Mr Chakri Munipalle is a Consultant General and Upper GI Laparoscopic Surgeon who works at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton. In addition, he maintains an outreach clinic at Guisborough General Hospital. He leads the South Tees NHS Trust's acute laparoscopic cholecystectomy service.
Mr Munipalle provides consultation, endoscopy and surgical treatment at Tees Valley Hospital, Acklam, Middlesbrough. He sees Choose & Book, Insured and Self-pay patients at this hospital.
His special interests are day case and laparoscopic surgeries.
Mr Munipalle has expertise in a wide range of areas including:
- Gallbladder related problems
- laparoscopic cholecystectomy;
- open cholecystectomy;
- laparoscopic removal of gallstones
- Upper Gastrointestinal tract disease
- dyspepsia (indigestion), heartburn, acid reflux,
- gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD),
- Benign skin lesion removal;
- Endoscopy for abdominal pain
After completing general surgical training in India, he earned a Master of Surgery (MS). He went on to train in the UK and gained the FRCSEd (Gen Surgery), M Phil, and PG certificate in Clinical Education.
Outside of clinical practice, he has interests in teaching and research.
- General Surgery
- Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
- Open Hernia Repair
- Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
- Hiatus Hernia Surgery
- Gallstone Surgery
- Acid Reflux Surgery
- Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
- Lipoma Removal
- Achalasia Surgery
- Anti-Reflux Surgery
- Inguinal Hernia
- Femoral Hernia
- Hiatus Hernia
Master of Surgery (MS)
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCSEd)
PG Certificate in Medical Education
Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery
Royal College of Surgeon (Edinburgh)
Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
Association of Surgeons of GB & I (ASGBI)
British Medical association