Consultant Profile

Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur

Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur BSc, MB BS, LRCPS, FRCS Glasgow, FRCS (Gen Surg.)
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital and Spire Roding Hospital, Spire Wellesley Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Obesity Surgery
  • Weight loss surgery (Obesity)
    Special clinical interests:
    • Weight loss surgery including 
      - laparoscopic gastric banding
      - gastric bypass
      - sleeve gastrectomy/gastric sleeve surgery
      - duodenal switch
      - Fobi ring.Minimizer ring banded bypass
      - revisional surgery - band to bypass or sleeve
    • Gallstones (laparoscopic cholecystectomy)
    • Laparoscopic fundoplication (to resolve heartburn and reflux)
    Research interests:

    Obesity, gastro oesophageal reflux (heartburn) and advanced laparoscopic surgery, NOTES and scarless surgery

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society
    • Association of Upper G.I. Surgeons
    • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
    • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
    • Member of Royal Society of Medicine
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8709 7878
    Private secretary telephone number:
    020 8989 8702
    Personal email address:
    Mr Mannur's clinics at Spire Roding are held on Tuesday evenings and Friday afternoons.
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Mannur is a Consultant Surgeon and Director of Bariatric Surgery at Homerton University Hospital, east London and The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel.  He has a special interest in gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery and obesity surgery. 

    Mr Mannur trained in general surgery at Cardiff, Lister Hospital, Middlesex Hospital and The Royal London Hospitals and in obesity surgery in Europe and the US. 

    Mr Mannur commenced laparoscopic surgical work in 1990 and obesity/weight loss surgery in 1998. He performs more than 10 obesity surgeries a week. He has been conducting popular annual two day Homerton Bariatric Surgery Symposium with international surgeons and live surgeries  for national and international bariatric surgeons and also biannual two day Homerton Bariatric surgery training courses for aspiring bariatic surgeons.

    Personal profile:

    I am married with four children.

    In my spare time, I am a member of  ‘Sahaj Sevas Amsthan’ a service-oriented organisation in India. As part of its work for the community, this organisation is involved in running two free schools for children, including those with learning difficulties. I am also very involved in the organisation's project to provide a hospital for the people of Hyderabad that offers affordable, low-cost medical services.

    My other interest is meditation. I have been practicing over 3 decades, and am now involved in training others in the art of meditation from Shaaj Sevas Amsthan to Sahaj Seva Samsthan.

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    Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur

    Mr Kesava Mannur, gastric band, gastric bypass, Spire Roding Hospital, Essex, East London, hernia, reflux, endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery, obesity surgery, weight loss surgery.

    Spire Roding bariatric consultant Mr Kesava Mannur featured on Channel 5’s ‘70 Stone and Almost Dead’ documentary.

    In the second episode of this documentary, '70 Stone Man: The Man Who Couldn’t Be Saved', Mr Mannur is shown performing weight loss surgery on the patient Keith. The surgery includes removing most of Keith's stomach and also his massive hernia.

    The documentary aired on Channel 5 on Monday 11 August 2014. You can watch a catch-up of the programme.

    "Having weight loss surgery has allowed me to start living again."

    Read more about one of Mr Mannur's weight loss surgery success stories.

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