Mr Abuchi Okaro: General surgery

Mr Abuchi Okaro

General surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Mr Abuchi Okaro is a Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon. His special interests are in Upper Gastrointestinal Oncology and Bariatric surgery. His NHS practice is at the Kent Oncology Center in Maidstone, Kent. He has a weekly private clinic at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. Abuchi was trained in the UK and in Tokyo, Japan.

He works in a busy surgical unit where he performs over 200 upper GI endoscopies, 100 colonoscopies, 75 Lap cholecystectomy, 60 Lap anti-reflux procedures and over 60 major Oesophago-gastric resections per annum. He has a special interest and huge experience in the repair both open and laparoscopic of hernias of all varieties from incisional, inguinal, femoral, umbilical to hiatus and diaphragmatic

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and holds a Masters in Surgery Degree from the University of London. He has widely published scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented lectures in national and international meetings.

Areas of interest

Obesity; Gallstones; Upper gastro-intestinal surgery; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Upper gastro-intestinal disease; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery')

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • G2331

    Laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia with anti-reflux procedure (e.g. fundoplication) - (1-5)


  • T2720

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

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)


  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)


  • T2112

    Laparoscopic repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)


  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)

  • S0656

    Removal of lipoma - (1-5)


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