Mr Vivek Datta

Mr Vivek Datta

MB BS, BSc, MD, FRCS (Gen)

General Surgery

26 years of experience
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Overall Rating

Overall

4.98

Bedside Manner

4.94

Explanation

4.94

Top feedback

“Mr Datta was kind and made a delicate subject much less so. He very much put me at ease.“
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Subspecialties

  • Colorectal 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: 4049290
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1456 reviews

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    138 reviews

    About

    Mr Vivek Datta is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon based at Guy's and St. Thomas's Foundation Trust. He qualified from the University of London in 1993, before undertaking specialist surgical training. He completed a Fellowship at St Marks University College Hospital, London and a research MD at the Imperial College.

    Mr Datta Vivek sees patients with a range of colorectal pathologies. He is particularly interested in rectal bleeding and pain, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, intestinal failure and hernia and emergency general surgery. Mr Vivek also specialises in bowel cancer diagnosis and treatment, colorectal surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

    He has a keen interest in research and education, and has co-authored numerous publications in his area of expertise. He is regularly invited to speak at national conferences and lectures, and is on the steering group for the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.

     


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Colonoscopy (Endoscopy)
    • Gastroscopy (Endoscopy)
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Appendectomy 
    • Hernia Repair (Key-Hole)
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
    • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal Surgery)
    • Pilonidal Sinus Surgery
    • Splenectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy) 
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Hernia
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Pancreatitis
    • Colorectal cancer
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Anal Fistulae
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Colon Cancer
    • Diverticulitis
    • Rectal Bleeding and Pain
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Failure
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Keyhole Surgery
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    Medical procedures

    • Endoscopy
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Skin Lesion Treatments
    • Splenectomy
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    Special interests

    • Haemorrhoids
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Anal Fistula
    • Hernia
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colon Cancer
    • Diverticulitis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    • MBBS
    • MD
    • FRCS (Gen Surg)
    • Association of Coloproctology
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    Reviews

    4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Endoscopy
    26/48
    Colorectal Surgery
    11/48
    Haemorrhoids
    11/48
    Colonoscopy
    10/48
    General Surgery
    5/48
    Hernia
    5/48
    Anal Fistula
    4/48
    Bowel Cancer
    2/48
    Abscess Incision and Drainage
    1/48
    Abscess drainage
    1/48
    Anal Fissure
    1/48
    Cataracts
    1/48
    Colon Cancer
    1/48
    Colonoscopy and polyps
    1/48
    Colonoscopy and removal of polyps
    1/48
    Diverticulitis
    1/48
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    1/48
    Lamn
    1/48
    Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
    1/48
    Lipoma Removal
    1/48
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Haemorrhoids
    Mr Datta was kind and made a delicate subject much less so. He very much put me at ease.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Endoscopy
    Very personable and knowledgeable
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Endoscopy
    Mr DATTA DID A GREAT JOB
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Colonoscopy
    Made me feel at ease, explained what was happening throughout
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Endoscopy
    Extremely professional and brilliant health care specialist. Kept my mind at ease from the first consultation to the procedure.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Colonoscopy
    Very good, clear explanation and gave me confidence
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Endoscopy
    Dr Datta has been fantastic throughout this process. Outstanding people skills and bedside manner. He made me feel relaxed about the procedure. He clearly explains all the stages of the procedure—one of the best experience of engaging with a medical professional.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Endoscopy
    Mr Datta's clinical practice is outstanding .I highly recommend him.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Endoscopy Hernia
    An excellent pre-op explanations, care and post op communications. Also has a super efficient Administrator. Thank you Mr Datta
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Colorectal Surgery
    I was very happy with my whole experience with Mr Datta both before and after my operation.
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