Mr Balchandra obtained a Master’s Degree in General Surgery from Mumbai in India. He holds a CCT (Certificate of completion of specialist training) in general surgery upper GI and bariatric surgery from Yorkshire Deanery and is a fully-accredited general, upper GI and bariatric surgeon.
Mr Balchandra is a General, Upper GI & Bariatric surgeon working in Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS Trust with a special interest in abdominal wall hernia repair. He is able to offer both open and laparoscopic repairs for these patients, including using the latest ‘component separation’ techniques of abdominal wall reconstruction in complex hernias to achieve a successful outcome in these difficult group of patients. Mr Balchandra will not be performing any bariatric surgery at St. Hugh’s Hospital however.