Mr Paras Jethwa

Mr Paras Jethwa

Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Paras Jethwa at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

Mr Paras Jethwa is a Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon at Spire Gatwick Park Hospital. He trained in London, Bristol and the West Midlands and undertook a specialist year in Western Australia, learning advanced laparoscopic techniques before returning to take up his consultant post in 2008.

He is a dedicated keyhole specialist and performs the following procedures: Gallbladder disease / gallstones, Single port gallbladder surgery (near scarless), Hiatus hernia and reflux disease, Keyhole abdominal and groin hernia repairs, Recurrent hernia repair, Endoscopy.

Mr Jethwa has always been at the forefront of innovation and, the quality of his operations and patient care are borne out by the many thousand of successful patients he has treated over his 24 years of medical practice, nine of which as a Consultant.

He has lectured on advanced laparoscopic surgery both Nationally and Internationally. He has been an invited speaker at many prestigious forum including the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons, Imperial College in London & Erasmus University in the Netherlands.

He has published and presented work widely and continues to contribute to surgical progress.

Mr Jethwa has performed over 2500 laparoscopic cholecystectomies, 1000 laparoscopic hernia repairs and over 100 hiatus hernia repairs. He was one of the first surgeons in the UK to perform a single port cholecystectomy and established day case surgery at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust in 2009. He performed the first day case laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic anti-reflux & revision anti-reflux surgery at the Trust and at Spire Gatwick Park.

Clinical Interests

General surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

Gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD). Single port surgery (scar free)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Surgeon, Surrey & Sussex NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

Paras Jethwa is married with two young children. He is a keen triathlete participating in Ironman events and has several times run the London Marathon for charity.

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Private contact details

Telephone Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
Private secretary Amanda Bennett
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