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Mr Ashish Desai

Paediatric surgery

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Last updated: 6 May 2020

Specialises in

  • General
  • Neonatal
  • Thoracic
  • Urology

About me

Dr Ashish P Desai completed his training in paediatric surgery in India. He then obtained his FRCS (Paediatric Surgery).

He is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at King’s College Hospital and Honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London. He performs range of surgeries for conditions like Phimosis, Tongue Tie, Hernia, ingrowing toe nail, Gynaecomastia and Undescended testis. He also specialises in laparoscopic surgery and performs key hole surgeries for GE Reflux, appendicitis and gall stones.

He has established the surgical weight loss centre for Adolescents. He routinely performs Gastric Band and Sleeve Gastrectomy.

He has been a part of numerous national committees and has been working towards establishing adolescent bariatric surgery standards in the country.

He has written numerous academic articles and chapters both on bariatric surgery as well as general paediatric surgery. He has been invited speaker in many international and national meetings.

Areas of interest

Paediatric Obesity - Bariatric Surgery for children

Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery);
Gall Stones - Cholecystectomy, Splenectomy, Gastro Oesophageal Reflux, Gastrostomy, Constipation,
Prolapse Rectum,

Paediatric Urology: Undescended Testis, Torsion testis,Phimosis, Circumcision

General Paediatric surgery; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Umbilical Hernia, Ingrowing Toe Nails, Dermoid Cysts

Tongue tie
Laparoscopic procedures (‘keyhole surgery');

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Anaesthetists worked with

  • Mr Ashish Desai has worked with Dr Samantha Black at the following hospitals:

    • BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital (1-5)
  • Mr Ashish Desai has worked with Dr Paul James at the following hospitals:

    • Harley Street Clinic (1-5)
  • Mr Ashish Desai has worked with Dr Sanjay Saikia at the following hospitals:

    • King's College Hospital (Guthrie Clinic) (1-5)
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