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HCA Healthcare UK Consultant General Surgeon Mr Arjun Shankar

Mr Arjun Shankar

MD, FRCS

Consultant General Surgeon

Fixed Price Packages

About

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    Mr Shankar is one of London’s leading General Surgeons and is the medical director of the Lister Hospital having previously been Divisional Clinical Director of Gastrointestinal Services at University College London Hospitals.
    He underwent his surgical training in London based primarily at The Middlesex, University College and Hammersmith Hospitals. His research into the Development of Colorectal Liver Metastases led to the award of an MD within the University of London.

    Mr Shankar was appointed as a Consultant at The Middlesex and University College Hospitals in 2003 and now works between UCH and Royal Free hospitals.
    He works in one of the largest HPB Units in the UK and has an interest in benign HPB conditions particularly acute and chronic pancreatitis and complex gallstone related conditions

    He also leads the Abdominal Sarcoma Unit which is part of the London Sarcoma Service based at University College Hospital. The unit is one of the busiest in Europe and offers the most advanced surgical techniques found anywhere in the world with exceptional outcomes. He is able to offer his patients both open and laparoscopic techniques and directs a multidisciplinary team of subspecialists who are world leaders in their fields.

    Mr Shankar also runs the Hernia Clinic which offers the full range of both open and laparoscopic techniques. He has a particular interest in dealing with complex recurrences and complications referred from elsewhere and is able to offer patients the most advanced reconstructive technologies and techniques available. The unit is able to reconstruct even the largest and most complex defects, many related to previous operative procedures in conjunction with his plastic surgical colleagues.

    Mr Shankar has established a busy emergency general surgical practice offering the full range of surgical techniques including minimal access surgery (MAS). He runs a team of healthcare professionals who specialise in managing acutely unwell patients which include intensive care, acute care physicians and dedicated acute anaesthetists. This Acute care MDT has produced exceptional outcomes for even the most high risk patients undergoing emergency surgery and is the leading provider of acute surgery in London.

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    • Pancreatic and biliary tract disease
    • Abdominal sarcomas
    • Hernias
    • Emergency surgery
    • Pancreatitis
    • Incisional hernias
    • Gallstones
    • Adrenal tumours
    • Mesh infection
    • Appendicitis
    • Abdominal wall tumours
    • Advanced colon cancer
    • Kidney tumours
    • Gastric tumours
    • GISTs

Practice locations

NHS base

University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Free Hospital

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