Mr Krishna Moorthy, Obesity and Upper-GI Surgeon

Mr Krishna Moorthy MB BS, MS, MD, FRCS

Obesity and Upper-GI Surgeon

MB BS, MS, MD, FRCS

Areas of expertise

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Acid reflux
  • Oesophageal cancer
  • Gastric cancer surgery
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Laparoscopy

Recommendations for Mr Moorthy

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Recommended by:

  • byA GP

    Brilliant surgeon, special interest and plenty of experience in bariatric procedures. Highly recommend.

  • byDr Deepak Kaur Hora, GP

    Recommended upper gastrointestinal surgeon

  • byA GP

    Brilliant surgeon, special interest and plenty of experience in bariatric procedures. Highly recommend.

  • byDr Deepak Kaur Hora, GP

    Recommended upper gastrointestinal surgeon

  • Address

  • 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
    • Dyspepsia
    • Gall bladder disease
    • Abdominal hernias
    • Morbid obesity

    Professional memberships

    Articles by Mr Krishna Moorthy

    Surgery for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes