Consultant Profile

Prof Devinder  Kumar

Prof Devinder  Kumar 
Practicing at:
Spire St Anthony's Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • General surgery
    • Colorectal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Complex general and colorectal surgery
Colorectal cancer
Pelvic floor dysfunction
Incontinence – urinary and faecal
Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis)
Anal fistula surgery
Anal fissure
Irritable bowel and other functional disorders
Day surgery ( Hernias, anal skin tags)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646
Private secretary:
Susan Topham
Private secretary telephone number:
07901 001753
Private secretary fax:
020 8641 4868
Private secretary email address:
Thursday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Professor Devinder Kumar is highly experienced Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Professor Kumar obtained his undergraduate medical degree from the University of Delhi, India, in 1975. Following this he worked in the Small- Pox eradication programme and was awarded a certificate of merit by the Minister of Health.

He completed his basic surgical training at Great Ormond Street Hospital for sick children, St James’ Hospital in Balham and the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke. During this time he passed the FRCS examination. He then went on to undertake research in Gastrointestinal motility at the Royal London Hospital and was awarded a PhD from the University of London. He was successful in obtaining a Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic for 2 years.

In 1994, he moved to London to take up a position as Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at St George’s Hospital. He was awarded a personal chair in Gastrointestinal Surgery in 2004 by the University of London. Professor Kumar has now retired from the NHS. 

He has published 120 original papers in peer reviewed journals, more than 50 review articles and book chapters and has authored/edited 6 books. Professor Kumar is a regular reviewer for national and international journals.

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Prof Devinder  Kumar

Prof Devinder  Kumar Gastroenterology & General surgery Consultant, Sutton, private hospital specialist.

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