Mr Pankaj Gandhi
MBBS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Gen Surg)
I qualified in 1988 from University College London. After placements in various surgical specialties and a period of research into predictors of Survival in Colorectal Cancer, at UCL, I completed my surgical training on the South East Thames Higher Surgical rotation. I was appointed as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Medway Maritime Hospital in 2005.
I have extensive experience in performing a wide variety of general and colorectal procedures. My main interests are minimally invasive biliary surgery and laparoscopic colorectal resection for benign and malignant disease.
I am also an accomplished endoscopist and regularly performs upper gastrointestinal endoscopy as well as diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy. I have a strong commitment to training junior and senior trainee surgeons and was appointed as the Royal College of Surgeons tutor in 2008.
I am member of the South Thames Higher Surgical Training Committee as well as the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Core Surgical Training Committee. In addition I am a laparoscopic colorectal preceptor for a large surgical company which is at the cutting edge of instrument development and regularly travel nationally to precept and mentor consultant surgeons wishing to develop advanced skills in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Pankaj Gandhi at Spire include:
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.
Predictors of survival in colorectal cancer. Early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
Consultant General and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon and Royal College of Surgeons Tutor, Medway NHS Foundation Trust