Mr Rohith Rao

Mr Rohith Rao

Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon


I am a consultant in Upper GI and General surgery based at Royal Liverpool Hospitals, Liverpool. I am one surgeons delivering Upper GI cancer care as part of the supra regional cancer service for Cheshire and Merseyside.

My specialist practice encompasses cancers of Oesophagus and Stomach, Gastro-Oesophageal reflux disease, gallstone disease and hiatus hernias. Being a regional Upper GI specialists, I deal with complex cases referred from the region for these conditions. I have an interest in keyhole surgery and undertake many surgeries including cancers using this technique.

I have keen interest in hernia surgery including groin hernias, abdominal wall hernias and complex incisional hernias. I have undertaken hernia surgeries in developing countries as part of ''Operation Hernia'' missions.

I completed my higher specialist training in Merseyside and obtained FRCS in 2016. Since commencing my consultant practice, I undertake both general and specialist surgery.

I have excellent clinical skills and place a strong emphasis on Doctor patient relationship. I believe in delivering quality, compassionate care that incorporates individual patient preferences and values. I enjoy educating and empowering my patients on health and wellbeing.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Rohith Rao at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Cancer care
  • Cancer tests

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Additional information

Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery
Upper gastrointestinal cancer

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons, England / 2016
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England

Professional memberships

Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery (AUGIS)

British Medical Association (BMA)

Professional leadership

Undergraduate lead for university of Liverpool Medical students, Upper GI surgery

Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool

Telephone 0151 929 5408
Private secretary Alison Murray
Private secretary telephone 0151 706 3450
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