Mr Shlok Balupuri

Mr Shlok Balupuri

Consultant General Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Shlok Balupuri at Spire include:

General surgery at Spire Washington Hospital

Bariatrics at Spire Washington Hospital

Other treatments

Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery, Revisional Bariatric Surgery 

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital. I provide private practice surgery at Spire Washington Hospital. I am trained in Hepatopancreatobiliary, Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery and anti reflux surgery. I have trained and performed Weight Loss Surgery and now teach as a faculty team member at Bariatric Courses. I have been to various bariatric units based in Frankfurt, Oslo and Bruges, Baghdad and India.

I perform Laparoscopic, gastric bypass surgery, mini gastric bypass surgery, gastric sleeve resections and gastric balloon insertion for surgical management of Obesity. I have also performed revisional Weight loss procedures. My other interests include Pancreato-biliary surgery, Gallstone and Laparoscopic anti reflux surgery.

I have extensively published and presented at various national and international journals and conferences. I am 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). I am also a commissioned officer in the Army Reserves and have recently returned home after deployment.

I am a Tutor at bariatric courses and am on editorial board of Bariatric journals. I am involved in Northern Deanery as a Associate Foundation Programme Director conducting training courses abroad for foreign trainees.

I have performed over 1,250 bariatric procedures and I am in the top 10 percentile of bariatric surgeons in the UK.

Clinical Interests

General surgery
Obesity surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Weight-loss surgery; Anti reflux; Biliary, Gallstones and Pancreatic.

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My surgery outcomes can be viewed at National Bariatric Surgery Registry

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / University of Delhi / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons / 1997
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

MD / Newcastle University / 2003
Medical Degree

RAMC / Royal Army Medical Corps / 2005
Member of the Army Reserves

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Upper GI and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

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Research and Publication

Anti reflux; Obesity.


Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Bariatric Surgery
March 2015

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Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8687
Private secretary Stephanie
Private secretary fax 0191 4176573
Private secretary email

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