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General Surgery
Offers video consultation
37 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery

Professor Ameet Patel is a Consultant HPB/Liver Surgeon, appointed as Consultant Surgeon at King's College Hospital in 1999, developing one of London’s leading Bariatric Centres in the last 10 years, continuing to push the boundaries of day case surgery and Single Incisional Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) as a new technique of minimal access surgery.

Professor Patel qualified from St George's Hospital, London in 1985, training in Surgery in the UK (London, Norwich and Cambridge) with a Fellowship in Minimal Access, HPB, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery in Australia and a Research Fellowship in Pancreatic Surgery at University College, Los Angeles, USA with Professor Howard Reber. 

Professor Patel has also been invited to perform live surgical demonstrations and present at National and International conferences.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
  • Innovative minimal access techniques
  • Single incision surgery
  • Mini laparoscopy
  • Liver resections
  • Pancreatic resections
  • Biliary resections
  • Cholesytectomy
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastric band insertion
  • Gastric resections
  • Splenectomy
  • Gastric bands
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Revision surgery
  • Endobarrier
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery
  • Weight Loss Surgery

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General Surgery
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Khaled Dawas is Head of the UGI Surgery Service at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at University College London.

He was awarded his medical degree at the University of Cambridge in 1994. He trained as a General Surgeon in London and Oxford. Subspecialisation in Upper GI Surgery was then honed in Oxford, Birmingham and Australia, qualifying as a Consultant Surgeon in 2007. During his training, Mr Dawas completed a fellowship in Perth, Australia where he dedicated a significant amount of time to perfecting his laparoscopic “keyhole” surgical skills.

Since his appointment, Mr Dawas has contributed significantly to building and improving the Upper Gastrointestinal Services at UCLH. It is now one of the larger units inthe UK. His specialist interest lies in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of cancer of the stomach and oesophagus as well as the surgical treatment of hiatus hernias and acid reflux. His surgery data is available on the national NOGCA database. He is also a specialist in the surgical management of gallstones and hernias through open and “keyhole” surgery. On the endoscopy front, Mr Dawas provides routine endoscopy as well as advanced nutrition access eg PEG.

Mr Dawas is an expereinced teacher and mentor. He holds a position as an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at UCL where he furthers his academic interests. He regularly teaches medical students and is a supervisor for surgical trainees at all levels of training. He has been described by his junior doctors as“an inspirational mentor”. He chairs the UCLH GI Surgery Eduational Forum.

In his private practice, he ensures all his patients’ questions are answered. He believes in tailored patient plans and has a flexible appointment system in Harley Street and Chelsea. He strives to give his patients as much data and information to help them make an informed decision about their treatment.

If you can’t find him in the operating room you will probably find him swimming, running or cycling.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Gall bladder removal (cholecystectomy)

Hernia repair

Oesophagus cancer surgery (Oesophagectomy)

Stomach cancer surgery (gastrectomy)


Upper-gastrointestinal disease

Hernia repair (laparoscopic and open)

Gall bladder surgery

Acid Reflux surgery

Achalasia surgery

Cancer of the stomach

Cancer of the oesophagus

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General Surgery
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 6 specialists
19 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Rhys Thomas is a top Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon with extensive expertise in general, upper GI, hernia and laparoscopic surgery. Based at Croydon University Hospital for the NHS, and privately at London Bridge Hospital, Mr Thomas specialises in treating all kinds of hernias and acute management of gallstones. Expressing a keen interest in abdominal wall hernia surgery, Mr Thomas has also established a multidisciplinary team at Croydon University Hospital for the management of complex hernias.

Mr Thomas gained his medical qualification in 2003, from Imperial College School of Medicine, after which he embarked up extensive training. His previous training and fellowship posts include Senior House Officer at Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford (2005-2007), Specialist Registrar in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery as part of the South West Thames training rotation (2007-2015) and Clinical Fellow in Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery at Royal Surrey Hospital, Guildford (2009-2011).

Since 2015, he has been based at Croydon University Hospital, where he is the Lead Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgeon and is devoted to developing the service to benefit local patients. Although he most often performs keyhole surgery for his patients, Mr Thomas strives to provide a tailored, patient-centred approach when devising treatment plans, to ensure that the right operation is chosen for each patient. He is also responsible for developing the anti-reflux surgical service at Croydon University Hospital, which continues to thrive.

Outside of work, Mr Thomas can be found teeing off on the golf course (with a single figure handicap) or going for a cycle.

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General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
30 years of experience
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery + 1more

Mr Ramar is an experienced Consultant Laparoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic surgeon with over 20 years of experience in general and laparoscopic surgery. He has previously worked in multiple London hospitals, as well as across the UK in Scotland, Doncaster and Bournemouth. He is currently working as a consultant general/ upper GI/ bariatric surgeon at King's College Hospital with a specialism in elective bariatric and upper GI surgery. He believes in a holistic approach in caring for his patients and participates at the weekly bariatric MDT and has clinics for bariatric and general and upper GI patients. He holds one of the largest NHS practices for laparoscopic bariatric surgery. 

