Professor Bijendra Patel

Professor Bijendra Patel

MBBS, MS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (General Surgery) Hon.Phd, FAIS

General Surgery

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31 years of experience
17 years as a specialist

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“Prof Patel was very informative and explained my procedure at my consultation and then explained it again when I saw him before my operation, he made me feel at ease and would definitely recommend him to anyone having their gall bladder removed. “
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  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4391973
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1,760 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1,090 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    14:00 - 17:30
    17:00 - 20:00 | 08:00 - 09:00
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    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 


    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Appendicectomy
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gastroscopy
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Skin Lesion Treatments
    • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Gallstones
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Hernia
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    • MBBS - University of Bombay - India 1989
    • MS (Master of Surgery) - University of Bombay - India 1991
    • FRCS (General Surgery) – Upper GI Surgery - Intercollegiate Examination Board - UK 2004
    • FRCS (Ed) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - 1994
    • Hon.PhD
    • FAIS
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