Mr Vinod Menon

Mr Vinod Menon

MBBS, MS, FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (General Surgery)

General Surgery

25 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Professional at all times “
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Subspecialties

  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
  • Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4402376
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £225

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Meriden Hospital

    University Hospital Site, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, United Kingdom, CV2 2LQ
    92 reviews

    Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital

    Old Milverton Lane, Leamington Spa, United Kingdom, CV32 6RW
    81 reviews

    The Droitwich Spa Hospital

    St Andrews Rd, Droitwich Spa, United Kingdom, WR9 8DN
    60 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
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    Tue
    18:00 - 20:00
    Wed
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    About

    Mr Vinod Menon is a highly experienced consultant general, upper GI, bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon with private practices at The Droitwich Spa Hospital and The Meriden Hospital. His primary interests and skills are in benign and malignant oesophageal and stomach disorders such as reflux disease, hiatal hernia, achalasia, gall bladder disease, and Upper GI Endoscopy. He also carries out bariatric and metabolic surgery on a regular basis (gastric band, balloon, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass). Mr Menon has performed more than 1000 bariatric and 300 oesophageal cancer operations with excellent outcomes. He is dedicated to providing his patients with the best care possible in a safe environment and empowering people affected by obesity.

    Mr Menon graduated from the University of Kerala in India in 1989 before completing his basic surgical training in 1992 (MS General Surgery), and his higher surgical training on the Welsh Higher Surgical Training Scheme (CCST). He was then appointed Consultant Upper GI, Laparoscopic, and General Surgeon at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire in 2002. From 2008 to 2019, Mr Menon was the Clinical Director of General Surgery, Vascular, Urology, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Gastro-enterology at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust.

    Mr Menon is also an Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Warwick and Honorary Secretary of the British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society. He also serves on the Council of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS) and the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

    Procedures

    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Appendicectomy
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gastric Balloon
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Gastroscopy
    • Healthy Living Advice
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Non-Surgical Weight Management
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Skin Lesion Treatments
    • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
    • Weight Loss Programme
    • Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Hernia
    • Appendicitis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Obesity
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Pancreatitis
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Weight Gain
    • Weight Loss
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    Education

    MBBS, University of Kerala - 1989

    MS General Surgery, University of Kerala - 1992

    FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow - 1996

    FRCS (General Surgery) Surgical Inter-collegiate fellowship - 2002


    Professional Memberships:

    Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG)

    British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

    Association of Upper GI Surgery (AUGIS)

    Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI)

    International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)

    University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW NHS Trust)

    British Medical Association (BMA)

    Specialist Register of General Medical Council (GMC)

    University of Warwick (UOW)

    Warwick Medical School (WMS)

    Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS)

    Life member of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)

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    Reviews

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    Professional at all times
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    Very efficient and good explanation of what will be required.
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    Very friendly person, explained everything clearly and thoroughly.
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    Put at ease, very professional and reassuring? Very happy with appointment
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    Very personable and explained everything in detail.
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    Made to feel comfortable and relaxed. Everything explained well.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Mr Menon was extremely professional, very friendly a.nd explained everything that was going to happen. He has a really great bedside manner and very approachable
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Excellent throughout
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    Brief and we'll explained, very good
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Mr Menon was thorough in assessment, with a friendly and calm manner.
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