Dr Krishna Moorthy

Dr Krishna Moorthy

MS MD FRCS

General Surgery

20 years of experience
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Subspecialties

  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
  • Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Marathi
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4682392
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    Practices worked at

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    53 reviews

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    254 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    212 reviews

    About

    Mr Krishna Moorthy, MS MD FRCS, is a Consultant Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and a Senior Lecturer in surgery at Imperial College London. He specialises in upper gastrointestinal surgery and bariatric surgery. Mr Moorthy has extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery for cancers of the stomach and oesophagus, hiatus hernia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and swallowing disorders such as oesophageal achalasia, gall bladder removal, appendectomy, groin and abdominal hernia repairs. He is also an expert in bariatric surgical procedures including laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Mr Moorthy performs single-incision surgery (scarless surgery) and he also uses robotic surgery. Mr Moorthy has performed the first robotic gastric bypass and gastric band in the UK. 

    Mr Moorthy has led the development of a novel rehabilitation programme, PREPARE for surgery. which has won numerous awards including the BMJ Surgical team of the year 2017. Mr Moorthy was also a member of the WHO working group for the development of the WHO surgical safety checklist. He is actively involved in research and publishes widely on his field of expertise. 

     

     

     

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    Medical procedures

    • Bariatric surgery
    • Hernia surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery (gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, cholecystectomy, appendicectomy, groin and abdominal hernia repair)
    • Stomach cancer surgery
    • Oesophagus cancer surgery
    • Acid reflux surgery
    • Robotic surgery 
    • Single-incision surgery (scarless surgery)

     

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    Special interests

    • Obesity
    • Weight loss
    • Hernia
    • Stomach cancer
    • Oesophageal cancer
    • Gallbladder cancer 
    • Gallstones 
    • Acid reflux
    • Indigestion - dyspepsia
    • Dysphagia

     

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    Education

    • MD - University of London - 2005
    • FRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - 2006

     

     

     

     

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