prof Yirupaiahgari Viswanath

prof Yirupaiahgari Viswanath

MBBS, FRCS (Glas), FRCSI, FRCS (Gen)

General Surgery

32 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.94

Bedside Manner

4.92

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Absolutely brilliant from start to finish. Everything explained throughly and changed my life for the better“
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Subspecialties

  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4372884
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £160 to 200

    Follow-up appointment: £140 to 160

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Tees Hospital

    Junction Road, Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom, TS20 1PX
    240 reviews

    Woodlands Hospital

    Morton Park Darlington, Darlington, United Kingdom, DL1 4PL
    165 reviews

    Tees Valley Hospital

    Church Ln, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom, TS5 7DX
    73 reviews

    About

    Professor Viswanath YKS is a general surgeon, upper gastrointestinal, a laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience. He qualified in 1989 and trained in the Tyne and Tees regions and in Leeds. Prof Viswanath previously successfully led the Upper-Gastrointestinal oncology team and served as the Cancer Lead clinician for the trust managing various onco-specialities.

    Prof Viswanath sees patients with a range of gastrointestinal conditions including hernias, gall stones, acid reflux, hiatus hernia, achalasia, upper GI cancer, and is an expert in advanced laparoscopic surgeries, endoscopies including dilatation, and the placements of stents.

    He established STRETTA (Endoscopic Anti-reflux Radio-frequency Treatment) centre in the UK and introduced restech pH studies to investigate and manage patients with acid reflux and LPR (cough, lumpy sensation in the throat, cranky voice).

    Prof Viswanath is actively involved in teaching and training and a recognised national laparoscopic and endoscopic trainer. 

    www.keyholedoctor.com

    Procedures

    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Gastroscopy
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Splenectomy
    • Video Consultation
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Appendicectomy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Enteral Feeding
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Laparoscopy
    • Linx System
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Oesophageal Stent Insertion
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • STRETTA
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
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    Special interests

    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Hernia
    • Acid Reflux
    • Gallstones
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Achalasia
    • Cholestasis
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallbladder Disease
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heart Burn
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Swollen Stomach
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    Education

    • MBBS MMC 1990
    • Master of Surgery (MS) Bombay University 1992
    • FRCS RCPS Glasgow 1994
    • FRCSI RCS Ireland 1996
    • FRCS (Gen.Surg.) Intercollegiate 2000
    • ASGBI
    • ALSGBI
    • BIDA
    • AUGIS
    • BHS
    • EHS

     

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    Reviews

    4.94 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.94
    Bedside Manner
    4.92
    Explanation
    4.95
    Inguinal Hernia
    14/77
    Hernia
    11/77
    Acid Reflux
    4/77
    Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    4/77
    Gallstones
    4/77
    Acid Reflux Surgery
    3/77
    Hiatus Hernia
    3/77
    Endoscopy (OGD)
    2/77
    Open Hernia Repair
    2/77
    Achalasia
    1/77
    Cholestasis
    1/77
    Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    1/77
    Gastroscopy
    1/77
    Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    1/77
    Splenectomy
    1/77
    Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    1/77
    Video Consultation
    1/77
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Absolutely brilliant from start to finish. Everything explained throughly and changed my life for the better
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very pleasant
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Explanation (5/5)
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    I cannot fault my experience. It was excellent!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    No complaints fantastic efficient care thank you.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional and knowledgeable in explaining everything and answering my questions.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Brilliant experience at the Woodlands hospital and Dr Viswanath. Very informative and friendly, felt at ease and in very capable hands.
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    Overall Experience (4/5)
    Bedside Manner (2/5)
    Explanation (3/5)
    Prof viswanath is obviously very good at what he does clinically, he explained the operation to me clearly and accurately. I do feel he could be more compassionate towards patients, he seemed like he didn’t want to help with problems left after surgery, and he wasn’t sympathetic to my pain after the surgery. Could I improve bedside manner.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Professor Viswanath clearly identified the need for surgery and arranged scans and surgery to take place as soon as could be arranged. The operation was successful and I am no longer in the continuous pain that I had been suffering. He guided me through all the process and explained fully the state of my gallbladder and the surgery that he undertook.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Viswanath carried out my inguinal hernia repair. Prior to the operation I was effectively housebound because of the hernia. Now after a successful operation I am able to start to go about my life again. My thanks to Mr Viswanath for his amazing skill as a surgeon.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
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    Very good consultation. Was very thorough and explained everything.
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