Mr Yirupaiahgari Viswanath

Personal profile

Mr Yirupaiahgari Viswanath is a Consultant General Surgeon. His specialties are upper gastrointestinal surgery and diagnostic/advanced Upper GI Endoscopy. He routinely carries out surgery for gallstones, acid reflux problem and hiatus hernia. In addition, he carries out open and laparoscopic repair of all abdominal wall hernias (inguinal, femoral, abdominal wall, recurrent and incisional types).

Mr Viswanath has a sub-interest in assessing and treating 'Sportsman Groin or Footballer's Hernia' or 'Groin Strain' in young athletes.

Mr Viswanath is married and has two boys. In his spare time he enjoys playing cricket and football.

Clinical Interests



  • Upper GI surgery (Acid reflux and Hiatal Hernia surgery)

  • Surgery for Gall stones ( Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy)

  • Endoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI)

  • Laparoscopic surgery

  • Sportman's / Gilmores groin

  • Laparoscopic and open hernias

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