Dr Nagammapudur Balaji

Personal profile

Dr Nagammapudur Balaji completed his surgical training in the West Midlands with a special interest in laparoscopic, upper GI and bariatric surgery. He also spent 18 months in Los Angeles pursuing his interest in oesophageal surgery and visited centres of excellence in Florida and Seattle, obtaining prestigious fellowships from the AUGIS and ALSGBI.

Dr Balaji has been a consultant in the NHS since 2014 and is currently working as part of a team in upper GI and bariatric surgery at the University Hospitals of North Midlands in Stoke on Trent.

Dr Balaji performs surgery with a passion, abiding to strict professional principles to improve patient care. Dr Balaji’s other interests include personal improvement, moral philosophy and is currently working on conflict resolution skills within oneself and others.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • International Society of Diseases of the Oesophagus

Clinical Interests

  • General and laparoscopic surgery
  • Antireflux surgery
  • Surgery for gall stones
  • Surgery for large hiatal hernias
  • Surgery for abdominal wall hernias
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Oesophageal diseases

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