Mr Vivek Datta

Mr Vivek Datta

MB BS, BSc, MD, FRCS (Gen)

General Surgery

Recommended by 6 specialists
29 years of experience
17 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.97

Explanation

4.97

Top feedback

“Very understanding and clear on explanations of what needed to happen.“
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Subspecialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4049290
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    3,075 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,649 reviews

    Cromwell Hospital

    164-178 Cromwell Rd, London, United Kingdom, SW5 0TU
    933 reviews

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    290 reviews

    Guy’s and St Thomas’ Private Healthcare

    St Thomas? Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SE1 7EH
    64 reviews

    About

    Mr Vivek Datta works at Guy's and St. Thomas' Foundation Trust as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon. He has more than 25 years' experience in the field and performs a wide range of gastrointestinal and colorectal procedures. His clinical interests include rectal bleeding, abdominal and rectal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, hernia, and emergency general surgery. Mr Datta also specialises in colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and the detection and treatment of colon cancer.

    After graduating from the University of London in 1993, Mr Datta went on to undertake surgical training including fellowships at St Mark's University College Hospital in London. He also completed a research MD at Imperial College.

    Mr Datta is passionate about research and teaching, and he has co-authored several articles in his field. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences and seminars, and he is on the steering group for the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.

    Procedures

    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Skin Lesion Treatments
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Splenectomy
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    Special interests

    • Haemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Anal Fistula
    • Diverticulitis
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colon Cancer
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    • MBBS
    • MD
    • FRCS (Gen Surg)
    • Association of Coloproctology
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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.97
    Bedside Manner
    4.97
    Explanation
    4.97
    Endoscopy (OGD)
    48/120
    Haemorrhoids
    33/120
    Colorectal Surgery
    21/120
    Hernia
    10/120
    Anal Fistula
    9/120
    Diverticulitis
    7/120
    General Surgery
    5/120
    Skin Lesion Treatments
    4/120
    Bowel Cancer
    3/120
    Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    3/120
    Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
    3/120
    Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    2/120
    Inguinal Hernia
    2/120
    Appendicitis
    1/120
    Bowel Obstruction
    1/120
    Colon Cancer
    1/120
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very understanding and clear on explanations of what needed to happen.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Datta is very personable and his explanations are very clear
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    A real expert in his field, excellent at listening and explaining intermixed with friendly, relaxing and fascinating conversation. He performed the procedure perfectly and with the minimum of discomfort.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Datta is professional, friendly and reassuring.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Friendly, comforting, caring and kind.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Datta explained very well and make me feel very assuring before colonoscopy procedure. He made me feel relaxed before the procedure and it went very smoothly.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I can certainly confirm that Dr. Datta is very professional and also all his team is always available to resolve any issues.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    This is my second procedure and although not the greatest experience in the world (and one I would not like to repeat regularly) Mr Datta made it as smooth a process as possible and was pleasant and informative to deal with.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very pleased indeed with my experience with Mr. Datta. Very friendly, clear, to the point and most importantly procedure whet very well!
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 6 specialists
    Mr Simon Atkinson
    Mr Simon Atkinson
    General Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Mr Vivek Datta is a highly skilled and respected Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon. He provides a dedicated and personalised service in all aspects of colorectal disease and general abdominal surgery. He is expert at laparoscopic surgery and also colonoscopy. I have referred many patients to him and have been very impressed by the service offered."

    07-02-2022

    Mr Kumar Kunde
    Mr Kumar Kunde
    Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    Is a colleague

    "Vivek is an excellent surgeon and provides a high standard of care to his patients. We have worked together for many years and patients are extremely happy with the care that they receive from Vivek. I would strongly recommend Vivek if you need to see a bowel specialist."

    07-02-2022

    Dr John Meenan
    Dr John Meenan
    Gastroenterology
    I have referred patients to them

    "Vivek is an excellent surgeon with great technical skills to whom I have been referring difficult cases for over 10 years. Both I and my patients have always been greatly appreciative of his management "

    22-02-2022

    Dr Asad Qureshi
    Dr Asad Qureshi
    Oncology
    I have referred patients to them

    "Mr Datta is a highly skilled and experienced surgeon. He will go the extra mile for his patients and always provides the best possible care. I would highly recommend him."

    05-07-2022

    Recommended for:
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