Mr Sasindran Ramar

Mr Sasindran Ramar

MS FRCS

General Surgery

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1 specialist

30 years of experience
5 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.94

Explanation

4.96

Top feedback

“Mr Ramar made me feel very relaxed about the procedure. He explained everything really well and I recovered very quickly. “
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Subspecialties

  • Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Tamil
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6032856
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,047 reviews

    About

    Mr Ramar, Consultant Laparoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeon, is a highly competent surgeon with over 20 years of experience in general and laparoscopic surgery. He is currently situated at King’s College Hospitals with a specialisation in elective bariatric and upper GI surgery. He has previously worked in many NHS Trusts including several London trusts, Scotland, Doncaster, and Bournemouth.

    Mr Ramar’s work mainly focuses on primary and revision bariatric surgery and benign upper GI surgery (like laparoscopic bile duct exploration). Most of his day is spent performing key-hole surgeries like gallbladder removal and hernia surgery. He attends a weekly bariatric multi-disciplinary team (MDT) and is the lead for EGS UGI pathways. Currently, he works with the Surgical Ambulatory Emergency care to improve the delivery of this care.

    Mr Ramar has a significant research history with a large number of publications in well known medical journals. He is actively involved with the GLIDE trial performing laparoscopic gastric banding surgeries. As well as involving himself in several other large studies like BARCODE and BARIDEP. He continues to contribute to the education of trainee doctors by holding several educational roles. He currently holds the position of clinical and educational supervisor for foundation doctors and is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at King’s College London Medical School. 

    Procedures

    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Gastroscopy
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Appendicectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Gastric Balloon
    • Gastric Banding
    • Laparoscopy
    • Medical Nutrition
    • Metabolic Surgery
    • Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Non-Surgical Weight Management
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Splenectomy
    • Weight Loss Programme
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    Special interests

    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Hernia
    • Obesity
    • Weight Loss
    • Appendicitis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Pancreatitis
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    Education

    Education:

    • MB BS 1992 University of Madras

    Courses:

    • Measurement for improvement workshop by Surgical Ambulatory Emergency Care 
    • Network, London, May 2018.
    • Complex Abdominal Wall Hernia Masterclass, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2018.
    • The NorthWest Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Workshop, Manchester, 2018.
    • Revision after Sleeve Gastrectomy - Is Single Anastomosis bypass the best option? London, 2017.
    • Robotic Bariatric Surgery Case Observership, Switzerland. 2017
    • Robotic Bariatric Surgery Case Observership, France, June 2017, 2018
    • Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy Course, King’s College Hospital, London 2017
    • Kings Trauma Skills / Damage control Surgery Course, 2016
    • New Appraiser Training workshop, Miadhealthcare, 2015.
    • Kings Trauma Skills Course, London, 2015
    • Advanced course in Fast-track Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery and Logistics, Rotterdam, September 2015.
    • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Course, Seville, Spain, September 2014.
    • Banded Gastric Bypass Course, UCL, London, September 2014.
    • Strategies in Emergency General Surgery at Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, July 2014.
    • Root Cause Analysis Systems Investigation Course, Serious Incident Investigation, London, May 2014.
    • The Emergencies in Bariatric Surgery Course, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, London, December 2013
    • Metabolic Applied Research Strategy (MARS) Course, London, Dec 2013
    • Workshop Revisional procedures in bariatric surgery EMEA course, Belgium, September 2013
    • Surgical Management of Morbid Obesity, IFSO, India, September 2012
    • Revisional Bariatric Surgery, IFSO, India, September 2012
    • ATLS Course, Coventry, November 2011
    • Training the Trainers, RCS, September 2011
    • Leadership and Management for Senior Doctors, London, September 2011
    • Effective Communication Skills for Doctors, London, September 2011
    • SWLC Laparoscopic Bariatric Cadaveric Course, Taunton, and Bristol, December 2010
    • Basic Skills in Therapeutic GI Endoscopy, St George’s, London, June 2010
    • Bariatric Surgical Skills (Advanced Laparoscopy), RCS Eng, London, April 2010

     

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