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Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery


Services Provided
  • Elective surgery
  • Emergency surgery
  • Laparoscopic  surgery
  • Bariatric Nurse led services
  • Specialist in pancreatic cancer,
  • Pancreatitis and obstructive jaundice,
  • Laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder, hernia, bile ducts,
  • Anti-reflux surgery and cancer palliation,
  • Endoscopy and ERCPs,
  • Upper GI Cancer Services
  • Morbid obesity - gastric banding,
  • Laparoscopic hiatal hernia surgery
  • Gastric bypass surgery,
  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs,
  • Laparoscopic incisional hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopic: Anti reflux surgery, Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs (TEPP & TAPP), incisional hernia surgery,
  • Upper GI endoscopy

Clinical Office

01932 723464/ 723380 (SPH)


Clinical Team
Samer HUMADI, Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: 5191619

Tel: 01784 884313
Laparoscopic surgery,

Morbid obesity - gastric banding,

Laparoscopic hiatal hernia surgery,

Gastric bypass surgery,

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs,

Laparoscopic incisional hernia surgery

Mr Shashi IRUKULLA, Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: 4447049 Morbid obesity - gastric banding,

Gastric Bypass,

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic: Anti reflux surgery, Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs (TEPP & TAPP), Laparoscopic incisional hernia surgery, Upper GI endoscopy

Rajesh JAIN, Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disorder Surgery

CBD exploration and GB surgery, bariatric surgery

Endoscopy, laparoscopic/open hernia repair

Francesca LIROSI, Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: 6110036  

Mr Neville MENEZES, Consultant Hepatobiliary and Upper GI Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: 4138453

Tel: 01932 723464
Specialist in pancreatic cancer,

Pancreatitis and obstructive jaundice,

Laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder, hernia, bile ducts,

Anti-reflux surgery and cancer palliation,

Endoscopy and ERCPs,

Comprehensive Upper GI Cancer Services


Specialist Nurses
  • Natasha Smith, Bariatric Specialist Nurse

Useful Forms

Tests Required
  • Any investigations deemed appropriate by the referring clinician

  • Colorectal patients will require a FBC, stool culture + or - barium enema

  • Suspected gall stone disease will require: FBC, LFTS, ESR