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Datta, Vivek - consultant - colorectal and general surgeon

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Vivek Datta - consultant - general and colorectal surgeon


Medical Secretary: Betty Muweke
Secretary tel: 020 7188 2576
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Area of expertise: colorectal surgery, bowel cancers and laparoscopic surgery.


  • Biography

    Vivek Datta is a consultant general and colorectal surgeon. He qualified from The University of London in 1993. Vivek is interested in all aspects of colorectal surgery including:

    • rectal bleeding and pain
    • inflammatory bowel disease
    • colorectal cancer
    • colonoscopy
    • intestinal failure
    • hernia and emergency general surgery.

    He holds a specialist interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and is on the steering group for the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.

  • Specialist interests

    • Enhanced recovery.
    • Intestinal failure.
    • Surgical education.