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Mr Vinod Menon is a highly experienced laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal & obesity surgeon and cancer specialist working in Birmingham, Coventry, Warwickshire and in Leamington Spa. He has carried out over 800 bariatric (obesity) and Oesophageal 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

Mr Vinod Menon


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Gastric Banding

Insertion of a gastric band that divides the stomach in two creating a smaller area for food intake to help patients with problems due to excess weight.

Gastric Balloon

Insertion of a balloon filling part of the stomach leaving a reduced space creating a smaller appetite.

Gastric Sleeve

A reduction of the stomach using less invasive keyhole surgery that results in the need for less food and ultimately weight loss as part of a healthier lifestyle.

Gastric Bypass

Shortening the digestive system as well as reducing the size of the stomach aids long term weight loss for patients who have found it difficult via other methods.

Lap Nissen Fundoplication

Key hole surgery is increasingly performed to treat the very common condition of acid reflux disease, patients stay in hospital overnight and return to normal activities in 3-4 weeks.

Hiatus Hernia Repair

A selection of surgical techniques to repair different hernia problems specifically catering to the individual needs of the patient.

Lap Heller's Myotomy

A laparoscopic surgical treatment of achalasia, a disorder weakening the oesophageal muscles leading to problems swallowing both solids and liquids.

Lap Cholecystectomy

In treating gallstones, which can cause immense abdominal pain, keyhole surgery techniques are used to remove the gallbladder and lessen the chance of further complications.


Very common safe outpatient procedure carried out under throat spray or small dose of sedation to investigate symptoms of heartburn, nausea, vomiting, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia).

Oesophageal and Stomach Cancers

A selection of surgical techniques to treat different oesophageal and stomach cancers specifically catering to the individual needs of the patient.

Open and lap (TAPP) repair inguinal hernia

The most common type of hernia, an inguinal hernia, occurs in the groin area causing a swelling or bulge under the skin where a hernia sac has slipped through a hole in the abdominal wall

Incisional hernia and abdominal wall hernia repair including umbilical & epigastric hernia

An incisional hernia occurs when the hernia appears through a scar left by a previous surgical operation such as an appendix or caesarean. 


These are Mr Menon's main locations
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University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

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BMI Meriden Hospital

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Nuffield Health Warwickshire

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BMI Droitwich Spa


Gastric Band

“I have always struggled with my weight from a young age slowly putting it on in my early and late teens...”

Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy

“Subsequent to appointments with various members of the Bariatric Team I embarked on the most life-changing, exciting adventure in my adult years....”

Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy

“I had obvious apprehension regarding the surgery and the risks associated with my size but for me, the excitement I felt overshadowed that...”


Patient Enquiries
Tel: 024 7664 7072

Billings & Accounts Secretary
Miss Jerri Thompson


Dawn Sanders
University Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX
Tel: 024 7696 5278  Fax: 024 7696 5265

Hendy Snow / