Mr Sanjay Chaudhri is a Colorectal and General Surgeon at the Woodland Hospital

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Mr Sanjay Chaudhri - General Surgery

Mr Sanjay Chaudhri is a Colorectal and General Surgeon at the Woodland Hospital, who specialises in treating all types of hernias (umbilical, groin, epigastric, incisional including complex abdominal wall reconstruction), gallbladder surgery, colorectal (bowel) cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and colitis), diverticular disease, haemorrhoids (piles), fissures, and fistulas.

Clinical interests

Mr Chaudhri specialises in treating all types of hernias (umbilical, groin, epigastric, incisional including complex abdominal wall reconstruction), gallbladder surgery, colorectal (bowel) cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and colitis), diverticular disease, haemorrhoids (piles), fissures, and fistulas. He is an experienced laparoscopic and robotic surgeon. He also undertakes lower GI endoscopy – colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy.

He is a core member of multidisciplinary teams at Leicester managing inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), endometriosis (endometriosis that involves the bowel) and the colorectal cancer (bowel cancer).

Academic background

Mr Sanjay Chaudhri is a Colorectal and General Surgeon at the Woodland Hospital, who specialises in treating all types of hernias (umbilical, groin, epigastric, incisional including complex abdominal wall reconstruction), gallbladder surgery, colorectal (bowel) cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and colitis), diverticular disease, haemorrhoids (piles), fissures, and fistulas.

Mr Chaudhri graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College in India and trained as a surgeon whilst serving in the Indian Navy. Trained in the UK at Academic Colorectal Units in Newcastle upon Tyne, Liverpool and Birmingham before being appointed to Leicester General Hospital in 2009. 

His travelling Fellowships include the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre, Mt Sinai Hospital Toronto, the Laparoscopic Surgery Unit in Monaldi Hospital Naples and the Colorectal Unit at Karolinksa University Hospital Stockholm.

He is currently the Royal College Surgical Tutor for Leicester General Hospital and a member of the Cohort Studies Committee of the ESCP (European Society of Coloproctology)

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England 
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
European Society of Coloproctology
International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons
East Midlands Surgical Society
Midlands Gastroenterology
Leicester Medical Society

NHS base

University Hospitals of Leicester

Clinic Times

He sees patients at an Outreach clinic at Uppingham Surgery twice a month on a Tuesday afternoon in addition to weekly Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Woodland Hospital

01536 210019