Mr Roy Gurprashad

Mr Roy Gurprashad

General surgery 06028593


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

Specialises in

  • Hepatobiliary


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About me

Mr Roy Gurprashad is a dual trained Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and adult Upper GI/General Surgeon at the Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust. He has a specialist interest in General Surgery of Childhood and adult gallbladder disease.

Mr Gurprashad qualified as a doctor from King’s College London, School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2001. He completed his MRCS in 2005 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England FRCS Eng in 2017. He additionally holds a BSc in Physiology from King's College London and an MSc in Surgical Technology in 2012, from Imperial College London. His basic and higher surgical training was undertaken on the Cambridge rotation. He has specialist training in Adult Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HPB) Surgery, completing his Senior Registrar training at King's College Hospital, Institute of Liver Studies, under Professor Nigel Heaton and completed his Paediatric Surgical training at Great Ormond Street Hospital within the Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgical department.

Mr Gurprashad is the Lead for Paediatric General Surgery for the Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust. He is a member of the children’s board and Chair of the Children’s Steering Group. He undertakes all aspects General Surgery of Childhood which includes procedures such as inguinal hernia repair (herniotomy), umbilical hernia repair, surgery for undescended testis (orchidopexy) removal of skin lumps (dermoid cysts, pilomatrixoma) , circumcisions for failed medical management of phimosis, ingrowing toenails, pilonidal disease and management of gallstones in children including laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Mr Gurprashad has been published in peer review journals and is a GMC recognised trainer. He is actively involved medical education and supervision of junior doctors. He is a member of the British Association of Paediatric Surgery, Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland and The Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Areas of interest

Paediatric surgery 12months-16years (pre GCSE)
Herniotomy;circumcision;orchidopexy;undesended testis;skin lumps;umbilical hernia repair;surgery for ingowing toe nails;pilonidal diasease;Adult and Paediatric laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

    Cobham Clinic (1-5)

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