Consultant Profile

Mr Periyathambi Jambulingam

Mr Periyathambi Jambulingam MBBS MS(General Surgery) FRCS Ed FRCS (Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital, Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Liver disease
    • Minimal access surgery
    • Obesity
    • Obesity Surgery
  • Weight loss surgery (Obesity)
    Special clinical interests:

    Oesophago gastric cancers, benign GI disorders, gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic surgery. GI endoscopy, hiatus hernia and reflux disease, laparoscopic inguinal and incisional hernia repair, gallbladder and biliary surgery.

    Research interests:

    Barretts oesophagus and reflux disease, oesophago-gastric cancer

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, Luton and Dunstable Hospital
    Honorary Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust
    Honorary Consultant Surgeon in GI cancers, West Herts NHS Trust

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

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

    Member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS)

    Member of the British Obesity & Metabolic Surgical Society (BOMSS)

    Member of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

    Member of British Hernia Society (BHS)

    Member of British Obesity Surgery Patient Association (BOSPA)

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8901 5555
    Private secretary:
    Jade Dempsey
    Private secretary telephone number:
    020 8901 5584
    Private secretary fax:
    020 8901 5552
    Alternate Thursday evenings and alternate Sunday mornings
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Jambulingam completed his higher surgical training in the West Midlands, at University Hospitals in North Staffordshire, Coventry and Birmingham. He spent a year in the Liver Transplantation Unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, where he passed the intercollegiate specialty examination in 2004 and obtained the CCST. He completed a year’s Post CCST fellowship in OesophagoGastric and advanced laparoscopic surgery at UHB.  He is trained in laparoscopic antireflux surgery, diaphragmatic hernia, inguinal and incisional hernia repair

    He has been working as a Consultant General Surgeon with a special interest in Upper GI/ laparoscopic surgery at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust since July 2007. His NHS practice reflects his subspecialty training in minimally invasive surgery. His practice includes general surgery, benign and malignant GI surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery and hepatobiliary surgery. 

    He delivers bariatric surgical services at the Obesity Centre for research at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and enters his data on the NBSR. He attended bariatric training courses in Hull, Taunton, Bruges in Belgium, UPMC, Pittsburgh and Rotterdam. He is an experienced bariatric surgeon who performs insertion of intragastric balloons, Obalon, laparoscopic gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and revisional bariatric surgery. 

    His special interest is oesophago-gastric surgery which includes the management of acid reflux disease in the form of laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair, fundoplication, giant hiatus hernia repair and achalasia cardia. He has visited the Cancer Institute Hospital and the National Cancer centre in Tokyo.  He performs minimally invasive oesophagectomies (MIO) and gastrectomies for cancers and GIST tumors.

    He performs laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs extra-peritoneally (TEPP) which facilitates treatment of all groin hernias and incisional hernias. He performs diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy including dilatations & insertion of stents and colonoscopy.

    Personal profile:

    Mr Jambulingam is married with two children and lives at St Albans.

    Apart from surgery he has an interest in medical education. He is the Trust Foundation Programme Director and Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons and is a course instructor.

    He listens to music and plays cricket for the local club regularly. He is a trained walking leader and wishes to continue this in his leisure time.

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    Mr Periyathambi Jambulingam

    Mr Periyathambi Jambulingam General surgery & Weight loss surgery (Obesity) Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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