Bariatric Surgery: UCLH

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UCLH Bariatric Centre for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery offers comprehensive medical and surgical services for the treatment of adults with obesity with the aim of improving health through weight management.

The multi-disciplinary team is comprised of:

  • consultant obesity physicians
  • consultant bariatric surgeons
  • bariatric anaesthetists
  • psychologists
  • clinical nurse specialists (CNS)
  • bariatric dieticians
  • exercise therapists
  • pathway co-ordinators. 

Services include laparoscopic surgery for upper gastrointestinal benign disease (including anti-reflux surgery) and laparoscopic day-case surgery for hernia and chloelithiasis.


Eligibility Criteria

Inclusions

  • BMI of 40 kg/m2 or more, or between 35 kg/m2 and 40 kg/m2 and other significant disease (for example, type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure) that could be improved if they lost weight

How to Refer

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Referral methods: e-Referrals

Please note that all Bariatric referrals need to be sent to your local referral support service (refer to RSS via the e-Referrals system for Camden/Haringey/Islington, refer to RSS via email for Barnet/Enfield)

The UCLH bariatric service can be found under:

  • specialty: GI
  • clinic type: Upper GI including Dyspepsia
  • Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery - Gastroenterology Department - UCLH - RRV

Locations

UCLH Bariatric Centre for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery

Service Feedback

Sandeep Bharkar, Service Manager, GI Surgery

Sandeep.bharkar@nhs.net 07535 690 024

General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Navigating Self-Care

Urgent & Emergency Care for Adults

Urgent & Emergency Care for Children


Review date: Wednesday, 20 December 2023