Mr Jayanthi is a Consultant Surgeon offering Laparoscopic General, Upper GI & Weight Loss Surgery. He specialises in keyhole surgery for hernias, gallstones, heartburn, cancer of oesophagus (gullet) and stomach and weight loss surgery. He also specialises in a number of novel endoscopic techniques to treat early cancer and pre-cancerous conditions. Mr Jayanthi is one of the leading Robotic Surgeons in the UK.
He has expertise in the following areas:
- Weight Loss Surgery - Gastric Band, Sleeve Gastrectomy & Gastric Bypass
- Gallstones - Gallbladder surgery, Keyhole 'one-stop' for jaundice/pancreatitis from gallstones
- Hernia - Keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery
- Robotic Surgery & Minimally Invasive operation for oesophageal cancer
- Reflux & hiatus hernia
Mr Jayanthi was admitted to one of the top medical schools of India, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute with high merit (achieving a score of 98.6% in A-Levels). He then moved to the United Kingdom for surgical training and obtained Membership & Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He also gained a post-doctoral qualification from research undertaken at the University of Oxford.
He later completed the All Wales Higher Surgical Training Programme and gained advanced experience undertaking focused fellowships at world-renowned centres of excellence. Mr Jayanthi was a Senior Laparoscopic Fellow at ICENI Centre, Colchester (for keyhole surgery). Following this, he spent a year at the St James University Hospital, Leeds (for cancer surgery). He then completed the much sought after Ethicon Bariatric Fellowship at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton (for weight loss surgery).
Mr Jayanthi has gained a number of awards including the prestigious David Dunn Travelling Scholarship for 2013 by ALSGBI. He travelled to Japan and India to visit some of the leading surgeons in the world and learnt a number of innovative techniques, which he practices while treating patients in the UK.
Mr Jayanthi loves long distance running and has completed two 10K races, both completed under an hour and simultaneously raising money for Macmillan. He plays Badminton and Squash regularly.
Mr Jayanthi is one of the lead surgeons in the charity ‘Out to Africa’. He travels to Zambia to teach/spread his passion for keyhole surgery to young and budding surgeons in Zambia.
Above all, Mr Jayanthi loves spending time with his family, especially his 7-year-old son, who loves running and swimming. He has recently completed a 3K run together with his son.
- Gastric Sleeve
- Gastric Bypass
- Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
- Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery
- Endoscopy (OGD)
- Open Hernia Repair
- Achalasia Surgery
- Acid Reflux Surgery
- Gastric Banding
- Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
- Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
- Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
- Inguinal Hernia
- Weight Loss
- Femoral Hernia
- Oesophageal Cancer
- Weight Gain
Education / Qualifications:
MB BS, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
MRCS Ed, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
MD, Newcastle University & University of Oxford
FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society
Association of Upper GI Surgeons
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
"Fantastic laparoscopic Surgeon"