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Mr Pankaj Gandhi

General Surgeon
MBBS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Gen Surg)

Practising at

Spire Alexandra Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Pankaj Gandhi at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

Mr Gandhi qualified in 1988 from University College London. After placements in various surgical specialities and a period of research into predictors of Survival in Colorectal Cancer, at UCL, he completed his surgical training on the South East Thames Higher Surgical rotation. He was appointed as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Medway Maritime Hospital in 2005. Although he has extensive experience in performing a wide variety of general and colorectal procedures, his main interests are minimally invasive biliary surgery and laparoscopic colorectal resection for benign and malignant disease. He is also an accomplished endoscopist and regularly performs upper gastrointestinal endoscopy as well as diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy. Mr Gandhi has a strong commitment to training junior and senior trainee surgeons and was appointed as the Royal College of Surgeons tutor in 2008. He is a member of the South Thames Higher Surgical Training Committee as well as the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Core Surgical Training Committee. In addition he is a laparoscopic colorectal preceptor for a large surgical company which is at the cutting edge of intrument development and regularly travels nationally to precept and mentor consultant surgeons wishing to develop advanced skills in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.


Clinical Interests

Colonoscopy
Colorectal surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery


Private contact details

Telephone 01634 662822/662845
Private secretary Jane Kelly
Private secretary telephone 07794601094
Private secretary email karen297@blueyonder.co.uk
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Honorary Fellowship (ad eundum) Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon and Royal College of Surgeons Tutor, Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

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