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Mr Sri Ganeshamurthy Thrumurthy

Consultant Surgeon and Interventional Endoscopist
Mr Sri Ganeshamurthy Thrumurthy
MBChB(Hons), MBA, FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCP (London), FHEA, FAcadMEd
Consultant Surgeon and Interventional Endoscopist
GMC No. or Equivalent: 7074294
Year Qualified: 2010

Mr Sri Ganeshamurthy Thrumurthy is a Consultant Surgeon and Interventional Endoscopist at King’s College Hospital, London. He graduated with Honours from the University of Manchester, obtained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) in his first year as a doctor, and subsequently Membership of the Royal of Physicians (MRCP). He subsequently completed his higher surgical training across South London, and was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in England.

Mr Thrumurthy successfully completed an Advanced Endosurgery Fellowship under Mr Amyn Haji and Professor Bu Hayee at the world-renowned King’s Institute of Therapeutic Endoscopy (King’s College Hospital, London), before being appointed as Consultant Surgeon in the same department.

He has a keen interest in medical education and training, and is the editor of a number of medical and surgical textbooks, including the Oxford Handbook of Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery and the upcoming Oxford Handbook of Endoscopy. He is recognised as a Trainer by the British General Medical Council (GMC), as well as an accredited Endoscopy Trainer by the UK Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy (JAG). He serves as Course Director for the Basic Surgical Skills Course at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England). He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London (KCL).

Mr Thrumurthy also maintains a keen interest in medical research, and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals such as the British Medical Journal (BMJ), British Journal of Surgery (BJS) and journals in the Nature portfolio.

He was made a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and Fellow of the Academy of Medical Education (FAcadMEd) in 2020. He was awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Heathcare Management under the NHS Leadership Academy, and made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London (FRCP) in 2022.

Mr Thrumurthy’s specialist interests include bariatric endoscopy (e.g. endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty), per-oral endoscopic myotomy (e.g. POEM, G-POEM), complex endoscopic mucosal resection and advanced luminal diagnostic modalities (e.g. double balloon enteroscopy). He is a Programme Director for King’s Live, one of the world’s largest annual international endoscopy symposiums.

Primary speciality

Specialist interests

Colonoscopy, gastroscopy, endoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) for weight loss
Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia
Gastric POEM (G-POEM) for gastroparesis
Large polyp removal from stomach, duodenum, colon and rectum
Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
Indigestion, reflux and dyspepsia
Chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, bloating and diarrhoea
Abdominal pain
General surgery
Laparoscopy (keyhole surgery)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
Anti-reflux surgery
Hernia surgery (inguinal/groin hernias, abdominal wall hernias, incisional hernias)

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal College of Physicians of London


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