Practices worked at
Mr Paraskeva is a General and Colorectal Surgeon, specialising in minimally-invasive and virtually scar-free surgery ranging from colon cancers, diverticular disease to hernias and gallbladder surgery.
Mr Barry Paraskeva is a consultant General Surgeon with a specialist interest in key-hole surgery (laparoscopy) in the field of Colorectal surgery. Mr Paraskeva is a pioneer in his field and was the first surgeon in the UK to remove the appendix and gallbladder using single port (incision) laparoscopic surgery aimed to reduce scars after an operation.
After graduating with honours from St Mary's Hospital Medical School in 1994 he went on to train in General and Colorectal Surgery in renowned hospitals in the North Thames area. His main interest lies in elective and emergency General surgery, with particular interest in laparoscopic surgery. He routinely performs laparoscopic appendix removal, hernia repair, gall bladder removal (cholecystectomy) and colorectal resections for benign and malignant disease. He also has an interest in both benign and malignant colorectal disorder.
Mr Paraskeva is an appointed consultant in the prestigious academic surgical unit at St Mary's Hospital. He is passionate about driving advances in his field and participates in research and education, aiming to improve surgical skills and techniques.
Mr Paraskeva is a keen educator and respected lecturer in surgery and is interested in providing educational seminars. He teaches basic and laparoscopic skills for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and lectures in all aspects of General Surgery at Imperial College.
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
- Scarless laparoscopic surgery
- Scarless colon cancer removal
- Scarless gallbladder removal
- General Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery, Scarless Surgery
- Colon cancers/Colon polyps
- Diverticular disease
- Hernia repair
- Gall bladder removal (key-hole)
- Anorectal conditions
- Pilonidal sinus, lumps and bumps
I know Mr Paraskeva from when he looked after my husband. I liked him then so chose to see him for my op. As yet the op has not taken place. To be booked in 2 month’s time.
It was a good service especially with Barry Paraskeva whom I know
I was extremely happy with the care I received from Mr Paraskeva. He was very straight forward with the diagnosis and recommended course of treatment. He was an excellent doctor.
Had an excellent service from Mr Paraskeva - always kept me informed with exactly what's happening throughout the whole process
Mr Paraskeva has an open, friendly and compasionate manner which put me completely at ease during my consultations and surgery. His extensive knowledge and skills also enabled me to have complete trust and confidence in him.
I can't say enough. Professional, accessible, incredibly skilled, friendly and the outcome was beyond my expectations I was so happy with the procedure and the process Thank You
Excellent in every way. Reassured me at consultation and couldn't fault the aftercare and attention. Highly recommend!
Very skilled surgeon with excellent bedside manner
I highly recommend Mr Paraskeva. He was very professional, informative and clear. Excellent experience.
I found this doctor to be very personable, easy going and down to earth. He was willing to actually talk to me and answer all my questions. I wish all doctors brought such enthusiasm and skill to their practices. Top notch.
An outstanding laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgeon