Mr Krishna Moorthy, Obesity and Upper-GI Surgeon
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❝Brilliant surgeon, special interest and plenty of experience in bariatric procedures. Highly recommend.❞
❝Recommended upper gastrointestinal surgeon❞
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Bupa Cromwell Hospital
162-174 Cromwell Road, London, GB, SW5 0TU
St. Mary's Hospital- Lindo Wing
Praed Street, London, GB, W2 1NY
The Wellington Hospital: The Platinum Medical Centre
15-17 Lodge Road, St Johns Wood, London, GB, NW8 7JA
BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital
Sudbury Hill, Harrow, Middlesex, GB, HA1 3RX
Imperial College Healthcare Trust
South Wharf Road, London, GB, SW7 2AZ
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
St. Marys Hospital, Praed Street, London, Greater London, GB, W2 1NY
About Mr Krishna Moorthy
GMC number: 4682392
Year qualified: 1995
Place of primary qualification: Bombay University
Mr Krishna Moorthy (MS, MD, FRCS) holds the honour of performing the UK's first robotic gastric bypass and gastric band. He works as a Consultant Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare, NHS trust and as the director of the MSc in Surgical Technology at Imperial College, London. He is a specialist in the surgical management of cancers of the stomach and the oesophagus. His rich experience attending to complicated cases of upper gastrointestinal cancer and bariatric surgery includes laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
He has a special interest in ensuring systems safety in surgery. He was on the World Health Organization (WHO) working group for the development of the WHO surgical safety checklist. His research areas include the study of information transfer in surgery, multi-disciplinary handover, safety and teamwork in the operating theatre and safety and quality of care of patients undergoing elective and emergency surgery. He has also published widely on the role of simulations in surgical training.
He has spearheaded efforts to develop two e-learning modules on patient safety for undergraduate students and a safety skills training programme for the surgical trainees. He is also the director of a Master?s programme in surgical technology and contributes to the Masters in Safety and Quality of care.
Mr Krishna Moorthy is a member of the Associations of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI), the Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS), the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS), the International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO), the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (ALS) and the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES).
Areas of expertise
- General surgery
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Upper gastrointestinal
- Bariatric surgery
- Laparoscopic cancer resections
- Radical lymphadenectomy for early stage cancers
- Laparoscopic gall bladder removal
- Laparoscopic appendicectomy
- Bariatric and upper gastrointestinal surgery
- Oesophago-gastric cancer
- Gatro-oesophageal reflux
- Gall bladder disease
- Abdominal hernias
- Morbid obesity