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

Mr Peter Willson is a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal, Hepatopancreaticobiliary, Hernia and Laparoscopic Surgeon currently working as an independent surgical practitioner. He is CEO of Kingston and Wimbledon Keyhole Clinics. He specialises in general surgery and gastrointestinal surgery and his clinical interests are gallstone surgery, hernia surgery and surgery for acid reflux.

In 1985 Mr Willson attained his qualifications at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. His Junior Surgical Training was based across the UK, Hertfordshire, Birmingham and North West London. He completed his Senior Surgical Training in North West London and at the Royal London Hospital. He is highly experienced practising keyhole surgery for over 25 years.

Mr Willson has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons since 1989 and is a member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, the British Hernia Society and Royal Society of Medicine. He has been a medicolegal expert witness for 15 years. Alongside his clinical work, Mr Willson has research and teaching experience within his field of interest and has a special interest in energy sources in surgery and taught patient safety since the early 1900s.

He also works for the Domestic Abuse charity, Restored, as a part time project manager and offers training on recognising domestic abuse and abusive behaviour patterns. 

He is a keen photographer. 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Gastroenterology + 1 more

I am  a Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Croydon University Hospital in the National Health Service and at BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital in Croydon. I specialise  in the acute management of emergency gallstones cases and have stablished an acute pathway for managing these cases at Croydon. I also have a particular interest in abdominal wall hernia surgery, having established and am the lead for the Croydon MDT for complex hernias. A significant proportion of my cases are performed with keyhole surgery although a tailored, patient-centered approach is my preferred method for choosing the right operation for each patient. I am the lead upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgeon at Croydon University Hospital and am dedicated to developing the service for the benefit of local patients.

I also developed the anti-reflux surgical service at Croydon and perform more than 15 cases per year of acid reflux surgery at this location.

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

Mr Mrinal Saharay is a Consultant Surgeon who specialises in Endocrine and Colorectal Surgery. He completed his training in the North East Thames region and was awarded a PhD in surgery by London University in 1998. Mr Saharay is currently Clinical Lead for thyroid surgery at Queens Hospital, Romford and Network Lead for the North East Thames Cancer Network.

He specialises thyroid surgery, minimally-invasive parathyroid surgery, and surgery for tumours of the parotid (salivary) gland. He also has clinical expertise in major bowel operations for both cancers and benign conditions. He has a particular clinical interest in the treatment of haemorrhoids; he is able to perform Circular Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy for prolapse and haemorrhoids (PPH). He also performs gastroscopy and colonoscopy investigations, along with general surgical operations including hernia repair and laparoscopic (keyhole) gallbladder surgery.

Mr Saharay is actively involved in clinical research and has published various papers in international journals. He is regularly invited to present his work at meetings and has membership with the British Medical Association, Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, British Association of Endocrine Surgeons and the Expert Witness Institute.


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

Mr Sabu Jacob is a Consultant General Surgeon at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. He specialises in vascular surgery (both venous and arterial) and laparoscopic surgery. 

Mr Jacob sees patients with a range of vascular problems and carries out a variety of vascular procedures including bypass surgery for blocked arteria, carotid endarterectomy and angioplasties. He was the first to perform the keyhole repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)) using a stent-graft at King George Hospital in 2000 and the first to perform keyhole repair of a ruptured aortic aneurysm at Queen's Hospital in 2013. 

Mr Jacob is an expert in laparoscopic surgery. He introduced the laparoscopic extraperitoneal hernia repair (TEP) at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and has carried out over 600 laparoscopic hernia repairs in the private sector. Mr Jacob also performs laparoscopic gallbladder surgery and minimally invasive thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating of hands and armpits). 

Mr Jacob has a keen interest in varicose vein surgery and the new minimally invasive treatment options currently available. He was the pioneer of the Venefit procedure - radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins in the private sector in Essex and has performed over 300 Venefit interventions. 




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Expert in: General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery , Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery + 1 more

Mr Pasquale Giordano has been a consultant surgeon at the Royal London Hospital and   Whipps Cross University Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust) since 2002 , later being appointed clinical lead for the Colorectal Department of the Barts Health Trust in 2012. Mr Giordano is currently the Clinical Lead for the Pelvic Floor and Functional Bowel Disorders of the Royal London Hospital and Clinical Lead for the Abdominal Wall Surgery service. 

After graduating from the University of Naples, Italy in 1990, Mr Giordano has accumulated a wealth of surgical experience. He initially trained in Italy and the UK before specialising in colorectal surgery by pursuing a fellowship at the Department of Colorectal Surgery of the Cleveland Clinic, Florida and a Senior Colorectal Fellowship at the Centre for Academic Surgery at the Royal London Hospital. Furthermore, he has given lectures and live surgical demonstrations all over the world to go with his numerous scientific papers, which have appeared in prominent medical journals.

