Mr Ashish Gupta is a Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon at Epsom & St Helier Hospital, Surrey, he is also Trust Lead for Lower GI Cancer. He undertakes private work at, Ashtead Hospital & Spire St Anthony Hospital.
Mr Gupta has extensive clinical skills and experience in;
Open Colorectal, performing a spectrum of operations with very good outcomes ranging from segmental colonic resections to complex cyto-reductive surgery with intra-operative chemotherapy.
Laparoscopic Colorectal, Mr Gupta’s main area of expertise is in performing laparoscopic bowel surgery, mainly for colorectal cancers, and minimally invasive surgery for early rectal cancer. He performs approximately 60% of colorectal cancer resections laparoscopically. He also uses laparoscopy as a diagnostic tool; and in emergency setting whenever possible.
Proctology, Mr Gupta has performed many operations for fistula, fissure in ano and anal condylomata. He is well versed with both open and stapled haemorrhoidectomy as well as Doppler guided haemorrhoidal artery ligation with recto-anal repair (HALO + RAR). He also performs cleft closure operations for complex pilonidal disease.
Emergency Surgery, Mr Gupta has performed many emergency laparotomies including splenectomy for trauma and laparotomies for post-operative complications. He has also performed many appendicectomies, majority of which have been laparoscopic. He also undertakes endoscopy surgery, and is fully JAG accredited for colonoscopy.
Mr Gupta undertakes medico-legal work where he provides honest and expert opinion whilst writing report as an expert and is available to accept instructions Nationwide. He has also undertaken a Bond Solon course.
Bond Solon: Excellence in Evidence Writing: London, June 2016. Meeting Your Opponent – A guide for Expert Witnesses, MBL, May 2019. Legal Update for Expert Witnesses – online course – April 2019. Medico-legal reports: 45 in last 3 years; 40% Claimant; 60% Defendant; Court attendance: None Have led and been a panel member for root cause analyses in the NHS for Serious Incidents.
GMC 6039438, ACPGBI (Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain & Ireland), Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons.