Mr Vittal Rao
MS, FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Edn), MD, FRCS (Gen Surg)
Consultant Upper GI / Bariatric Surgeon
For Enquiries about:
Bariatric (weight loss) surgery
Laparoscopic (key hole) surgery
Private appointments available each Wednesday at Nuffield Health Hospital Staffordshire 6pm- 8pm
Having trained in Yorkshire , Mr Rao was appointed as Consultant Upper GI/Bariatric surgeon at University Hospital of North Midlands in 2013.
As Clinical Lead of the Bariatric Unit at Stoke, the unit has expanded into a large Regional unit. With extensive experience in Bariatric (weight loss surgery) Mr Rao is passionate about helping patients with problems related to excess weight.
Mr Rao also has a breadth of experience in dealing with emergency conditions of the gastrointestinal tract and trauma. He is trained in treating complex reflux disease and functional disorders such as achalasia.
Mr Rao believes passionately in patient safety as is reflected in his practice..
As an honorary lecturer in Keele University Mr Rao's academic background includes numerous presentations at National and International conferences and publications in peer reviewed journals.
Mr Rao is a member of :
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
British Medical Association
Procedures & Sub-specialties
Anti reflux surgery
Keyhole hernia repair, General Surgery
Keyhole gall bladder surgery
Clinic locations and times
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Nuffield Health North Staffordshire Hospital
Appointments available each Wednesday 6pm - 8pm
Presenting research at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery : ASMBS