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Expert in: General Surgery
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Gastroenterology , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Professor Viswanath YKS is a general surgeon, upper gastrointestinal, a laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience. He qualified in 1989 and trained in the Tyne and Tees regions and in Leeds. Prof Viswanath previously successfully led the Upper-Gastrointestinal oncology team and served as the Cancer Lead clinician for the trust managing various onco-specialities.

Prof Viswanath sees patients with a range of gastrointestinal conditions including hernias, gall stones, acid reflux, hiatus hernia, achalasia, upper GI cancer. 

Prof Viswanath is an expert in advanced laparoscopic surgeries, endoscopies including dilatation, placements of stents. He established STRETTA (Endoscopic Anti-reflux Radio-frequency Treatment) centre in the UK and introduced Restech pH studies to investigate and manage patients with acid reflux and LPR (cough, lumpy sensation in the throat, cranky voice).

Prof Viswanath is actively involved in teaching and training and a recognized national laparoscopic and endoscopic trainer. 

Professor holds 'Live' training courses. He is the author of numerous publications in the field and regularly presents nationally and internationally. 

Professor Viswanath can also see patients adhoc basis- please enquire for more information

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Nicola de’ Liguori Carino is registered Consultant Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and General Surgeon currently practising in the UK. 

Mr de' Liguori Carino completed his surgical training in 2005 in Italy with a period spent at the Ohio University Hospital, Columbus, USA. Mr de' Liguori Carino spent 4 years training in HPB and transplant surgery at the University of Liverpool and Leeds before being appointed as a Consultant in Manchester in 2009,

Mr de' Liguori Carino specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole), hepatobiliary and pancreatic (HPB) surgery working in one of the busiest HPB Unit in Europe His main interests are in disease of the liver, gallbladder, biliary system and pancreas. He also has an extensive practice in hernias repairs. 

He has experience in the treatment of gallstone disease with the most modern techniques with emphasis on rapid access to treatment and recovery. He treats extremely complex cases of benign and malignant tumours of the liver and of the pancreas. His skills include advanced laparoscopic surgery and Irreversible Electroporation (IRE).  He is committed in liver and pancreas cancer research programs taking part in multiple ongoing international clinical trials.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 6 specialists
Vascular Surgery

Professor Mark Whiteley is becoming known as the "Celebrity Veins Doctor" following his highly public treatment of Virgin DJ and Celebrity Chris Evans in November 2019. Using his pioneering techniques for varicose veins and thread veins, Mark has treated many celebrities over the last 20 years. Those who have gone public include Kate Lawler, Ian Hyland, and Eve Cameron. Mark has been featured in Tatler as "Best for veins" for the last 11 years.

Professor Mark Whiteley is a Consultant Venous Surgeon at The Whiteley Clinic and a visiting Professor at The University of Surrey. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and he was the first surgeon to perform endovenous (keyhole) surgery for varicose veins in the UK.

Professor Whiteley opened The Whiteley Clinic in 2003, which is now a network known as The Whiteley Clinic. He has a research and education unit there and his team has won national and international prizes for their advances in venous surgery for leg and pelvic veins. They have also published over 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Professor Whiteley has been named as the recommended vein surgeon by Tatler for over 11 years. In 2001, he and Judy Holdstock invented the TRLOP technique used for closing incompetent perforating veins. He has also written a book - "Understanding Venous Reflux: The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers" and had edited a book with Emma Dabbs "Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1".

In February 2019 he performed the first microwave treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

In May 2019 he performed the first Echotherapy (Sonovein using HIFU - High Intensity focused ultrasound) treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr is a Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist with a special interest in walk-in, walk-out surgery for varicose veins. He has over 12 years of experience in treating varicose veins.

Mr Abu-Bakr is a specialist in General Surgery, he is a member of The American College of Phlebology, The International Union of Phlebology, and the European Venous Forum. He is a fellow of The College of Phlebology, UK.

Mr Abu-Bakr completed The Whiteley Clinic training in Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins and Thread-Veins in 2012. He also trained in Glue Closure therapy of varicose veins in Sapheon in Germany.

Mr Abu-Bakr has a research interest in varicose veins, endovenous treatment of severe varicose veins, and treatment of venous ulcers.

For more information about Mr Omar Abu-Bakr please visit his personal webpage

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Finlay Curran is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon based in Cheshire, UK. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1989 and has since gone on to specialise in general and colorectal surgery through extensive postgraduate training across Glasgow and Manchester. During his training with the Royal College of Surgeons Mr Curran also studied in Germany after being awarded a travelling fellowship, where he focused on minimally invasive surgery. He also takes an active role in the academic education of his peers and has previously held the position of Divisional Lead for Postgraduate Medical Education with the Royal College.

Mr Curran was a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Stepping Hill Hospital, where he was also Clinical Director for over half a decade. More recently in 2010, he was appointed to a similar role as a consultant at Manchester Royal Infirmary. He is adept at both laparoscopic and open surgery, whilst his specialist interests include hernias, endoscopy, colorectal surgery, and pelvic floor surgery.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery + 2 more

Mr. Goodfellow received qualified as a doctor in 1993 and went on to complete his broad based surgical training working across Austrialia and the UK.

