Mr Vittal Rao

Mr Vittal Rao

General surgery 05196134

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Upper GI surgery


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

About me

I trained in Yorkshire and was appointed as Consultant Surgeon in Upper GI & Bariatric surgery at University Hospital North Midlands, Stoke-on-Trent in 2013. I was the Clinical Lead of the Bariatric firm for two years and pioneered the expansion of the service resulting in the award by the Trust in the Night of Stars award nite for improving patient care through innovation. My main fields of work include weight loss surgery and laparoscopic (key hole) surgery for hernias and gall stones. I also have a strong academic interest and have presented more than 100 papers in various national and international conferences and published about 20 papers in peer reviewed journals.

Areas of interest

weight loss surgery; laparoscopic surgery including ventral, incisional and groin hernias and gall bladder surgery; gall stones. Abdominal pain, reflux disease. Gastroscopy for diagnosis. umbilical hernia, paraumbilical hernia, inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, hiatus hernia, laparoscopic hernia repair, gastro oesophageal reflux disease

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