Mr Ashish Desai: Paediatric surgery

Mr Ashish Desai

Paediatric surgery


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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 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 at the hospital. 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

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');

Medical secretaries

  • Kiean Edwards
  • Department of Paediatric Surgery Kings College Hospital Denmark Hill LONDON SE5 9RS
  • 020 3299 3090
  • 020 3299 4021

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Procedures completed

  • F2620

    Frenotomy /frenectomy of tongue - (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

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

  • J0900

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

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

  • T2010

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)

  • H0280

    Laparoscopic appendicectomy - (1-5)

  • T4130

    Freeing of adhesions of peritoneum - (1-5)

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