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Paediatric Surgery

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Mr Roy Gurprashad

Mr Roy Gurprashad is a dual trained adult Consultant Upper GI/General and Paediatric

Surgeon at the Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust.  He has a specialist interest in

General Surgery of Childhood and adult gallbladder disease.

Mr Gurprashad qualified as a doctor from King’s College London, School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2001. He completed his MRCS in 2005 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Eng) in 2017.  He additionally holds a BSc in Physiology from King’s College London and an MSc in Surgical Technology in 2012, from Imperial College London.  His basic and higher surgical training was undertaken on the prestigious Cambridge rotation. He has specialist training in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HPB) Surgery, completing his Senior Registrar training at King’s College Hospital, Institute of Liver Studies, under Professor Nigel Heaton.

Mr Gurprashad completed his paediatric training at Great Ormond Street Hospital within the Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgical department.

Mr Gurprashad is the Lead for Paediatric General Surgery for the Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust and an Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. He is a member of the children’s board and Chair of the Children’s Steering Group.

Mr Gurprashad undertakes all aspects General Surgery of Childhood which includes procedures such as inguinal hernia repair (herniotomy), umbilical hernia repair, surgery for undescended testis (orchidopexy) removal of skin lumps (dermoid cysts, pilomatrixoma) and circumcisions for failed medical management of phimosis.

Mr Gurprashad has been published in peer review journals and is a GMC recognised trainer. He is actively involved medical education and supervision of junior doctors.

Mr Gurprashad is a member of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland, The Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Association of Paediatric Surgery.

For enquiries regarding appointments please contact Karen.king@ldh.nhs.uk