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- Upper GI surgery
Mr Pratik Sufi is an experienced specialist general surgeon. He specialises in the surgical treatment of morbid obesity, diabetes, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, hiatus hernia, oesophageal dysmotility and strictures. He is an expert laparoscopic surgeon and has a long experience in treating gallstones, hernia and other abdominal conditions like acute appendicitis, perforated peptic ulcers, intra-abdominal adhesions etc using laparoscopic techniques. He is also an expert endoscopist.
Mr Sufi has a keen interest in minimally invasive surgery. He has travelled extensively to centres of excellence in Hamburg, Prague, Strasbourg, Oslo, Madeira, Oporto, Paris and Lyon to acquire advanced Laparoscopic, Endoscopic, Upper Gastro-Intestinal and Bariatric Surgical skills. He has advanced skills in insertion of gastric balloons and laparoscopic gastric bands, laparoscopic procedures like sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Nissen’s fundoplication, cholecystectomy, splenectomy and hernia repairs
Areas of interest
Upper gastro-intestinal disease; Laparoscopic helium plasma coagulation; Bariatric surgery (for obesity);Gastrointestinal surgery; Hernia repair surgery; Laparoscopic surgery; Weight loss surgery; Obesity Surgery; Gastic Balloon; Gastric Bypass; Gastric Banding; Obalon Balloon;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Bariatric and Upper Gastrointestinal
Investigation of vitamin deficiency and their association to hyperhomocysteinaemia following surgical weight loss.
Assess aerobic fitness and cardiac function with data from CPEX (VO2 max) and Echo from notes.
Effect of surgical weight loss on obesity associated co-morbities, especially type 2 diabetes
Mr Sufi is involved with various charities in the UK and abroad