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.