Since 2004 he has been an established general colorectal and laparoscopic surgeon. He implemeted a laparoscopic colorectal service at his trust in 2005. He was  audit and research lead, before becoming Associate Clinical Director for surgical services at the Trust. He left his full time post at Chesterfield Royal Hospital in 2015, but continues to provide sessional work. He practices full time in the independent sector.

Peter continues to be active as Chairman of the medical advisory committee at Claremont Hospital, Advisory committee member at Huddersfield BMI and Medical Governance representative at BMI Thornbury.

Peter is an independent appraiser and appraises independently practicing doctors. 

Peter has published widely and presented over 100 papers at international and national meetings. He has co-authored the text-book "Vivas for the MRCS".

His clinical interests are specialist hernia services, GI endoscopy (colonoscopy, gastroscopy),  gallbladder surgery and anorectal diseases.

Outside medicine he is a keen athlete and represents Great Britain for triathlon in age group racing.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 5 specialists
Vascular Surgery

Mr Rocker is a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon - he completed his undergraduate training in London and has gained general and vascular training in Wales prior to his endovascular fellowship. 

He was part of the first endovenous varicose vein treatment in the UK performed and has introduced both endovascular aneurysm repair as well as endovenous vein treatments. He is passionate about patient treatments in a relaxed and friendly environment and believes rapid recovery contributes to reducing stress in having varicose veins treated. 


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Expert in: General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Anil Reddy is a leading Consultant General, Colorectal & Pelvic floor Surgeon in the UK with a special interest in Lower Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery and pelvic floor disorders. He specializes in Robotic, Laparoscopic and Single incision laparoscopic surgery.

He currently holds an NHS post at James Cook Teaching Hospital in Middlesborough along with his private role at Ramsay Healthcare at Tees Valley Hospital. He is an JAG accredited endoscopist and performs gastroscopy, colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy. 

Current NHS consultant roles held

Consultant Surgeon James Cook University Teaching Hospital

Honorary Senior lecturer, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle

Honorary senior lecturer, Teesside University, Middleborough, UK

NIHR, Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme’s Interventional Procedures Panel, London

MedConnect North – Consultant Lead for Innovation / Research

Research interests

Special interests:
1] Prevention of colorectal cancer
2] Bowel cancer Research
3] Technology use and enhanced patient care
4] Modern management for bowel pathologies

Mr Reddy completed several research projects including the FAB2 and UC study which were funded by the National FSA agency involving a joint collaboration between Northumberland Health Care NHS Trust, University of Sheffield and University of Newcastle [Research Grant of > 1.2 million pounds]. “The effect of folic acid on biomarkers of colo-rectal cancer risk in patients with inflammatory bowel disease”

He has have been a Chief Investigator as well as Principal surgical co-investigator in multiple national/ multinational studies like the National EMPOWER trial, National ETHOS trial, surgical lead for HALT – IT study, SAFARI trial funded by National Institute of Health and Research, Robotic PROMS study etc

Personal interests

Supporting charities and medical education like Social mobility foundation - Providing support to high achieving students in economically deprived population get into medical and allied health care specialities

Awards received

BMJ Cancer care team of the year 2019 - Finalist for delivering holistic remote monitoring of patients who had bowel cancer surgery


Numerous publications in High quality journals

Courses offered to GPs

Common bowel disorders
Bowel incontinence and prolapse
Colorectal surgery
Managing bowel condition patients in the community

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Expert in: General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery , Gastroenterology , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Keith Chapple is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, currently working in the private sector for BMI Thornbury Hospital and Claremont Hospital. Within the field of general surgery, he specifically investigates and treats abdominal and colorectal problems such as rectal bleeding, bowel disturbances and hernias.   

Mr Chapple is a highly-qualified Surgeon having completed his Medical Degree at the University of Sheffield in 1993, and then completing his PhD at the University of Leeds in 2002. He undertook his post-graduate training in Sheffield, London, Leeds and Australia prior to obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 2007.

He is proficient in the surgical management of the full-range of general surgical and colorectal conditions including the more specialised pelvic floor conditions such as faecal incontinence, rectal prolapse and constipation. He can offer laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for most conditions. 

Apart from his clinical work, Mr Chapple is very active in teaching and research. He is involved in teaching all grades of trainee surgeons in addition to nurses and physician associates. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has an extensive research portfolio with many journal publications in topics such as the drug prevention of colorectal cancer, novel imaging techniques for colorectal diseases and perianal disorders .

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Expert in: General Surgery

Miss Anjana Satpathy is Consultant General and Breast Surgeon whose extensive medical expertise and experience means that she is able to treat patients who suffer from a variety of breast issues.

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What is a General Surgeon?

General surgery refers to a surgeon with a wide variety of surgical skills that can diagnose and treat a wide range of surgical conditions.

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When to see a General Surgeon?

You may want to consult a general surgeon if you require surgery such as hernia operations, colon cancer surgery, appendicectomy and breast surgery.

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What procedures can you find at a General Surgery clinic? 

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