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Mr Srinivasan Balchandra - Weight Loss Surgery

Consultant Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon in Doncaster, South Yorkshire who specialises in weight loss surgery.

Clinical interests

Mr Srinivasan Balchandra offers Weight Loss (Bariatric) surgery, Laproscopic (key-hole) surgery and surgery for acid reflux.

He is one of the leading surgeons in Laproscopic and Bariatric (Weight Loss) surgery.

He has extensive experience and is able to offer the 'full spectrum' of weight loss procedures as follows:

Gastric Balloon, Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Revisional Bariatric Surgery. He has performed  over 500 'weight-loss' operations with excellent results.

He has also performed over 2000 laparoscopic procedures with very good outcomes and an almost negligible complication rate. His patients can, therefore, be assured of technical proficiency and high quality care.

He has been responsible for setting up the Bariatric Service in Doncaster, both in the NHS and in Park Hill Hospital. These have consistently delivered a very high quality of care and excellent weight loss results over the years, gaining fantastic reputation and several accolades.

Clinical specialities include:

Bariatric Surgery (weight loss surgery),Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery (key hole surgery), Minimally Invasive Procedures,Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gall Bladder surgery, Anti-Reflux surgery.

Academic background

MBBS, MS(Surgery), MD (Manchester), FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCSI

Consultant Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon

Mr Balchandra obtained his Masters Degree in General Surgery from Mumbai in India. He went on to complete his Specialty Training in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery.

He has also worked at St James University Hospital, Leeds, and York District Hospital.

Mr Balchandra has held training posts across the globe and has publications in several peer-reviewed publications including the British Journal of Surgery.

He has a number of academic awards and distinctions including: Ethicon Prize for Best Research Presentation, Best Resident in Trauma Surgery and he has been nominated for Pfizer Best Thesis Prize. 

NHS base

Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals

Clinic Times

5pm onwards every Wednesday and Thursday