Consultant Profile

Mr Pankaj Gandhi

Mr Pankaj Gandhi MBBS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Alexandra Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colorectal surgery
Special clinical interests:

General Surgery
Minimally invasive Biliary and Colorectal Surgery
Hernia surgery
Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy
Benign anorectal conditions including rectal prolapse



Research interests:

Predictors of survival in colorectal cancer
Early diagnosis of colorectal cancer

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon and Royal College of Surgeons Tutor, Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Honorary Fellowship (ad eundum) Royal College of Surgeons of England
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01634 662822/662845
Private secretary telephone number:
07986 482314
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Gandhi qualified in 1988 from University College London. After placements in various surgical specialties and a period of research into predictors of Survival in Colorectal Cancer, at UCL, he completed his surgical training on the South East Thames Higher Surgical rotation. He was appointed as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Medway Maritime Hospital in 2005

Although he has extensive experience in performing a wide variety of general and colorectal procedures, his main interests are minimally invasive biliary surgery and laparoscopic colorectal resection for benign and malignant disease. He is also an accomplished endoscopist and regularly performs upper gastrointestinal endoscopy as well as diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy.

Mr Gandhi has a strong commitment to training junior and senior trainee surgeons and was appointed as the Royal College of Surgeons tutor in 2008. He is a member of the South Thames Higher Surgical Training Committee as well as the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Core Surgical Training Committee. In addition he is a laparoscopic colorectal preceptor for a large surgical company which is at the cutting edge of intrument development and regularly travels nationally to precept and mentor consultant surgeons wishing to develop advanced skills in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.


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Mr Pankaj Gandhi

Mr Pankaj Gandhi General surgery Consultant, Chatham, Kent, private hospital specialist.

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