Mr Vinod Menon is a highly experienced laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal & obesity surgeon and cancer specialist working in Coventry, Warwickshire and in Leamington Spa. He has carried out over 600 bariatric (obesity) and esophageal cancer operations with excellent outcomes. Mr Menon is also the Honorary Secretary of British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS).
Mr Menon is committed to giving patients access to the best possible care in the safest environment. He offers safe and effective bariatric/metabolic surgery and is dedicated to empowering people affected by obesity.
His NHS practice is at the University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust where he is the Clinical Director for General Surgery, Vascular, Urology, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, ENT, Head & Neck, Maxillofacial, Audiology, Gastroenterology, Endoscopy services, AAA & Colorectal screening.
Mr Menon's private practices are at BMI The Meriden Hospital in Coventry, BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital and the Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital in Leamington Spa.
Mr Vinod Menon graduated from University of Kerala (India) in 1989 and completed his basic and higher surgical training on the All Wales Surgical Training Programme.
He was appointed as Consultant Upper Gastro-intestinal & Laparoscopic surgeon at the University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust in September 2002. He has been the clinical lead for oesophago-gastric cancer surgery since 2004 and clinical lead for bariatric surgery since 2008.
The team, led by Mr Menon has evolved into a key cancer treatment centre with excellent outcomes & fully comprehensive multi-disciplinary services.
Memberships & Affiliations:
UHCW NHS Trust
British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)
Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (AUGIS)
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI)
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG)
Obesity Empowerment Network (OEN)
British Medical Association (BMA)
Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland
Life Member of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Specialist Register of General Medical Council (GMC)
National Bariatric Surgery Register (NSBR)
Surgeon specific outcome reports for Bariatric Surgery (NSBR)
International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)
University of Warwick (UOW)
Warwick Medical School (WMS)
FRCS (General Surgery) 2001
FRCS (Glasg) 1995
General Medical Council