- 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
- Dr Muhammad Masood Khan Not Fee Assured
- Dr Claire Edkins Not Fee Assured
- Dr Joan Desborough Fee Assured
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (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)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)
Repair of umbilical/paraumbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (5-50)
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