Mr Vivek Datta

Mr Vivek Datta

MB BS, BSc, MD, FRCS (Gen)

General Surgery

28 years of experience
16 years as a specialist
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“Professional and with lots of empathy“
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  • 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
    2,018 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1,753 reviews


    Mr Vivek Datta works at Guy's and St. Thomas' Foundation Trust as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon. He has more than 25 years' experience in the field and performs a wide range of gastrointestinal and colorectal procedures. His clinical interests include rectal bleeding, abdominal and rectal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, hernia, and emergency general surgery. Mr Datta also specialises in colorectal surgery, and laparoscopic surgery, and the detection and treatment of colon cancer

    After graduating from the University of London in 1993, Mr Datta went on to undertake surgical training including fellowships at St Marks University College Hospital in London. He also completed a research MD at Imperial College.

    Mr Datta is passionate about research and teaching, and he has co-authored several articles in his field. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences and seminars, and he is on the steering group for the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.


    • Endoscopy
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • 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
    • Hernia
    • Anal Fistula
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Diverticulitis
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colon Cancer
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    • MBBS
    • MD
    • FRCS (Gen Surg)
    • Association of Coloproctology
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