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Mr Sritharan S Kadirkamanathan PhD FRCS (Gen) - Consultant General & Upper GI Surgeon

Sri qualified from medical school in1984. During his undergraduate training he obtained first class in the second MBBS and second upper class in the Final MBBS examination. He was also awarded gold medals for anatomy; obstetrics and gynaecology.

His surgical training as a registrar was taken in Liverpool from 1989-1992. He then obtained a research fellow post at the Royal London and St Bartholomew Hospital. During this period he performed ground breaking research work on capsule Endoscopy and Endoluminal surgery which resulted in several publications and numerous international presentations. Following this he undertook Senior Registrar training at London and North-East Thames Region.


He has worked in private practice at Springfield Hospital since 2003 as a general surgeon with a specialist expertise in surgery of the upper gastro-intestinal tract (oesophagus, stomach and duodenum) and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.

His special interests include upper GI cancer surgery, Laparoscopic and Endoscopic surgery of the oesophagus and stomach, capsule Endoscopy, motility of the upper GI tract and Gastric pacing/Gastric Electrical Stimulation therapy for Gastroparesis.


He is one of a team of 3 surgeons in Chelmsford who operate on patients with oesophageal and gastric cancer, and also operates out of Broomfield hospital.


In 2007 together with Mr Mike Harvey, he helped set up the weight loss surgery programme at Springfield Hospital. The Hospital offers a multidisciplinary service for patients who have failed to lose weight with diet and exercise regimes and can offer a variety of surgical options which include gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric balloons.


Sri has undertaken many research projects and had his findings published in many formats. He is an expert in the field of Gastroenterology and believes that through providing a holistic and research based treatment, such as Gastric banding, that peoples lives can be radically improved in terms of both physical and mental wellbeing.

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Springfield Hospital, Lawn lane, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex

Tel:  01245 234110

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