Dr Krishna Moorthy

Dr Krishna Moorthy


General Surgery

20 years of experience
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  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
  • Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Marathi
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 4682392

Practices worked at

The Wellington Hospital

St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
89 reviews

BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital

Sudbury Hill, Harrow, London, United Kingdom, HA1 3RX
211 reviews

St Marys Hospital

United Kingdom
0 reviews


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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Medical procedures

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery (gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, cholecystectomy, appendicectomy, groin and abdominal hernia repair)
  • Stomach cancer surgery
  • Oesophagus cancer surgery
  • Acid reflux surgery
  • Robotic surgery 
  • Single-incision surgery (scarless surgery)


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Special interests

  • Obesity
  • Weight loss
  • Hernia
  • Stomach cancer
  • Oesophageal cancer
  • Gallbladder cancer 
  • Gallstones 
  • Acid reflux
  • Indigestion - dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia


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  • MD - University of London - 2005
  • FRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - 2006





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