Professor Hemant Kocher: General surgery
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Professor Hemant Kocher

Prof Kocher

General surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Hemant Kocher is Professor of Liver and Pancreas Surgery at the Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary, University of London. He is also Consultant Surgeon at the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals.

He obtained his medical degree from Mumbai, India with a number of distinctions and University Gold medals and academic prizes. He trained in liver and pancreas surgery at the KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai and King’s College Hospital, London. He has been a Visiting Fellow to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA: University of Verona, Italy, and Hôpital Paul Brousse, Paris, France. He has been awarded a number of prestigious national and international awards such as the Pancreatic Society Travelling Fellow, NIHR Clinician Scientist, Cutler’s Fellow, GSK Young Fellow and Agostino Trappani International Prize amongst others.

His clinical interests include surgery of the gall bladder and bile duct, the liver and the pancreas. He also performs general and laparoscopic operations and operations for hernias. His research interests include: liver cancer; pancreatic cancer; role of stroma in cancer progression; developing new treatments, diagnostic tests and surgical techniques; meta-analyses and clinical trials.

Hemant is on the attending staff at the London Clinic and the BMI London Independent Hospital. He consults on Wednesday 1700-1930 at 120 Harley Street.

Private appointments can be made by londonliverandpancreas@gmail.com or via his secretary Ms Karen Mawire

Areas of interest

Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Liver surgery; Pancreatic surgery / disorders; Pancreatic cancer; Pancreatitis; Bile duct cancer; Gall bladder cancer; Gall stones; Liver cancer; Liver metastasis; Hernia; Acute Pancreatitis; Chronic pancreatitis: pancreatic cyst: spleen: pancreas: liver: bile duct: stones: abdominal pain: lump: cancer of unknown primary: liver cyst: liver abscess: bile duct stricture: biliary stricture: bile duct stones: choledochal cyst; lesion; liver lesion; pancreatic lesion; metastasis; duodenum; ulcer; bleeding

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Procedures completed

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

  • J0900

    Diagnostic laparoscopy (including any biopsy) - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • J0310

    Resection of liver tumour(s) - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • T4130

    Freeing of adhesions of peritoneum - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • T4300

    Laparoscopic adhesiolysis (including biopsy) - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • T2620

    Repair of recurrent incisional or ventral hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)

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