Mr Naga Venkatesh Jayanthi

Mr Naga Venkatesh Jayanthi

Mr Venkatesh Jayanthi

General surgery 05200363

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Jayanthi is a Consulant Laparoscopic Surgeon, and specialises in treatment of hernias, gallstones (gall bladder and bile duct stones), heartburn, cancer surgery and weight loss surgery.

He graduated from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute in India and undertook stem cell research at University of Oxford University and was awarded an MD.

Mr Jayanthi trained as a Specialist Registrar in Wales and completed post-training fellowships at world-renowned centres of excellence. He spent a year at ICENI, Colchester, another year at Senior Registrar at St James’ University Hospital, Leeds and completed a coveted Ethicon Bariatric Fellowship at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton (International Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery).

Mr Jayanthi works as a Consultant Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital and has a private practice at

1. Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford
2. Spire Hartswood Hospital, Brentwood

Mr Jayanthi pioneers in using advanced technology. He performed UK's first robotic oesophagectomy (for cancer) and uses 3D laparoscopic technology regularly in his surgical practice. Mr Jayanthi has also described an unique technique of fully hand-sewn anastomosis which has been published and presented at both national and international meetings.

Mr Jayanthi is a strong advocate of key hole surgery and majority of his practice, both elective and emergency operations are performed laparoscopically. He was awarded the prestigious David Dunn Travelling Scholarship by ALSGBI ( & ( As a part of this award he has travelled to Japan and India visiting world renowned surgeons. Mr Jayanthi practices a number of advanced key hole operation techniques that he learnt on these travels (

My Jayanthi has travelled to Zambia as a part of charity to train doctors in that country in key hole surgery ( Videos of his specialised expert operations have been presented at various conferences. Mr Jayanthi is a faculty at key hole surgery courses at The Royal College of Surgeons and is an invited speaker at various national and international conferences.

Areas of interest

Mr Jayanthi performs key hole surgery for all the following conditions:

1. Gall Stones & jaundice from gallstones;
2. Hernias (groin and incisional hernias);
3. Reflux / heart burn / difficulty swallowing;
4. Weight loss (Bariatric) surgery (gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric balloon, gastric bypass);
5. Removal of spleen;
6. Stomach cancer;
7. Oesophageal (gullet) cancer - one of the very few in the country to do totally key hole operation for this complex cancer;
8. Adrenal gland tumours.

He also specialises in diagnostic and advanced endoscopic procedures and treatments:

1. Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (for early oesophageal (gullet cancer);
2. Radio-frequency ablation (RFA) for pre-cancerous conditions;
3. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) - for feeding in patients with head & neck cancer or after stroke.

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