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Best Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgeons in London, UK

17 results found for 'Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgeons' in London, UK

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1.05 miles
Recommended by 3 specialists
27 years of experience
Expert in: Gallstones, Hernia, Hernia Repair (keyhole), Appendicectomy + 37 more

Mr Evangelos Efthimiou is a Consultant Bariatric and General Surgeon, based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College. Mr Efthimiou also sees patients privately. He specialises in general surgery, bariatric and laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal surgery and treats conditions including gallstones, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, hernia and bariatic (weight loss) surgery.

Mr Efthimiou gradulated from the Medical School of Athens and then undertook basic surgical training in London, where he also pursued research interests at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund at Hammersmith Hospital, where he investigated the molecular and cellular changes in pancreatic cancer under Professor N Lemoine. He completed higher surgical training in The Wessex Deanery and developed a specialist interest in upper GI and laparoscopic surgery. Mr Efthimiou spent his final year of training at The Royal Marsden Hospital and obtained an advanced Fellowship in laparoscopic bariatric surgery at McGill University in Canada. He then returned to the UK where he was appointed as a Consultatn at his current hospital.

He is the author of papers in general surgery and bariatric surgery and has presented at national and international conferences. Mr Efthimiou also lectures and organises courses for other surgeons.

If you would like to schedule a phone consultation then please feel free to contact my Medical Secretary at 07826 854515.

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1.23 miles

Mr James Ramus General Surgery

Mr James Ramus General Surgery

Recommended by 2 specialists
22 years of experience
Expert in: Gallstone Surgery, Metabolic Surgery, Gastroscopy, Gastric Sleeve + 29 more

Mr James Ramus qualified from St Mary's Hospital medical school (now Imperial College), London in 1997.

He was awarded an MBBS (1997) and BSc in Anthropology (1996). He underwent basic training in london until 2004 and then continued his higher surgical training in the Oxford region which he completed in 2010. During this time he was also awarded an MD in clinical research from University College, London for his work on Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal cancer. He has published over 25 peer reviewed papers to date.

He was appointed as a consultant Upper GI and Bariatric surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading in May 2012. Over the last 8 years he has helped develop the Bariatric surgical service into a regional/Level 1 centre performing over 200 Bariatric procedures a year. The unit started performing Robotic Bariatric surgery in 2017 and are currently the only unit in the UK who routinely perform this type of surgery.

Mr Ramus works together with 3 other UGI/Bariatric surgeons as part of Thames Valley General Surgery LTD (TVGS)- a private surgical consortium providing surgical services to the independent sector.

'Optimise weightloss' is part of TVGS and includes a full multi-disciplinary team specialising in all types of weight loss procedures including primary and revisional operations.

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1.23 miles

Mr Greg Jones General Surgery

Mr Greg Jones General Surgery

Recommended by 2 specialists
16 years of experience
Expert in: Hernia, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Hernia Repair (keyhole) + 32 more

Mr. Greg Jones is an Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon with a specialist interest in weight loss surgery, gallbladder surgery and hernia surgery, currently working in the Thames Valley region and central London. His current NHS post is at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading. His private general surgery work is provided as part of Thames Valley General Surgery (, a group of specilaists providing surgical care throughout Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and surrounding areas. Greg offers private bariatric surgery with the experienced multi-disciplinary weight loss team of Optimise Weight loss ( His areas of clinical interest include robotic and laparoscopic weight loss surgery, minimally invasive surgery for gallstones, hernias and heartburn, and enhanced recovery after surgery

Mr. Jones qualified in Medicine from Imperial College London in 2003. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 2012 before becoming a consultant in UGI and Bariatric surgery in 2015. He has had specialist Upper GI and Bariatric surgery training at St Thomas’ hospital, London; Oxford University Hospital; Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia. He has also visited and undertaken fruther Bariatric Surgery training in the Netherlands and France. 

Greg prides himself on listening to the individual needs of pateints and finding the best treatment path for them whether or not this involves surgery. 

