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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 Balchandra’s clinic specialities include:

Weight Loss Surgery ( Bariatric Surgery)
Key Hole Surgery (Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery)
Minimally Invasive Procedures
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Key-Hole Gall Bladder Surgery
Key-Hole Anti-Reflux Surgery

Mr Balchandra specialises in weight loss surgery, he has extensive experience and offers a wide range of weight loss procedures, as well as offering key-hole surgery and surgery for acid reflux.

Mr Balchandra’s experience means he is able to offer a wide range of weight loss procedures such as:

Gastric Balloon
Gastric Band
Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Bypass
Revisional Bariatric Surgery

He’s performed over 500 weight loss operations with excellent results and he’s also performed over 2000 laparoscopic procedures with very good outcomes and an almost negligible complication rate. His patients can therefore be assured that they will receive high quality care and technical proficiency.

Mr Balchandra is responsible for setting up the Bariatric service in Doncaster, 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 which have gained fantastic reputation and several accolades.

Academic background

MBBS, MS(Surgery), MD (Manchester), FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCSI. Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgeon.

Mr Balchandra obtained his master’s degree in general surgery from Mumbai in India. He then went on to complete his specialty training in Upper gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery. He has also worked at St James University Hospital, Leeds and York District Hospital. Mr Balchandra has held training roles across the globe and several peer-reviews publications which include 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

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday