Mr Hitesh Patel

Consultant General, Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgeon

MB ChB (Lpool), MS (Lon), FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Gen.Surg)

Clinical Interests

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) Colorectal Surgery and General Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Ileo- anal pouch surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • The Karydakis Procedure for complex or unhealed pilonidal sinus disease
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia surgery, gastroscopy, colonoscopy,
  • Anal fistulae, fissures and surgery for haemorrhoids

Mr Hitesh Patel took part in the first surgery assisted by Microsoft HoloLens technology, by consulting with other specialists in the mixed reality space. Find out more about his experience:

Professional Memberships

  • The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • St Mark`s Hospital Association

Personal profile

Mr Patel is a substantive NHS consultant surgeon working at Newham University Hospital. He has a busy NHS practice covering all aspects of general and colorectal surgery and routinely performs laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for gallstones, hernias and colorectal cancer.

Mr Patel obtained his Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB ChB) from the University of Liverpool Medical School in 1994. In addition Mr Patel holds a Masters degree in Surgery from the University of London and has published a number of articles pertaining to colorectal cancer in scientific medical journals.

Mr Patel completed his surgical training on the North East Thames Higher Surgical Rotation and has worked in a number of specialist colorectal centres, including St Mark’s Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.

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Hitesh Patel discusses using the HoloLens in surgery