Mr Krishna Moorthy is a leading London surgeon specialising in general surgery, upper gastrointestinal surgery for cancer, bariatric surgery and hernia surgery. He performs laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
Mr Moorthy has performed over 3000 laparoscopic procedures of which nearly 1000 are bariatric procedures. He is also a specialist in the surgical management of cancers of the stomach and the oesophagus and at present works in the reputable surgical unit in St Mary’s hospital. He also specialises in all kinds of hernia surgery.
He focuses on improving patient safety and quality of care in surgery. He was involved in the development of the World Health Organisation surgical checklist which is now used throughout the NHS and often gives lectures on surgical training, patient safety in surgery, quality improvement and bariatric surgery. Mr Moorthy also performed the UK’s first robotic gastric bypass procedure.