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1.23 miles
34 years of experience
Expert in: Colorectal Surgery, Fundoplication, Laparoscopy, Splenectomy + 48 more

Professor Ameet Patel is a Consultant Consultant HPB/Liver Surgeon, appointed as Consultant Surgeon at King's College Hospital in 1999, developing one of London’s leading Bariatric Centres in the last 10 years, continuing to push the boundaries of day case surgery and Single Incisional Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) as a new technique of minimal access surgery.

Professor Patel qualified from St George's Hospital, London in 1985, training in Surgery in the UK (London, Norwich and Cambridge) with a Fellowship in Minimal Access, HPB, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery in Australia and a Research Fellowship in Pancreatic Surgery at University College, Los Angeles, USA with Professor Howard Reber. 

Professor Patel has also been invited to perform live surgical demonstrations and present at National and International conferences.

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1.23 miles
20 years of experience
Expert in: Bileduct Cancer, Weight Loss, Inguinal Hernia, Gastric Bypass + 17 more

Mr Krishna Moorthy, MS MD FRCS, is a Consultant Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and a Senior Lecturer in surgery at Imperial College London. He specialises in upper gastrointestinal surgery and bariatric surgery. Mr Moorthy has extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery for cancers of the stomach and oesophagus, hiatus hernia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and swallowing disorders such as oesophageal achalasia, gall bladder removal, appendectomy, groin and abdominal hernia repairs. He is also an expert in bariatric surgical procedures including laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Mr Moorthy performs single-incision surgery (scarless surgery) and he also uses robotic surgery. Mr Moorthy has performed the first robotic gastric bypass and gastric band in the UK. 

Mr Moorthy has led the development of a novel rehabilitation programme, PREPARE for surgery. which has won numerous awards including the BMJ Surgical team of the year 2017. Mr Moorthy was also a member of the WHO working group for the development of the WHO surgical safety checklist. He is actively involved in research and publishes widely on his field of expertise. 




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1.23 miles
Recommended by 2 specialists
22 years of experience
Expert in: Video Consultation, Acid Reflux Surgery, Gastric Balloon, Gastric Banding + 26 more

Miss Marianne Sampson has been a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric surgeon since 2009. Having performed over 1,000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies and 500 laparoscopic hernia repairs, Miss Sampson is a specialist in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for gallstone and gastrointestinal reflux (GERD) disease and hernias, as well as weight loss surgery. She has a particular interest in gallbladder disease, laparoscopic hernia surgery, anti-reflux procedures and bariatric surgery. She has also developed an interest in revisional procedures and follow up programmes, for patients to maximise the benefit of their bariatric surgery. She is an experienced endoscopist and endoscopic trainer, offering a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

Miss Sampson qualified from the University of Cambridge Medical School in 1996, undertaking her higher surgical training from 2002-2009 in the North East Thames region, including Barts and the London Trust, University College Hospital and Colchester hospital, during which time she did a fellowship at the National Cancer Centre, Tokyo as the recipient of the Cutlers Surgical Prize. She has been involved in developing the bariatric surgical services in Reading.

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1.33 miles
Recommended by 7 specialists
19 years of experience
Expert in: BRAVO Capsule, Coloproctology, Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy), Video Consultation + 61 more

Mr Sanjay Purkayastha is a Consultant General Surgeon who specialises in Laparoscopic (key hole) Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. He also works on call to treat surgical emergencies including major trauma Surgery. He trained at St. Mary's hospital and medical school, Imperial College London, the London deanery, and the Royal College of Surgeons England.

His general surgery practice includes laparoscopic surgery for hernias of all kinds, gall bladder surgery and hiatus hernia with anti-reflux surgery, management of conditions such as appendicitis, gallstones, pancreatitis, bowel obstruction, hernia emergencies and the management of many other conditions that present with abdominal pain.

The weight managment practice includes a full private bariatric multi-disciplinary team assessment and pre- and post surgery support. Weight loss procedures carried out by him and his team include gastric balloons, gastric bands, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypasses (roux-en-y and mini gastric bypass). All of these care carried out using minimally invasive techniques and the latest surgical techniques and technology. 

As a clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College, London in Surgery and Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Mr Purkayastha is at the forefornt of new technologies, techniques and treatments to ehnace patient recovery and personalised treatment pathways. This has included robotic-assisted surgical approaches, digital technologies to enhance surgical procedures and also the assessment of the gut microbiome to help gastrointestinal conditions and weight loss.

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1.34 miles
18 years of experience
Expert in: Gastric Balloon, Gastric Banding, Obesity, Weight Loss Surgery + 13 more

*Free weight loss consultations in certain locations - please contact secretary for more information*

Mr Sanjay Agrawal is a Consultant Bariatric, Laparoscopic and Upper GI Surgeon in London specialising in weight-loss / obesity procedures, gallstone surgery and all kinds of hernia surgeries.

Sanjay is 'Master Surgeon in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery™ (MSMBS™) certified by the American Surgical Review Corporation. Mr Agrawal is the only UK weight-loss and obesity surgeon awarded with this designation.

Among his other accomplishments, Mr Sanjay Agrawal is the editor and author of the textbook, ‘Obesity, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery: A Practical Guide.’

Mr Agrawal has performed about 1,000 bariatric operations, and over 2,000 general surgical procedures. He also spends time training others in bariatric and laparoscopic surgery. He presents at international conferences and publishes articles in renowned journals.

He works within London, Essex and Hertfordshire. Please note appointment prices vary based upon patient treatment. Mr Agrawal offers free consultations for weight-loss surgery in certain locations. For General Surgery (hernias and gallbladders), the consultation costs £200 and follow-up is £150.

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1.34 miles
Recommended by 1 specialist
36 years of experience
Expert in: Open Hernia Repair, Weight Loss, Hernia, Gastric Balloon + 29 more

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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1.42 miles

Mr Ahmed Ahmed Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery

Mr Ahmed Ahmed Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery

23 years of experience
Expert in: Gastric Balloon, Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve + 13 more

Mr Ahmed is a consultant in upper gastrointestinal surgery specialising in weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) and minimally invasive surgery. He is a lead bariatric surgeon at Imperial weight centre. His main areas of expertise are in the fields of laparoscopic (keyhole) and weight loss surgery. Mr Ahmed will provide you with a friendly and honest opinion regarding your suitability for surgery, putting your safety and wellbeing as the first priority. He pays particular attention to pre and postoperative care in order to optimize the outcome of your operation and provide you with a smooth recovery after surgery. He has also perfected the minilap technique offering minimal scarring (almost scarless surgery).

Mr Ahmed has >99% success in achieving a complete laparoscopic result without converting to open surgery. In the field of obesity surgery, he has performed over 5,000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures, including over 2500 gastric bypasses. His main areas of interest are in complex revisional bariatric surgeries and he receives referrals from all over the UK and abroad for his expert skills. He has trained in general and upper GI surgery in the UK and at Stanford University and the University of Rochester in the US. He trains other surgeons in the field of bariatric surgery and is on the faculty on numerous courses on bariatric surgery. Mr Ahmed is often consulted by other professionals and medicolegal experts for his opinions on complex bariatric surgery cases. He is also actively involved in bariatric surgery research having undertaken a PhD degree in mechanisms of complications of gastric bypass surgery at Imperial College London. He is a clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College London and has numerous publications in leading medical journals.

Mr Ahmed's Imperial Weight Centre bariatric surgery unit in London has been designated as an International Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery and Mr Ahmed now sits on the prestigious International Bariatric Surgery Review Committee (IBSRC), comprised of top bariatric surgeons from around the world who evaluate bariatric surgery units worldwide for 'Centre of excellence' status. Mr Ahmed was elected to sit on council of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society and also sits on council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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What is a Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgeon?

Bariatric surgeons specialise in weight loss operations. Several methods are available including a gastric band, the removal of a portion of the stomach and gastric bypass surgery amongst others.

When to see a Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgeon?

If you are overweight or obese despite trying diet and exercise, then weight loss surgery may be required to improve your health. Weight loss is even more crucial if you have complications of obesity such as diabetes or coronary heart disease.

What conditions does a Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgeon treat?

What procedures can you find at a Bariatric clinic?