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Our Team

Surgical Consultants:

Mr Vigyan Jain  FRCS (Ed) (Gen Surg).

Consultant Surgeon specialising in Upper GI (oesophago-gastric), bariatric and laparoscopic surgery since 1996.  Mr Jain set up the bariatric unit here at Luton in 2001 which now caters for a wide area across the East of England.

Mr Douglas Whitelaw  FRCS (Ed) (Gen Surg).

Obesity Service Clinical Lead. Consultant Pancreatobiliary and laparoscopic surgery since 2004, specialising in bariatric and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery and ERCP.

Mr Periyathambi Jambulingam  MS (Gen Surg) FRCS Ed

Clinical Director for Upper GI, Consultant General Surgeon Lead for Oesophago Gastric Cancers – specialising in laparoscopic Upper GI surgery, bariatric, hernia repair and therapeutic endoscopy.  Trust Foundation Programme Director. Member of AUGIS & BOMSS.

Mr Farhan Rashid   MBBS FRCS DM

Consultant General Surgeon specialising in Upper GI surgery (oesophago-gastric cancer), Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgery.

Mr Omer Al-Taan  FRCS (MD)

Consultant General Surgeon with a special interest in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery

Mr Aruna Munasinghe  BSc CHM FRCS

Consultant General Surgeon with a special interest in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery


Dr Tariq Rehman  MB, MD, FRCP

Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Obesity. Undergraduate Training in Karachi, Post graduate training & NHS practice in UK since early 1980’s. Key diabetes interest in managing young people with diabetes, kidney disease and obesity related problems.

Our Multi Disciplinary Team also consists of:

Specialist Obesity and Bariatric Dietitians
Specialist Obesity and Bariatric Nurses
Clinical Psychologists
Consultant Anaesthetists

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