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Mr Nigam is a consultant General and Upper GI surgeon.  He has more than 25 years experience in all aspects of general surgery and its subspecialties. He has developed particular interest in the management of diseases of the gall bladder and gall stones, surgical thyroid problems, all aspects of hernia surgery and surgery for pilonidal sinus.

He has performed over 4,000 keyhole (laparoscopic) and open operations for gall bladder.  He has done several thousand open repairs of groin (inguinal and femoral), umbilical and paraumbilical hernias.

He does both open and laparoscopic surgery for incisional and Spigelian hernias.  He has more than 20 years of experience in thyroid surgery.  He has developed a special interest in the treatment of pilonidal sinus and has achieved a very low recurrence rates with the use of Karydakis procedure.

Clinical Interests


Laparoscopic surgery, gallstones and diseases of gall bladder, thyroid surgery, hernias, pilonidal sinus.

Professional Membership



  • British Medical Association

  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

  • British Association of Endocrinology and Thyroid Surgery

  • Medical Defence Union

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