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

Mr Hitesh Patel is a renowned Consultant General Surgeon specialising in General and Lower Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract Surgery. 

In 1994, Mr Patel obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB ChB) from the University of Liverpool and subsequently he obtained a Master's Degree in Surgery from the University of London.

Mr Patel completed the North East Thames Higher Surgical Rotation. After this, he worked at several specialist colorectal centres like St Marks Hospital as well as the renowed Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada. He additionally is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 

Mr Patel is currently working for Barts Health NHS Trust, where he is a Consultant General and Colorectal surgeon. Mr Patel's practice covers every aspect of general surgery as well as colorectal surgery. He routinely performs laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for gallstones, hernias and colorectal cancer. Mr Patel also practices privately with BMI Healthcare, Spire London East Hospital and The Holly Private Hospital to provide clients with first-class care at a time suitable to them. 

Throughout his career, he has published several articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has contributed to research pertaining to the significance of circulating tumour cells in colorectal cancer.

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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
Endocrine Surgery , Vascular Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr. James Crinnion is a Consultant Surgeon at the Royal London and Whipps Cross University hospitals with over 20 years’ experience specialising in general, vascular and endocrine surgery. He has particular expertise in the minimal access treatment of varicose veins, laparoscopic and open hernia surgery, treatment of gall stones, thyroid and parathyroid surgery and all arterial surgery.

Mr. James Crinnion qualified from Leeds University Medical School in 1987 and trained in Leeds, Sheffield, and London. In 1998 he was awarded an MD thesis for vascular surgical research.

Mr. Crinnion continues his interest outside of his clinical work by dedicating time to surgical education and he has published extensively with many original articles and book chapters. He has been Chairman of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons, an invited member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons and Chairman of the North Thames Training Committee for General surgery. He has also been the Trust clinical governance lead (2003-9) and Clinical Director for General Surgery for Bartshealth (2012-2016).

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Said Mohamed is a Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgeon, with expertise in treating colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease as well as benign colorectal conditions such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and anal fistulae. 

Mr Mohamed qualified in medicine from The Queen’s College, University of Oxford and completed his surgical training at the London Postgraduate Deanery. He obtained further advanced training in colorectal surgery at the University College Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

Mr. Mohamed is an advanced endoscopist and specialises in the treatment of large colorectal polyps and early rectal cancer. He is an accredited Bowel Scope screening endoscopist and is the Endoscopy Lead for training at the Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust. In addition to his colorectal expertise, he specialises in repairs of all types of abdominal wall herniae including abdominal wall reconstruction and component separation for large incisional herniae.


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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.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Kesava Mannur is a consultant  Laparoscopic and Upper GI surgeon specialising in bariatric surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgeries.

Graduated with an MBBS from Sri Venkateswara University India and then trained in General Surgery in Chennai, Cardiff, Lister Hospital in Stevenage, The Middlesex Hospital and The Royal London Hospitals.  Had also training in obesity surgery Europe and the USA.

Was appointed professor of surgery in Deccan Medical College, Hyderabad, India in 1994 and in NEw Vision University school of Medicine, Tbilisi, Georgia in 2019.

Performing laparoscopic surgical work since 1990 and bariatric/weightloss/metabolic surgery since 1998.

Establishing Bariatric unit at Homerton University Hospital, London in 2003; Was director of bariatric surgery till 2017. Working alongside a multidisciplinary team including psychologists, eating disorder specialists, dietitians and Endocrinologists,  Mr Mannur has performed over 5,500 bariatric procedures to date, with minimal morbidity.

Performs Complex procedures including Duodenal Switch and revisional procedures converting gastric band to Sleeve Gastrectomy, gastric bypass or DS;  also from Sleeve to 'banded' gastric bypass or DS; also from gastric bypass to revisional gastric bypass or DS.

Conducted 6 international two day Bariatric symposiums and 7 bariatric surgery training courses in Homerton University hospital, apart from demonstrating various bariatric surgeries in these events.

In addition to his clinical work Mr Mannur is a prominent figure in the research community with numerous notable publications and has taught bariatric surgery both in the UK and abroad. Is invited to both national and international bariatric scientific programmes to give lectures and or demonstrate live surgeries.  He also served in BOMSS council and also as advisor for NICE.

