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Mr Naga Venkatesh Jayanthi - Weight Loss Surgery

Mr Jayanthi is a Consultant General and Bariatric Surgeon in Essex, Chelmsford who specialises in bariatric surgery, gallstones, hernia, endoscopy and gastric cancer.

Based at: Springfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric band, gastric balloon, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass.

Gallstones: Laparoscopy cholecystectomy and laparoscopic common bile duct exploration.

Hernia: Laparoscopic inguinal, femoral and incisional hernia repair, benign laparoscopic nissen fundoplication, and laparoscopic splenectomy.

Endoscopy: Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
Cancer: Gastric and oesophageal (gullet) cancer

Academic background

Having graduated from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute in India, Mr Jayanthi moved to the UK to pursue higher surgical training. He undertook research at Oxford University studying the role of stem cells in islet transplantation for cure of diabetes for which he was awarded an MD.

Following this he was appointed to All Wales Higher Surgical Training programme where he completed his specialist surgical training. Mr Jayanthi has obtained training at world-renowned centres of excellence. He spent a year as a Senior Laparoscopic Fellow at ICENI, Colchester.

He worked the following year as a Senior Registrar at St James’ University Hospital, Leeds. Apart from being a busy centre for cancer surgery, Leeds is a pioneering centre for Bariatric Surgery. He was then selected for the coveted Ethicon Bariatric Fellowship at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, which is an International Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.

Mr Jayanthi now works as a Consultant Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital and has a private practice at Springfield Hospital.

Professional Memberships

Mr Jayanthi is a member of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ALSGBI)

British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS) and the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI)

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Broomfield Hospital

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