Mr Arjun Shankar

Mr Arjun Shankar


General Surgery

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1 specialist

29 years of experience
18 years as a specialist


  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3452851
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    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    178 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    174 reviews


    Mr Arjun Shankar is a leading Consultant General Surgeon. His NHS base is University College and the Royal Free Hospitals and he also sees patients privately at a number of locations including The Harley Street Clinic, The Lister Hospital (where he is Medical Director), The Wellington Hospital and HCA UK at University College Hospital.

    His surgical training was in London, primarily at The Middlesex, University College and Hammersmith Hospitals. He was awarded an MD for his research into the Development of Colorectal Liver Metastases.

    Mr Shankar works in one of the largest HPB units in the UK and his interests include benign HPB conditions, in particular, acute and chronic pancreatitis, complex gallstone related conditions, emergency surgery and duodenal polyposis. He also leads the Abdominal Sarcoma Unit, which is part of the London Sarcoma Service, at University College Hospital. In addition, he runs the Hernia Clinic, which provides both open and laparoscopic techniques and he has particular interest in dealing with complex recurrences and complications.


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    Medical procedures

    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Upper GI Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Pancreatitis
    • Hernia
    • Sarcoma
    • Gallstones
    • Abdominal pain
    • Complex hernias
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    • MD FRCS - University College and Middlesex Hospitals Medical School 1990


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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:

    General Surgery

    Mr Shadi Ghali
    Mr Shadi Ghali
    Plastic Surgery


    We have competed a number of difficult abdominal wall reconstructions together and have the largest series of cases in London. We have a number of cases in both the NHS and Privately with excellent outcomes

    For specialty: General Surgery
    For conditions: Hernia
    For procedures: Open Hernia Repair
    Connection: Is a colleague


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