Mr Chandra Cheruvu
Consultant Bariatric, Upper GI and Laparoscopic Surgeon
MBBS. MS (Gen Surgery, FRCS (G), FRCS (Engl), FRCS (Gen-Surg), FAMIS.
Consultant Bariatric, Upper GI and Laparoscopic Surgeon. In 2003, Mr Cheruvu joined the University Hospital North Midlands and Keele University Medical School. He did Gastric Cancer Fellowship at National Cancer centre in Tokyo, Japan and Bariatric Fellowship in Melbourne, Australia and Liverpool. He was instrumental in developing and establishing the Oesiphago-Gastric cancer centre in Stoke and was Cancer Lead Clinician for 10 years. He simultaneously developed advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and later started the Bariatric Centre in 2006 at Stoke which has now grown into one of the largest Bariatric Units in UK. Mr Cheruvu was Laparoscopic surgical trainer at the Royal College of surgeons in London for over a decade and established the Laparoscopic Training unit in Stoke. He has over 130 presentations at national and international level meetings in addition to over 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has written a book chapter on Oesophageal Emergencies. He delivered several invited lectures around the world and has performed live televised surgery at international meetings. In addition to being a lead clinician in cancer and bariatric surgery, Mr Cheruvu held various positions including, Senior Lecturer in Keele Medical School, Surgical Tutor for Royal College of England, Programme Director North West, Midlands Core Surgical training, Council member ALS UK, BOMSS Council and IFSO 2017 LOC. He is the Chairman of the HCS community in Stoke. A few notable awards were – Staffordshire Citizen of the Year Award 2005 for the day case innovations in surgery, NHS Heroes Award 2013-14. Rotary International award in 1990’s. He has a strong passion for Teaching, training in addition to clinical research.