Mr Shashi Irukulla

Mr Shashi Irukulla

General and Bariatric Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Clare Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Shashi Irukulla at Spire include:


Other treatments

Conversion of Gastric band to Gastric Bypass or Sleeve Gastrectomy and other revisional bariatric surgery.

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Professional profile

I specialise in weight loss surgery, laparoscopic surgery (gallbladder, hiatus hernia and abdominal hernia surgery) and endoscopy procedures.

I have been a consultant upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgeon for the past five years at Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals NHS Trust. I have set up Bariatric Multi Disciplinary Meetings, Upper GI Dysmotility MDT and Gastroparesis MDT meetings at our trust. I have also set up various new services at Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals including Oesophageal manometry and pH monitoring. This has been proven to be a successful service in terms of finances and patient satisfaction. I am a trainee lead for all our higher surgical trainees. I am a national faculty member of Advanced Life Trauma Support Course and Critically Ill Surgical Patient Care courses. I have carried out greater than 2000 laparoscopic surgeries and around 500 to 600 weight loss procedures including complex revision operations. I publish my results in the National Registry (NBSR) and proud to mention I have very low complication and zero mortality rate.

To date I have performed 1000 gallbladder operations, 500 weight loss operations, 5000 endoscopic procedures and more than 100 anti-reflux operations and significant number of other laparoscopic procedures.

Clinical Interests

Obesity surgery
Weight loss surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

M.B.B.S / Gulbarga University, India / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is a degree given to doctors at the basis of their training.

Professional memberships

BOMSS - British Obesity and Metabolic Surgeons Society
IFSO - International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
AUGIS - Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
BMA - British Medical Association

Professional leadership

Higher Surgical Trainee Lead - Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals NHS Trust

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Current NHS posts

Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals NHS Trust

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Research and Publication


Variations in Oral Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation Following Bariatric Gastric Bypass Surgery: A National Survey
Nov 2014

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Private contact details

Telephone Self-funding: 01252 895 490
Private secretary Jackie
Private secretary telephone 01483 724 833