Mr Ramar's elective work involves mainly primary and revision bariatric surgery and benign upper GI surgery including laparoscopic bile duct exploration. Mr Ramar spends his day cases performing laparoscopic surgeries from gallbladder to hernia surgery, as well as gastroscopies including therapeutic procedures. He is the lead for EGS UGI pathways and is involved in establishing and delivering surgical ambulatory care and currently is working alongside with the Surgical Ambulatory emergency Care. Mr Ramar also works as an emergency surgeon at King's College Hospital.

Furthermore, Mr.Ramar has contributed substantially to medical research, producing numerous publications. He is actively involved in research and member performing Laparoscopic Gastric banding surgery for GLIDE trial as well as contributing to studies such as cardiac changes after bariatric surgery (BARCODE) and depression and its outcome after bariatric surgery( BARIDEP).

Mr Ramar is passionate about training the next generation of surgeons and holds several educational roles. He is a clinical and educational supervisor for foundation trainees, SpR's and is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at Kings College London. 




Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Metabolic surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Gastroscopy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Medical Weight loss
  • Stomach cancer surgery 
  • Appendicitis 
  • Pancreatitis
  • Hernia 

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General Surgery
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 1 specialist
34 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery + 1more

Mr. Rajab Kerwat is a Consultant General Surgeon Lewisham and Greenwich Trust. He also performs private work at London Bridge Hospital and HCA UK at The Shard. He has a special interest in upper gastrointestinal laparoscopic surgery and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

He qualified from Alfateh University Medical School, Tripoli, Libya in 1988. Following this he completed comprehensive surgical training that spanned twelve years in London, Cardiff and Tokyo. He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon in 2001 at Queen Mary's Hospital.

Mr. Kerwat also has vast experience in the subject of laparoscopic cholecystectomy and has published several articles on the topic. He uniquely combines keyhole (Laparoscopic) and endoscopic ERCP skills in the management of complicated gall bladder and bile duct stones in patients with jaundice, cholangitis and pancreatitis.

Owing to his extensive medical experience, he provides several advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures in his NHS and private practice hospitals including laparoscopic splenectomy, laparoscopic abdominal, groing and incisional hernia repair. He also offer Laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair surgery for primary & recurrent reflux disease (GORD) and for Giant hiatus hernia. He also performed single incision laparoscopic abdominal surgery (SILS) for cholecystectomy, hernia repair, appendicectomy and right hemicolectomy.

He is a recognised trainer in general and laparoscopic surgery for junior doctors in the Foundation Training Programme and Specialty Higher Surgical Training Programme. He is also a trainer at The Royal College of Surgeons Laparoscopic training course programme.

Since qualifying, Mr. Kerwat has been working hard to provide his patients with care of the highest quality, which is furthermore clinically effective, safe and with a positive experience. This involves adopting a continuous development profile which necessitates a regular developing of his academic and technical skills.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Achalasia Surgery
  • Appendicectomy,
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy),
  • Gastroscopy
  • Giant hiatus hernia repair
  • Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gall bladder stones & common Bile Duct stones
  • Laparoscopic hiatus hernia & anti-reflux surgery for Gastro-Oesophageal reflux disease
  • Laparoscopic Heller’s for Achalasia
  • Open Hernia Repair,
  • Splenectomy 
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Gallstones
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral hernia
  • Gastro-Intestinal symptoms
  • ERCP & Jaundice

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General Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
25 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Prof. Bijendra Patel is a Consultant Laparoscopic and General Surgeon. He has an NHS base at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital, Institute of Cancer, and sees patients privately at a number of locations, including The London Bridge and the Wellington Hospitals.

Prof. Patel graduated from the University of Bombay in 1989 and undertook training in general surgery and higher specialist training in laparoscopic and gastrointestinal surgery in the UK since 1994.

His areas of interest include general and gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic surgery for hernia, acid reflux, gallstones and morbid obesity. He is also a specialist in surgical oncology for cancer of the stomach and oesophagus.Pof. Patel is also active in teaching, including in Acquiring Surgical Skills by Virtual Reality Simulation. He has pioneered the Masters Course in Surgical Skills and Scineces at Queen Mary, University of London and set up a virtual reality surgical simulation centre for surgeons in training.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

 · Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery') 

· Re-operation for failed antireflux surgery 

· Complications of Upper GI surgery 

· Oesophageal reconstruction 

· Abdominal wall hernia surgery 

· Hiatus hernia surgery

  • Appendicectomy
  • Gallstones & Gall Bladder Operation
  • Hernia - (Laparoscopic and/or Open Repair of Hernia)
  • Acid Reflux
  • Appendicitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Acid Reflux surgery
  • Swallowing difficulties, Abdominal Pain
  • Surgical Emergiencies in General Surgery 

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General Surgery
28 years of experience
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Gianluca Bonanomi is a senior consultant surgeon based in London. He specialises in general surgery, upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery. He has been a consultant surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London since 2007 and has served as honorary senior lecturer with Imperial College of London.

