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.
- European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons