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- Accredited endoscopist
- Lower GI surgery
- Upper GI surgery
- Accredited endoscopist
Qualified from Patna University, India in 1989. After a period of extensive training in India, qualified as a General Surgeon in 1993. Came to the UK in 1996 and obtained GMC Specialist Registration in General Surgery in 2006. Working as a NHS Consultant in General Surgery since 2006.
Particular expertise in Laparoscopic Procedures - Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Laparoscopic Hernia surgery.
Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital with Prof. Eu Kong Weng - Hands on training in laparoscopic management of both benign and malignant colorectal disease and anal canal conditions. Particular interest in the management of rectal bleeding, haemorrhoids, anal canal fissures and anal canal fistulas.
JAG (Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) accreditation, for independent specialist practice in the modalities of gastro-duodenoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.
Languages spoken: English and Hindi.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery; Assessment of Rectal Bleeding; Colonoscopy; Flexible Sigmoidoscopy; Haemorrhoid Surgery, HALO, THD Procedure for Haemorrhoids, Anal Fissures; Anal Canal Fistula, Pilonidal Sinus
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
- BMI Healthcare
- Holly House Private Hospital
- Spire Roding Hospital
- West Midlands Hospital, Ramsay Healthcare, United Kingdom
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General Surgeon;
Newham University Hospital;
Barts Health NHS trust.
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Acute Gallstone Pancreatitis
Gallstones; Acute Pancreatitis; Hernia Surgery; Rectal Bleeding; Haemorrhoids; Anal Canal Fissures; Pilonidal Sinus.
Fujinon Travel and Educational Fellowship Grant recipient - ASCS International Scientific Congress 2007, Singapore. ’Prognosis of Colorectal Cancer according to the number of lymph nodes analysed.’Amit Sinha, Terence Hollingworth, Adrian Savage.
Midland Gastroenterological Society Travel Grant -’Do All patients with recent acute gallstone pancreatitis need CBD assessment?’ Amit Sinha, Firaz Arnaut, Neil Fisher - 9th ISDS at Yokohama, Japan: Dec 8-11 2004.
English, Hindi, Urdu.
Pneumoperitoneum associated with pneumopericardium and pneumomediastinum following blunt chest trauma O. Anderson, A. Yaakub and A. Sinha. Injury Extra, Volume 38, Issue 12, December 2007, Pages 439-441
Amyand’s Hernia – Snapshots in Surgery. Amit Sinha. Br J Surg 2007;94:247
Rupture of pseudocyst of the spleen during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Amit Sinha, Sayed A.W. Ahmed, Javeed Khan. Injury Extra, Volume 37, Issue 9, September 2006, Pages 338-340
Cold agglutinin related acrocyanosis and paroxysmal haemolysis.
Sinha A, Richardson G, Patel RT. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2005;30(5):563-5.
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome following acute pancreatitis.
A Sinha, R Rai. JOP. J Pancreas 2005; 6(4);365-368
Prognosis of colorectal cancer in relation to the number of lymph nodes analysed.
K Futaba, A Sinha, C E Richardson, A P Savage
Colorecctal Disease, 10 (Suppl. 1) 19
Do All Patients with Recent Acute Gallstone Pancreatitis Need CBD Assessment? Amit Sinha, Firaz Arnaut, Neil Fisher. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery; Vol. 8, No.7S 2004; 377A-378A
Audit of patient satisfaction following cholecystectomy
A Sinha, A P Savage.2005 Surgeon 3: 3; S118
Diverticulitis of a true caecal diverticulum - Clinical pictures. SINHA, Amit*. Russells Hall Hospital, Department of Surgery, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS trust. Journal Clinical Anatomy. Volume 18 issue 8 Pages 618-645.
Randomized clinical trial of open versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the treatment of acute cholecystitis. Br J Surg 2005; 92: 44-49. Rai R, Sinha A, Rai S.
Management of gall stone pancreatitis. Sinha A, Savage AP. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2005;87(6):488-9.
Courses offered to GPs
Gallstones and Gallbladder Polyps - GP Forum, Newham University Hospital.
Gallstones and Gallbladder Polyps - GP Seminar, Holly House Hospital.
Anal Canal Clinic and Gallbladder Clinic - GP Study Day - Spire Roding Hospital.
- MS (General Surgery) Patna University Hospital, India. 1993
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1997
- Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Singapore General Hospital 2007
Reference number 4556536
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC Specialist Registration - General Surgery, 2007
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (1-5)
Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (1-5)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)
IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)
Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)
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