The London Clinic

Specialties

  • General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General surgery
  • Hepatobilliary Surgery
  • Liver Diseases

Sub specialties

  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Pancreas diseases
  • Liver surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery
  • Pancreatitis
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  • Gall stones
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Clinical interests

  • Liver cancer
  • Liver metastasis
  • Liver lesions
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic lesions
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  • Hernia
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Professional profile

Hemant Kocher is Professor of Liver and Pancreas Surgery at the Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary, University of London. He is also Consultant Surgeon at the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals.

His clinical interests include caring for patients with diseases of the gall bladder and bile duct, the liver and the pancreas as well as performing complex major operations for these conditions. He also performs general and laparoscopic operations and operations for hernias.

He runs a large multi-disciplinary pancreas and liver research programme at the Barts Cancer Institute training the next generation of clinicians and scientists in cellular and molecular biology approaches to treating diseases of the liver and the pancreas.

He is Director of the Cancer Tissue Bank, Barts Pancreas Tissue Bank and the world's first national pancreas tissue bank.

He is board of number of national and international organisations and charitable institutions. He has been awarded a number of prestigious national and international awards such as the Pancreatic Society Travelling Fellow, NIHR Clinician Scientist, Cutler’s Fellow, GSK Young Fellow and Agostino Trappani International Prize amongst others.

Personal profile

Prof Kocher enjoys cricket, chess, gardening and music.

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Current posts

  • Professor of Liver and Pancreas Surgery
    Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London
  • Consultant General and HPB Surgeon
    Barts Health NHS Trust (Royal London Hospital)

Medical training

Year qualified
1993
  • Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai, India (MBBS, MS)
    1993
  • Kings College London (MD)
    2004

Ages treated

Adults

Other languages spoken

Hindi
Gujarati
Marathi
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Clinic location

120 Harley Street
London W1G 7JW
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Clinic times

Wednesday: 5pm - 7.30pm

Secretary

Karen Mawire
07714 250257