Paediatric surgery

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Mr Ashish Desai

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
Qualifications:

FRCS (PAED SURG), MCh, DNB (PAED SURG)

Year qualified:

1987

GMC No. or equivalent

4660372

Primary speciality:

Paediatric surgery

Specialist interests:

Circumcision
General paediatric surgery
Hernia
Reflux surgery
Undescended testis
Splenectomy
Tongue tie release
Laparoscopy
Thoracoscopy
Obesity in children

Professional memberships:

British Medical Association
British Association of Paediatric Surgery
Medical Protection Society

PA name:

Gillian Earle

Telephone:

+44 (0)20 3299 3350

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Clinic times:

By appointment

Biography

Mr Desai is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon with specialist interest in laparoscopic surgery, gastro-intestinal surgery, neonatal surgery and urology. He also has a special interest in gastro-oesophageal reflux and constipation. He also performs single port appendicectomies for achieving near scarless surgery. The Times Magazine name him amongst the UK's top 100 children's specialists in 2012. Mr Desai was appointed as Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2008. Before that he was Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He qualified from the University of Bombay.

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