Consultant Profile

Mr Shlok Balupuri

Mr Shlok Balupuri MB BS, FRCS, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Minimal access surgery
    • Obesity
Special clinical interests:

Bariatric surgery including gastric banding
Anti reflux
Biliary and Pancreatic

Research interests:

Anti reflux

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Upper GI and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

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

Association of Upper GI Surgeons
Pancreatic Society
British Medical Association
British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary:
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 4188666
Private secretary fax:
0191 4176573
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Shlok Balupuri, MB BS, FRCS, MD is a Consultant Surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital. He provides private practice surgery at Spire Washington Hospital.

Mr Balupuri trained in Hepatopancreatobiliary, Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery and anti reflux surgery. He has trained and performed Weight Loss Surgery and now teaches at Bariatric Courses. He has been to various bariatric units based in Frankfurt, Oslo and Brugge.

At Spire Washington Hospital, Mr Balupuri performs Laparoscopic  gastric bypass surgery, gastric sleeve resections and gastric balloon insertion for surgical management of Obesity.

His other interests include Pancreato-biliary surgery and Laparoscopic anti reflux surgery. He has extensively published and presented at various national and international journals and conferences.

Mr Balupuri is a member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons, the Pancreatic Society, British Medical Association , British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) and International Federation for the Surgery of  Obesity (IFSO)

He is also a commissioned officer in the Territorial Army and has recently returned home after deployment.

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Mr Shlok Balupuri

Mr Shlok Balupuri General surgery Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

Procedures performed by Mr Balupuri at Spire Washington Hospital

Gastric Bypass

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Gastric Balloon Insertion

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