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Mr Shashidhar Irukulla

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgeon

MBBS, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Gen.Surgery)

Practices at: BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital, BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital, BMI The Runnymede Hospital

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Mr. Shashi Irukulla is a consultant Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon; he runs private clinics at BMI The Runnymede Hospital, Chertsey, Princess Margaret Hospital in Windsor and Clarepark Hospital, Farnham. He is the Divisional Director for General Surgery/Anesthesia/Critical Care and Theatres at Ashford & St.Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust. He was appointed as a Consultant in 2010. He is an experienced laparoscopic surgeon with a special interest in weight loss surgery. He performed first weight loss surgery and set up upper GI physiology lab at the trust

Mr. Irukulla completed his surgical training in the UK & Australia. He finished advanced bariatric surgery training at St. Georges Hospital, London. He has learned various laparoscopic and endoscopic weight loss procedures at Strasburg, Vienna and Hamburg. . He is passionate about developing and improving services at the trust. He is one of the very few specialists who perform endoscopic weight loss surgery procedures. He has set up Complex Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair services at the trust. He practices surgery by putting the patient at the Centre and strongly believes in shared and informed decision process. 

Clinical Interests

  • Upper GI Physiology
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gallstone disease
  • Complex incisional hernia management 

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • British Medical Society
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgeons Society

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