Practices worked at
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.
- Endoscopy (OGD)
- Colorectal Surgery
- Skin Lesion Treatments
- Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
- Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
- Bowel Diversion Surgery
- Lipoma Removal
- Open Hernia Repair
- Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
- Anal Fistula
- Bowel Cancer
- Inguinal Hernia
- Bowel Obstruction
- Colon Cancer
- Femoral Hernia
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
- Rectal Cancer
"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."
"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."
"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 "
"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."