- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Accredited endoscopist
- Lower GI surgery
- Upper GI surgery
- Accredited endoscopist
- Video and telephone consultations
Mr Dhiren Nehra has been working as a consultant surgeon at Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals since 1999. He graduated in 1983 in Bombay with a Masters in General Surgery, and then underwent higher training in Wales specialising in Upper GI Surgery and culminating in FRCS (Gen Surg) with Mphil Thesis on 'Bile Reflux in Barrett's Oesophagus'. He gained vast experience at the University Hospital California, USA under Professor Tom DeMeester (world renowned for his work in foregut and oesophageal diseases), and also at the National Cancer Hospital in Japan. More recently, he undertook a sabbatical year working in New Zealand.
Training and research have always been important aspects to his career. He has been a London Deanery Surgical Tutor for many years and has taught in many countries such as India, Malawi and Romania. He has been the cancer specialist for South West Thames upper GI cancer network. His research work was carried out in the USA and specialised in reflux, biliary and hernia surgery. He has extensive publications on reflux disease and oesophageal diseases.
Mr Nehra specialises in Laparoscopic and General Gastrointestinal Surgery. He has developed his own surgical technique for mini-incision inguinal hernia repair and incisional hernia repair (which can be performed under local anaesthetic), and has been accredited to carry out the new anti-reflux magnetic titanium ring LINX implant procedure in the UK. He holds private consultations and carries out surgical treatments at both Spire St Anthony's Hospital and Ashtead Hospital.
Areas of interest
GENERAL SURGERY: skin lesions and lumps; varicose veins; HERNIA inguinal groin; incisional; paraumbilica; epigastric hernia repair; ANORECTAL conditions: pilonidal sinus; haemorrhoids; anal fistula & fistula; SPECIALIST INTERESTS: GI disorders - gastric and duodenal ulcers; biliary and pancreatic disorders
ENDOSCOPY: OGD; Colonoscopy
LAPAROSCOPIC PROCEDURES: appendicectomy; abdominal hernia; laparoscopic cholecystectomy for GALLSTONES and LAPAROSCOPIC ANTI-REFLUX surgery including NISSEN fundoplication and the new LINX magnetic titanium implant procedure , HIATAL HERNIA repair.
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
St Helier Hospital, Wrythe Lane, Carshalton SM51AA
Epsom General Hospital, Dorking Road, Epsom, KT18 7EG
Mr Nehra's research work was carried out in the USA and specialised in reflux, biliary and hernia surgery. He is a pioneer in the LINX antireflux procedure for
Mr Nehra enjoys hockey and golf and has taken part in the London Marathon and other running events, fundraising for The Children's Trust and other charities.
As listed in website: www.mrdnehrafrcs.com
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- French - Conversational
- Swahili - Conversational
as listed in website: www.mrdnehrafrcs.com
Courses offered to GPs
Reflux disease; upper GI cancer; gallstone disease; hernias; gastrointestinal disorders.
- MBBS University of Bombay 1980
- FRCS RCS&P Glasgow 1990
- MS General Surgery University of Bombay 1984
- MPhil University of Wales College of Medicine 1996
- FRCS General Surgery University of Wales College of Medicine 1998
Reference number 3637566
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Spire St Anthony's Hospital: 020 8337 6691 (bleep RMO)
Ashtead Hospital: 01372 221400 (bleep RMO)
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: gastrosurg
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)
Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)
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