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Mr Bijendra Patel, Consultant General Surgeon

Specialist Details
Full name

Mr Bijendra Patel




Consultant General Surgeon


General surgery, Gastro-intestinal (upper) surgery

Site specialisation
Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Laparoscopic surgery for hernia, acid reflux, gall stones and appendix. Surgery for benign and malignant diseases of oesophagus, stomach and colon. Complex gastrointestinal surgery and patients with major complications. Skin cancer and skin lumps.

Background Information

Mr Patel provides consultation and surgical expertise in management of patients with both common and complex surgical problems such as indigestion, abdominal pain, hernia, heartburn, gall stone and cancer of  oesophagus and stomach. Mr Patel provides Gastro-Oesophageal Cancer Surgery and Bariatric Surgery service for inner East London and North East London in the NHS. Mr Patel is a world leader in establishing higher education degrees for acquiring surgical skills by simulation. He pioneered the MSc in Surgical Skills and Sciences at Queen Mary, University of London and has established 'Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Centre' for training surgeons.

Languages spoken

English, Urdu, Hindi

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: ad hoc Tue: ad hoc pmWed: ad hoc pmThurs: alt pmFri: alt eveSat: ad hoc am

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of  Great Britain and Ireland, British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society, London Consultant Association, Medical Defence Union, British Medical Association

NHS hospitals

Bart's/Royal London


Honorary Consultant Bariatric Surgeon - Homerton Hospital

Research interests

Pioneered the Masters course at Queen Mary, University of London and has set up a 'Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Centre' for training surgeons

Key published papers

Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation for Training Surgeons - Public Service Review: UK Science and Technology Issue 3. 2011 Faster simulated laparoscopic cholecystectomy with haptic feedback technology - Open Access Surgery 2011:4 39-44 Acquisition of fundamental laparoscopic skills: Is a box really as good as a virtual reality trainer? International Journal of Surgery 2011;9(8):659-61


Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.