Prof Hemant Kocher
Professor Kocher's 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.
Also known as a cholecystectomy, this is a common procedure that treats the pain and nausea of gallstones and prevents complications from developing.
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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 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.
Professor Hemant Kocher is available through The London Clinic's Connect service for video consultations.
- 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)
- Liver metastasis
- Pancreatic lesions
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Pancreas diseases
- Liver surgery
- Pancreatic surgery
- Year qualified 1993
- Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai, India (MBBS, MS) 1993
- Kings College London (MD) 2004
The London Clinic
Professor Hemant Kocher, Clinical Research Lead of The London Clinic Research Centre, has been awarded the Jeremy Jass Prize for Research Excellence in Pathology.
Professor Kocher is quoted in this item, in which medical researchers hope a new tissue bank will give them a clearer insight into pancreatic cancer.
The addition of high doses of a form of vitamin A could help make chemotherapy more successful in treating pancreatic cancer, according to an early study. Professor Kocher is quoted in this report.