Mr Sudhindra Rao: General surgery
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Mr Sudhindra Rao

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Mr. Sudhindra Rao is a Consultant General and Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgeon at the Dorset County 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 and incisional hernia, upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy, cancers of the oesophagus, stomach and pancreas, laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery')

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Procedures completed

  • T2002

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

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • S0632

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

    (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

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