The London Gallstone Clinic

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All our surgeons specialise in surgery of the biliary system, liver and pancreas, and have a wealth of experience in carrying out keyhole and open surgery for gallstone disease.


Mr S Bhattacharya

Mr S Bhattacharya


Contact Details
5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL
Secretary (Emilia Staszko):
020 7034 6104
020 7034 6105


Satya Bhattacharya has worked as a Consultant Surgeon at the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals in London since 1999. He looks after his private patients at the London Clinic, the BMI London Independent Hospital, the Princess Grace Hospital and the King Edward VII Hospital. He is the Clinical Lead for the multi-disciplinary team for liver and pancreas cancer (HPB MDT) in North-East London.

His clinical interests, apart from gallstone surgery, include surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile duct, particularly keyhole and open surgery to remove tumours of the liver and pancreas. He also performs general surgery, such as repair of hernias. 

In addition to his clinical work, he is engaged in research and teaching at the Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London. He has over 50 publications in surgical journals and serves as a referee (peer reviewer) for 4 international surgical journals. He is active in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and was a Member of the Court of Examiners, Royal College of Surgeons of England for seven years. He is an Adviser/Referee to the NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme. He has raised over £500,000 for research into pancreatic and liver disease in the past years. This has been utilised in running several research projects at the Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Satya grew up in Mumbai, India, and qualified as a doctor from the Grant Medical College. He trained in specialist surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts at the Royal Free and University College Hospitals, London. He was a visiting Fellow at the University of Minnesota with a grant received from the King's Fund.

Satya was listed in the Tatler Doctors Guide as one of of Britain's "250 best consultants".

Mr T R Kurzawinski

Mr T R Kurzawinski


Tom R Kurzawinski is a Consultant Surgeon and Head of GI Surgery at the University College of London, and also works at the Great Ormond Street Hospital.

After completing basic surgical training in Poland and obtaining his PhD he moved 25 years ago to United Kingdom where he continued his specialist training and research in Liver, Pancreatic, Biliary and Endocrine Surgery at the Royal Free Hospital in London and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA.

In 1998 he was appointed to the post of Consultant Surgeon at The Middlesex Hospital, now amalgamated with University College Hospital. 

Tom, named one of the Britain’s 250 best private doctors in the Tatler magazine , specializes  in Minimally Invasive Surgery of Gallbladder, Pancreas and Endocrine organs in adults, adolescents and children.  He cares for his private patients at the London Clinic and King Edward VII Hospitals.

He lives in North London with his wife and 2 daughters and is the author of many articles in peer reviewed journals and book chapters.

Mr H M Kocher

Prof Hemant M Kocher


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.

He obtained his medical degree from Mumbai, India with a number of distinctions and University Gold medals and academic prizes. He trained in liver and pancreas surgery at the KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai and King’s College Hospital, London. He has been a Visiting Fellow to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA: University of Verona, Italy, and Hôpital Paul Brousse, Paris, France. 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.

His clinical interests include surgery of the gall bladder and bile duct, the liver and the pancreas. He also performs general and laparoscopic operations and operations for hernias. His research interests include: liver cancer; pancreatic cancer; role of stroma in cancer progression; developing new treatments, diagnostic tests and surgical techniques; meta-analyses and clinical trials.

Hemant is on the attending staff at the London Clinic and the BMI London Independent Hospital. He consults on Wednesday 1700-1930 at 120 Harley Street.

Private appointments can be made by

or via his secretary Ms Katie Goodey.

For more details on his activities please see:

Prof Hemant M Kocher, MS, MD, FRCS

Professor of Liver and Pancreas Surgery, Centre for Tumour Biology,
Barts Cancer Institute - a CR-UK Centre of Excellence,
Queen Mary University of London,
John Vane Science Centre, Charterhouse Sqaure, London EC1M 6BQ. UK.

Tel +44(0)2078823579; Fax: +44(0)2078823884

Barts and The London logo

Consultant HPB, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon,

Barts and the London HPB Centre,
10th Floor South Tower, The Royal London Hospital, London E1 1BB. UK.

Tel 0203 5942747 Fax 0203 5943255.

Mr S S Mudan

Mr S S Mudan


Satvinder Mudan has a BSc in Anthropology from University College, London and qualified in Medicine from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1986. He also has an MD by thesis in cell biology from University of London. He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England and has been on the specialist register for General Surgery since 1999.

His surgical training includes Senior Registrar posts in London, Southampton and Portsmouth, and full training in surgical oncology at clinical-fellowship level in two major cancer centres overseas: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York) and The National Cancer Centre Hospital (Tokyo).

He has been a Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer in Surgery for The University of London since 1999 and is presently based at The Royal Marsden and St George’s Hospital Medical School.

Apart from laparoscopic gall bladder surgery, Satvinder's interests include surgery for cancers of the oesophagus and stomach, pancreas, bile ducts and the liver, and he is part of the sarcoma unit for cancers of the retroperitoneum.