Consultant Profile

Mr Rishi Singhal

Mr Rishi Singhal MBBS, MRCS, FRCS, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Parkway Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Obesity Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Bariatric surgery including Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Banding   

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

Anti-reflux surgery

Laparoscopic surgery for primary and recurrent hernias

Laparoscopic Surgery for Gallstones 

Upper GI Surgery

Research interests:

Mr Singhal has ongoing research interests in bariatric surgery including its metabolic effects, resting energy expenditure and gut hormone changes in morbidly obese patients. His other research interests include epidemiology of obesity in the UK and the effect of socio-economic deprivation; day case surgery for the treatment of reflux disease, gall stone disease and obesity. Mr Singhal is also a reviewer for the British Journal of Surgery.

He has authored and contributed to a large number of published articles including a  meta-analysis of gastric band slippage and erosion following laparoscopic gastric banding and on the metabolic outcomes of obesity surgery patients with diabetes.

Due to his interests in research, he holds an Honorary appoint with the University of Birmingham as a Senior Lecturer.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Association of Upper GI Surgeons

British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society

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

Consultant Bariatric & Upper GI Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 424 0431
Private secretary:
Mrs Ann Farnell
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 424 0431
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Mondays & Tuesdays
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Singhal is a Consultant Bariatric & Upper GI Surgeon, in the Upper GI Unit at Heart of England, NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham.

After completing his CCT in General Surgery, Mr Singhal undertook a national fellowship in Bariatric Surgery at the Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton which is one of the premier bariatric centres in the UK. He has experience in benign Upper GI Surgery, Bariatric surgery and resectional surgery for oesophago-gastric cancers.

Mr Singhal has published over 35 manuscripts with 24 first author publications. He has co-authored several book chapters and has been invited as a faculty member in numerous international bariatric conferences. He has been awarded one international and numerous national prizes for clinical research.

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Mr Rishi Singhal

Mr Rishi Singhal General surgery Consultant, Solihull, West Midlands, private hospital specialist.

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