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Best General Surgeons in London, UK

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Expert in: General Surgery
27 years of experience

Mr Maziar Mireskandari qualified in medicine from Leeds University, with his doctorate of medicine (MD) including a research project in vascular surgery. 

He then trained as a vascular surgeon in London and has been a consultant since 2008. 

In 2015, he joined the Trust from Imperial College NHS Trust and has since performed the Trust’s first complex stent for extensive aortic aneurysms. He also ran the Trust’s first simulation training course in aortic valve and aortic pathology stenting in 2016.







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Expert in: General Surgery
26 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery

Mr Austin Obichere is a Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon based in London, UK.


His specialist training in Coloprotology was undertaken at St Marks Hospital London and the Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.


He has specialist interest in Colorectal Surgery and is highly skilled in the treatment of colorectal cancer, screening, laparoscopic colorectal surgery, haemorrhoids and other disorders of the anus and rectum. He is the current director of the bowel cancer screening programme at UCLH.

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Expert in: General Surgery
33 years of experience

Mr Satvinder Mudan graduated from St. Bartholomew's Hospital medical school. He qualified as a General Surgeon in 1997. He went on to train at two world-famous centres: the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in the USA and the National Cancer Centre in Tokyo, Japan.

Mr Mudan currently works as a consultant in the Royal Marsden Hospital. He specialises in the treatment of cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, bile duct, and the liver and cancer which has affected the retroperitoneum. Mr Mudan is also trained at performing Laparoscopic 'keyhole' surgery and in the treatment of Hernias.

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Expert in: General Surgery
14 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Christopher Peters is a London based Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon working at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the Harley Street Clinic. He went to University of Leeds Medical School and then remained in West Yorkshire for his early surgical training with placements in Transplant surgery, Accident and Emergency and Intensive care.

After completing his basic surgical training, he moved to Cambridge to carry out a PhD in predicting outcomes in Oesophageal cancer, during which he co-founded the OCCAMS Consortium which has gone on to become one of the leading research groups for Oesophageal cancer in Europe.

On completion of his PhD he moved to London for his higher surgical training with placements at three major Upper GI resectional units, St Thomas’s, The Royal Marsden and Imperial. At the end of his surgical training he was appointed as a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon and Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London, working at St Marys and Hammersmith Hospitals.

His sub speciality surgical interests include Oesophageal and Gastric cancer surgery, with radical lymphadenectomy, and benign Upper Gastrointestinal surgery including laparoscopic fundoplication and cholecystectomy. In addition, he has a great deal of experience of general and hernia surgery including complex redo incisional hernia repairs with a hybrid laparoscopic / open approach.

His research programme is built around understanding how we can use new technologies such as molecular profiling, genome sequencing, and other biomarkers to make better decisions about how we treat cancer patients. He is also developing new imaging technologies to allow greater precision during surgery.

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Expert in: General Surgery
29 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery , Hepatobiliary surgery + 1 more

Mr Arjun Shankar is a leading Consultant General Surgeon. His NHS base is University College and the Royal Free Hospitals and he also sees patients privately at a number of locations including The Harley Street Clinic, The Lister Hospital (where he is Medical Director), The Wellington Hospital and HCA UK at University College Hospital.

His surgical training was in London, primarily at The Middlesex, University College and Hammersmith Hospitals. He was awarded an MD for his research into the Development of Colorectal Liver Metastases.

Mr Shankar works in one of the largest HPB units in the UK and his interests include benign HPB conditions, in particular, acute and chronic pancreatitis, complex gallstone related conditions, emergency surgery and duodenal polyposis. He also leads the Abdominal Sarcoma Unit, which is part of the London Sarcoma Service, at University College Hospital. In addition, he runs the Hernia Clinic, which provides both open and laparoscopic techniques and he has particular interest in dealing with complex recurrences and complications.


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Expert in: General Surgery
38 years of experience

Professor Nott is a consultant surgeon, with expert knowledge and experience in his field. He now specialises in keyhole techniques, especially for repairs of abdominal aortic aneurysms, and distal arterial bypasses. His other work includes appendectomies; hernia repairs; removal of lipomas and haemorrhoids; and treatment of varicose veins using ligation or sclerotherapy. He carries out laparoscopic surgery together with all aspects of open general and vascular surgery.

He is trained in endovascular techniques and regularly supports radiologists insert stents for abdominal aortic aneurysms. He carries out local anaesthetic carotid surgery and all types of the arterial bypass.  


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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
19 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Hepatobiliary surgery

Vincent Yip is a consultant Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and General Surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, Barthealth NHS Trust. He specialises in gallbladder, pancreas and liver surgery. He is also fully competent in performing all general surgical procedures to a high standard. 

His major interest focuses on using minimal invasive approach for the treatment of complex HPB diseases, in particularly using the Da Vinci Robot to perform complex HPB procedures. He is currently the robotic HPB lead at the Royal London Hospital.

After graduated in the University of Glasgow in 2000, he undertook his Doctor of Medicine research degree at the University of Edinburgh. His higher surgical training was at the Mersey Deanery from 2006 to 2013, where he was trained by imminent Professor John Neoptolemos in pancreatic surgery and Professor Graeme Poston for liver surgery. To advance his HPB surgical skills, he undertook his post specialist training fellowship at Hong Kong University and King’s College Hospital, London for 2 years in HPB and Liver transplantation, focusing on cancers in cirrhotic liver. 

Vincent was a Consultant HPB Surgeon at the largest pancreatic centre at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital before moving down to London in 2018. He was the clinical lead for pancreatic cancer MDT and pancreatic neuroendocrine service until then.

He has published over 30 scientific papers and book chapters, and numerous national/ international presentations. He is the principal investigator in multiple clinical trials for the HPB unit at the Royal London Hospital. 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience
Vascular Surgery

Mr Kyriakides qualified in Medicine in the UK and received his postgraduate training  in the UK and USA. He is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust where he treats patients with all aspects of vascular disease. Mr Kyriakides has a particular interest in the field of minimally invasive vascular surgery and in understanding and exploring the role of new technologies and techniques in the management of arterial and venous disease. He sees private patients at The London Clinic, The Private Clinic in Harley Street and HCA Hospitals in Central London.

Mr Kyriakides is and has been 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 5000 Endo Venous Laser Ablation (EVLA; proven to be the most successful minimally invasive laser treatment for the removal of varicose veins) and other vein proceedures to-date. 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
28 years of experience

Mr Rittoo is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a member of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland. He is a consultant vascular surgeon at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital where he runs a very busy clinical practice involving all aspects of vascular surgery.

His field of expertise includes all major arterial reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery, day surgery under local anaesthesia, and the diagnosis and treatment of all aspects of venous disease with Emphasis on the use of new techniques such as EVLA laser treatments which he practices at The Private Clinic of Harley Street and The Private Clinic Glasgow.

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Expert in: General Surgery
23 years of experience
Nephrology (Renal Medicine) , Transplant Surgery

Mr Nicos Kessaris is a Consultant Transplant Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, an Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College, London. He also sees patients privately, including at London Bridge Hospital and The Portland Hospital. He has been a Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ since 2012 and is largely involved in renal, pancreas as well as paediatric transplantation. He performs hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy, vascular access and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion, parathyroidectomy and general surgery for renal patients.

Mr Kessaris undertook Specialist Registrar training in general surgery and transplantation in London and spent his last two years of training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Hammersmith Hospitals. He worked at St George’s Renal Transplant Unit as a Consultant during 2007–2012 and was Director of Transplantation for the last two years, successfully establishing the ABO and HLA incompatible transplant programmes.

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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?