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Kesava Mannur is a consultant Upper GI and Laparoscopic surgeon specialising in bariatric surgery including Sleeve, bypass, duodenal switch and revision surgery.

Specialties and sub-specialties

General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Bariatric surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Gastro-oesophageal reflux
Complex hernias and hiatus hernia
Gallbladder surgery

Professional profile

Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur is a consultant bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon. He started laparoscopic work in 1990 and bariatric surgery in 1998. He established the bariatric surgery unit at Homerton University Hospital, London in 2003 and developed this into one of the leading and reputed bariatric centres in UK. He was director of bariatric surgery until 2017. He does a lot of hiatal hernia repairs and fundoplication for Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and recurrent incisional hernias and groin hernias.

Mr Mannur specialised in Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric bypass, One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass OAGB MGB, Duodenal Switch DS / SADI-S, Gastric band, Revisional surgery for weight gain, Hypoglycaemia and any complications of bariatric surgery like 1. band to sleeve, gastric bypass or duodenal switch 2. sleeve to Duodenal Switch or banded gastric bypass 3. gastric bypass to duodenal switch or Biliary lengthening procedures. He has performed more than 4,500 bariatric surgeries. Technical excellence, extensive preoperative assessment and care following surgery are Mr Mannur's forte. He did a lot of research in NOTES.

Mr Mannur conducted 6 internationally reputed symposiums and 7 bariatric training courses in Homerton University Hospital. He has trained a lot of surgeons in UK and abroad. He has been presenting his work both in UK and international bariatric surgery conferences including IFSO demonstrating surgeries live. He was invited to various organisations to give talk on various bariatric surgery topics. Mr Mannur was one of the organising members for IFSO2017. He was past member of BOMSS Council and NICE. He helped Royal college of surgeons of England to approve many Bariatric fellowships in UK.

Clinical interests

  • Weight loss surgery including metabolic surgery
  • Complex hernias and hiatus hernia
  • Gallbladder surgery

Current posts

  • Honorary consultant surgeon
    Homerton University Hospital
  • Consultant surgeon
    The London Clinic
  • Consultant surgeon
    The Wellington Hospital

Medical training

Year qualified 1977
  • SV Medical college, Tirupati 1976

Languages spoken


Personal interests

Kesava Mannur has been practising Raja yoga since 1977. He has constructed a free school in his native village on his father's name and given to the government to run it. Through a charity Sahaj Seva Samsthan, he is involved in establishing and running free Satkama school and very low budget hospital in Hyderabad, India. Meditation, reading, travel and teaching are his main interests.