Involved in the development and running of a low-budget hospital and a Free school in Hyderabad, apart from constructing a free school in his own village on his father's name.

Keen practiser of meditation for about 4 1/2 decades.

Professional Memberships:

  • RSM
  • IFSO
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
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Expert in: General Surgery
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery

Mr Tarun Singhal qualified in 1995 and completed his Master of Surgery in 2001. He is a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon at BMI Chelsfield Hospital, BMI The Sloane, BMI Blackheath, HCA The Shard, London Bridge Hospital.

Tarun Singhal completed a Fellowship in laparoscopic colorectal surgery, peritoneal malignancy, low rectal surgery, and multi-visceral resection while in Basingstoke. He completed a Fellowship in advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic colorectal surgery at Portsmouth.

He was awarded King’s Commendation (King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) in 2018 for outstanding service to the Trust and it’s patients. 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Mr Kyriakides is a qualified Consultant Vascular surgeon and a fellow of Harvard Medical School. He is a consultant at The Barts and The London NHS Trust where he runs a very busy practice dealing with patients who present with all aspects of vascular surgery. Mr Kyriakides has a particular interest in the field of minimally invasive vascular surgery which he practices at The Private Clinic in Harley Street. Mr Kyriakides is also interested in understanding and exploring the role of new technologies and techniques in the management of arterial and venous disease.

Mr Kyriakides is a member of numerous organisations, namely The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, The European Society for Vascular Surgery and The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. Mr Kyriakides has performed over 1500 Endo Venous Laser Ablations (EVLAs) which has been proven to be the most successful minimally invasive laser treatment for the removal of varicose veins.
Mr Kyriakides has also pioneered the use of EVLA as a treatment for veins on the hands. He is one of very few surgeons in Europe trained in this ground-breaking technique. Mr Kyriakides is also highly specialised in performing varicose vein treatments to the scrotum and varicose vein treatments to the vulva and vagina which are both often conducted as treatment for pelvic congestion.

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

Mr Johnathan Hubbard is a Consultant Endocrine/Thyroid and General Surgeon, he sub-specialises in Upper GI, Endocrine Cancer and Head & Neck cancer.

After graduating in medicine from Newcastle University in 1991, he went on to complete his training in General and Endocrine Surgery in Newcastle.  He completed an MD in 2011 which involved two years of Molecular Biology based research. In 2011, he was awarded the Intercollegiate FRCS in General Surgery with a specialist interest in Endocrine Surgery. He was also the UK surgeon to be awarded the European Board Exam Qualification in Endocrine Surgery.

Mr Hubbard took up a post as an Assistant in Endocrine Surgery in Marseille, France for 18 months, gaining experience in Minimally Invasive techniques of parathyroid surgery including Video Assisted Parathyroidectomy. He also gained extensive expertise in Laparoscopic Adrenal surgery and thyroid cancer surgery.

Mr Hubbard specialises in minimally invasive parathyroid surgery, assessment of thyroid including FNA, thyroid cancer surgery, thyrotoxicosis, multinodular goitre, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia and epigastric hernia. He also treats patients with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and Grave's disease.

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

Mr Warren is available at Kings Oak Hospital on Monday & Wednesday 13.00-18.00, Thursday 8am-12.00 and 18.00 -20.00, Highgate Hospital Tuesday 8-11, Alternate Tuesdays Cavell Hospital 11.00 - 14.00 and Friday at The Wellington Hospital 13.00 - 18.00 Should you require a short notice appointment please contact  Emma on 0208 370 9525 

Mr Stephen Warren is a Consultant General, Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon based in London, UK. Following his graduation from University of London in 1986 he soon discovered an interest in laparoscopic surgery, finding that patients experienced less pain compared to traditional methods and also recovered quicker with fewer complications. By 1991 he had performed his first laparoscopic cholecystectomy and as a young consultant was awarded a national scholarship to gain experience at the renowned Cleveland Clinic in USA for a 3 month sabbatical.

He was the recipient of a Master of Surgery MS in Surgery for his published thesis from the University of London.

He has a specialist interest in all abdominal and bowel complaints. He is a highly skilled laparoscopic surgeon and applies his skills to a wide variety of surgical operations, both elective planned and emergencies.

In his personal time he enjoys oil painting,  road cycling, and football.

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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.

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.

What procedures can you find at a General Surgery clinic?