 02075865959 or 0203 4685357