He has a special interest in minimally invasive keyhole surgical techniques including laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia, gallbladder disease, acid reflux, morbid obesity and upper gastrointestinal conditions.

He has achieved extensive experience in metabolic and bariatric surgery and offers all types of treatment including endoscopic intragastric balloon placement, laparoscopic gastric banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and revisional procedures.

Mr Gianluca Bonanomi completed his medical education and general surgery training at the University of Pisa in Italy and subsequently undertook further specialist surgical training in the United States, United Kingdom and France. He completed a research fellowship in minimally invasive/robotic surgery and a clinical fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery and bariatrics at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in the USA, where he was appointed as attending surgeon and assistant professor, before moving to London.

He has been the clinical lead for the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Service at Chelsea and Westminter Hospital in London where he received clinical excellence awards for his role and for working towards the establishment of a recognised multidisciplinary referral centre.

Mr. Bonanomi has gained acclaim for his excellent and patient-focused practice. He is known by his patients for providing them with all the information they need about their condition, to allow them to make informed decisions about their health and medical care.

Mr Bonanomi holds professional memberships at the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), British Medical Association (BMA), Association Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS), British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS), International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO) and Medical Protection Society (MPS). Former member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES).

His research interests have included minimally invasive surgical techniques, robotics applications in surgery and the metabolic effects of morbid obesity. He has published more than 150 articles on peer reviewed journals, book chapters and conference abstracts.

He directed the International Symposium "The Future of Obesity Treatment" held in London at the Royal College of Physicians in 2012. The conference was one of the first to bring together under the same roof surgeons, physicians, general practitioners and allied health professionals. 

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General Surgery
20 years of experience
Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Andrew Davies is a Consultant General and laparoscopic surgeon. He is an Upper GI specialist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, where he performs a high volume of stomach and oesophageal surgery. The unit is one of the largest tertiary referral centers for oesophgeal and gastric cancer in the UK. Mr Davies also sees patients privately, including at The London Bridge Hospital.

His specialist areas include hernia repair (including open and keyhole surgery techniques), gallstones (cholecystectomy) and acid reflux / gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Patients can also be assessed for oesophageal or gastric cancer, achalasia and GISTs (Gastro-intestinal stromal tumours). In addition Mr Davies performs endoscopy and a wide range of general surgery procedures including skin lumps and bumps.

Mr Davies has a strong academic background with a first class honours BSc, a Masters with distinction and an MD in the staging and management of oesophaegeal cancer. He leads the Guy's & St Thomas' Oesophago-gastric research group, is regularly invited to speak at national and international conferencs and is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Surgery. He sits on the research committeee of the international society of diseases of the esophagus (ISDE) and has ongoing research links with King's College London and the Karolinksa Institute in Stockholm, Sweden

During his higher surgical training in London, Mr Davies spent time at King’s College liver unit, the Royal Marsden and St Thomas’ hospitals. During this time he was also awarded two prestigious laparoscopic surgery fellowships to UPMC Pittsburgh, USA and Unitas MC, Pretoria, South Africa.

He is married to a surgeon (Sophie) and has three children.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Gall Bladder Removal (cholecystectomy)
  • Hernia repair (inguinal, umbilical, incisional, epigastric) - open and keyhole (laparoscopic) techniques
  • Acid reflux / hiatus hernia surgery
  • Oesophagectomy / Gastrectomy for cancer
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Hernia surgery
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Laparoscopic / keyhole surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Achalasia
  • Oesophageal / gastric cancer
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General Surgery
20 years of experience
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Ms Cara Baker is a consultant upper gastrointestinal and general surgeon based at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust. Private patients are able to book consultations with Ms Baker at HCA London Bridge Hospital. Ms Baker's specialist areas include hernias, skin lesions, gallstones, gastro-oesophageal reflux, oesophageal cancer, and stomach cancer. She also has expertise in upper GI endoscopy and open and laparoscopic surgery.

Ms Baker qualified in 2002 from the University of London after completing a PhD in biochemistry. Following this, she took part in general surgery rotations in London and Surrey, before competing her surgical training and being appointed general surgery consultant at Frimley Park in 2013.

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General Surgery
20 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Stephen Brennan is a consultant general surgeon practising at HCA at the Shard and The London Bridge Hospital. He has a specialist interest in Upper GI, Keyhole and Hernia surgery. His areas of particular expertise include gallbladder surgery and laparoscopic (keyhole) repair of hernia. He performs upper GI gastroscopy, colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy. He has personally performed more than 2,000 laparoscopic procedures including cholecystectomy, fundoplication, and repair of hernia.

Mr Brennan is originally from Dublin, and underwent specialist training in Scotland where he was lucky enough to be taught by some of the top experts in the field. He went on to train at the MATTU centre in Guildford, an internationally recognised centre for upper GI and keyhole surgery. He also undertook fellowships in Australia and South Africa. He has also been on hernia surgery missions to under-resourced parts of Africa.

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