This expanse of professional experience, which has taken place around the globe, has helped Mr Giordano to build an international reputation for his high standard of care and training, so much so that both senior colorectal trainees from nearby and abroad are attracted to work with him. Moreover, many of the patients that he has treated are referred from all over the UK and even overseas.

In recent years, Mr Giordano has focused on developing new treatment methods for common conditions such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and faecal incontinence. Subsequently, he was the first UK-based surgeon to use the transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization (THD) technique and is currently the surgeon with the most experience of this procedure in the UK. He also directs the only THD training course that is both available in the UK accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons.

It is therefore easy to see why Mr Giordano is regarded as one of the UK's leading colorectal surgeons—a consultant who remains reknowned for his dedication to both his work with both patients and research.

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

Mr Amit Sinha qualified in 1989 from the Patna University and in 1993 he completed his training as a surgeon in India.  He came to UK in 1996 and obtained his GMC Specialist Registration in Surgery in 2006.

He has extensive experience with laparoscopic general surgery particularly laparoscopic cholecystectomy and laparoscopic hernia surgery. 

After his Specialist Registrationin General Surgery, Mr Amit worked as a fellow at the Department of Colorectal Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital with Professor Eu Kong Weng where he received hands on training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery for both benign as well as malignant colorectal disease in addition to anal canal conditions.

He has particular interest in the management of Anal Canal Conditions - Haemorrhoids, Anal Canal Fissures and Anal Canal Fistulas. 

Additionally, he has JAG (Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) accreditation for independent specialist practice in the modalities of gastro-duodenoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery + 1 more
  • Be your advocate. always emotionally supporting you and yours at difficult times while .delivering cutting edge high-quality care
  • Provide intelligent kindness, empathy and understanding in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Trustworthiness and making your interest first priority.
  • Listen, listen and listen some more- to you and family
  • Asking what matters to you? Not just what is the matter with you?
  • Create a bespoke personalized solution to your problem or concern; working with you and yours
  • Safe, high quality. effective treatment and a reassuring and calming experience at difficult times
  • Be available and contactable
  • Accountability, accepting responsibility for my performance and of trainees and staff I supervise as part of my duty
  • An immediate and honest response to any concern at any stage of your treatment
  • Commitment to working as part of a multidisciplinary team which demands high standards and development of new ideas where necessary.
  • Continuous improvement and learning by monitoring outcome.
  • Continuous reflection.Awareness of limitations and flexibility to change.
  • Effective communication with you
  • Respecting cultural, linguistic, religious, ethnic diversity among patients and staff
  • Protecting your confidentiality



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Expert in: General Surgery
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
Colorectal Surgery

As a consultant in laparoscopic and colorectal surgery, Mr Anthony Antoniou works at St. Mark’s Hospital which is an internationally recognised centre specialising in colorectal and intestinal diseases. Mr Antoniou treats all conditions ranging from general surgery, as well as colorectal surgery. He also attends to small emergencies as well as cancer treatments. 

For patients who have recurring or advanced stages of colorectal cancer, Mr Antoniou has the ability to perform complex cancer surgery on them. He also specializes in benign bowel pathology. His research interests include the development and treatment of malignant and benign colorectal diseases and he has conducted his research amongst several renowned centres.


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Mr Kislaya Thakur is a Consultant  Surgeon who covers many aspects of Breast conditions at BMI The Blackheath Hospital. He has an interest in breast cancer, gynaecomastia, problems with breastfeeding, breast lumps and inflammation etc. For greater patient awareness, he has set up a comprehensive screening service, involving a patient’s family history and genetic risk factors for breast cancer. Apart from his experience as a Breast Surgeon, he also treats hernias, fissures, various lumps and bumps.  

Mr Thakur qualified in Medicine in 1988(MBBS) from the renowned All India Institute of Medical Sciences. In 1992, he was awarded a Master’s degree in Surgery (MS), with his Thesis on Major Trauma outcomes. Following this, he completed a three year Senior Residency programme in Surgical Oncology.

He moved to the UK in 1995 and undertook training at the Hedley Atkins Breast Unit at Guy’s Hospital and at the HPB unit at King’s College Hospital. He was  appointed Consultant General Surgeon in 2003 and is the Lead for Breast Cancer for his Multidisciplinary Team (MDT). He is also the Clinical Director for Cancer in his NHS Trust.

As well as being a Breast Surgeon, he also has experience with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Furthermore, he has presented his work and research at a number of national and international conferences and provides training for undergraduate medical students from GKT Medical School, London.

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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?