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Moorthy Krishna

Mr Krishna Moorthy

MD MS FRCS

Consultant Surgeon

Specialty
  • General surgery
Sub-Specialties
  • Upper GI, GI General Surgery, Bariatrics
Fixed Price Packages

Self-Pay options available: This consultant offers some treatments at a fixed price

About

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    Mr Krishna Moorthy is a Consultant Surgeon in Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust and a Senior Lecturer in surgery in Imperial College London. He specialises in surgery on the oesophagus and stomach and all types of abdominal hernias.

    He is a specialist in the surgical management of cancers of the stomach and the oesophagus. He is also a specialist in bariatric surgery. He regularly performs laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve Gastrectomy. He also specialises in advanced laparoscopic surgery for other upper gastrointestinal conditions such as hiatus hernia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and swallowing disorders such as oesophageal achalasia. He regularly performs all kinds of abdominal hernia repairs including abdominal wall reconstructions for complex multi-recurrent hernias.

    He is involved in the development and delivery of surgical skills training programmes in laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery. He is a local convener of the Royal College of Surgeons, Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery and teaches on other surgical training courses.

    His research interests are driven by the desire to improve patient safety and quality of care in surgery. He was closely involved in the development of the WHO surgical checklist which is now used throughout the NHS. He has pioneered a prehabilitation programme to optimise patients prior to major surgery. He is also involved in delivering patient safety training to medical students, surgical trainees and operating theatre teams. His interests also include the use of simulation for surgical training.

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    Laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, SILs, bariatric surgery, cancers of the oesophagus and stomach, abdominal wall hernias

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Mr Krishna Moorthy Fixed Price Packages

At HCA UK we recognise the importance of giving our patients peace of mind. That's why our guaranteed fixed prices are fully inclusive, with no hidden extras.

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