Mr Pratik Sufi

Pratik Sufi

Consultant in Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery

Work Areas


Mr Sufi is the lead Bariatric and Upper GI surgeon at the Whittington Hospital. He is a Fellow of the RCS of England since 1996 and acquired an MS from the University of London in 2000. Subsequently he obtained his Fellowship in General Surgery from the Intercollegiate Board in 2005 followed by a CCT in 2006. He obtained his first consultant post in 2006 at Central Middlesex Hospital. Subsequently, in 2007, he was appointed at the Whittington Hospital and led the development of the multidisciplinary bariatric surgery service. This is one of the select centres for provision of Bariatric Surgery in the South-East of England. Subsequently, he was awarded a Chirurgie Laparoscopique degree from the University of Strasbourg following advanced laparoscopy training.

Special Interests

Mr Sufi is the lead surgeon of the Bariatric and Benign Upper GI Service at Whittington Hospital and Spire Bushey Hospital. Under his leadership, Whittington Hospital achieved Preferred Provider Status for Bariatric Surgery in South East England, BOMSS accreditation and European Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery (only one of two in the UK).

Mr Sufi is a member of British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS), International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases (IFSO), and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS).

Mr Sufi is an experienced specialist general surgeon. He specialises in the surgical treatment of morbid obesity, diabetes, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, hiatus hernia, oesophageal dysmotility and strictures. He is an expert laparoscopic surgeon and has a long experience in treating gallstones, hernia and other abdominal conditions like acute appendicitis, perforated peptic ulcers, intra-abdominal adhesions etc using laparoscopic techniques. He is also an expert endoscopist. Mr Sufi has a keen interest in minimally invasive surgery. He has travelled extensively to centres of excellence in Hamburg, Prague, Strasbourg, Oslo, Madeira, Oporto, Paris and Lyon to acquire advanced Laparoscopic, Endoscopic, Upper Gastro-Intestinal and Bariatric Surgical skills. He has advanced skills in insertion of gastric balloons and laparoscopic gastric bands, laparoscopic procedures like sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Nissenís fundoplication, cholecystectomy, splenectomy and hernia repairs.

Mr Sufi practices in a number of locations including the Whittington Hospital (NHS and Private), Spire Bushey Hospital (Private), St John and St Elizabeth Hospital (Private) and the Wellington Hospital (Private).

More details on Mr Sufi and the services he offers are available at Whittington, CEBLS, London Obesity Clinic and Spire Bushey websites.
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