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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
- Upper GI surgery
Mr. Sudhindra Rao is a Consultant General and Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgeon at the Dorset County Hospital and at BMI The Winterbourne Hospital since 2006. He is an experienced general surgeon, with special interests in Upper gastro-intestinal and laparoscopic surgery. He completed his higher surgical training in the Wessex Deanery in the UK, in addition to surgical training at the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in India, to achieve excellence in surgical practice based on good knowledge, highly developed technical skills, dedication and advanced communication to deliver a high standard of care. Mr. Rao’s special interests include surgery for gallstones, anti-reflux surgery for acid-reflux, gastroscopy, laparoscopic and open repairs of a wide range of hernias.
Mr. Rao was the Clinical Director for Surgery and Urology at Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He has served as the Surgical Tutor of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and member of the Specialist Training Committee at the Wessex Deanery. He is actively involved in training medical students and specialist surgical trainees. He is dedicated to research and has published many papers in various journals and e-textbooks.
Areas of interest
Gallstones and laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; hiatus hernia and laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery; Hernias; including inguinal hernia; umbilical hernia; epigastric hernia; incisional hernia; upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy; cancers of the oesophagus; stomach and pancreas; laparoscopic procedures; ('keyhole surgery')
- S Rao
- BMI The Winterbourne Hospital Herringston Road DORCHESTER DT1 2DR
- 01305 263252
- 07855 848242
- 01305 265424
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Jonathan Chambers Not Fee Assured
- Dr Robert Swanton Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon
Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, Dorset.
Reference number 4686640
- BMI The Winterbourne Hospital, DT1 2DR
- 14:00 - 16:00
- 01305 263252
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I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: sudhi3110