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Please note that due to the coronavirus we are deferring all appointments for further care. The progression of the virus throughout the region will determine when we can re-start seeing routine patients again. We do hope that we can get the service up and running and soon as possible.

Should you feel that your symptoms are causing you serious concerns or that you feel you cannot wait for further contact please do contact your GP as soon as possible or in an emergency situation please attend your local Accident and Emergency Department.

Once we are in a position to resume the service we will be in touch with patients individually.


Consultant Upper GI Surgeon

I graduated from Grant Medical College and JJ Hospital, Mumbai in 1989. Subsequently I completed postgraduate surgical training obtaining Master of Surgery from the University of Mumbai in 1992.

I achieved higher surgical training in North East London region and was awarded FRCS ( Gen) in 2008. I also undertook a period of research at Royal Free Hospital, London which is a renowned centre for research in Nanotechnology. I was awarded  MD by the University College London in 2013. My clinical practice comprises of all aspects of General and upper GI surgery including laparoscopic and open complex hernia surgery, gall bladder operations, antireflux surgery, benign gastric resectional surgery and upper GI endoscopies. I have an extensive experience in laparoscopic upper GI surgery. I am a keen teacher, clinical and  educational supervisor for foundation trainees at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead.