Mr Vittal Rao
MBBS MS FRCS(Ed & Glasg) MD FRCS(GenSurg)
Consultant Laparoscopic and Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon
Mr Vittal Rao is a Consultant Laparoscopic and Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon based at the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust. He completed his surgical training in Yorkshire and research degree in Hull.
Mr Rao performs the whole range of advanced laparoscopic, upper GI and bariatric procedures. His main fields of work include weight loss surgery and laparoscopic (key hole) surgery for hernias and gallstones. With a special interest in endobariatric procedures and academia.
His expert witness service includes medical negligence and injury claims pertaining to abdominal wall injuries. He has undertaken extensive expert witness training and holds the Cardiff Bond Solon Expert Witness certificate.
His specialist areas of interest include:
Mr Rao has a strong academic interest and has presented more than 50 papers in various national and international conferences and published about 20 papers in peer reviewed journals.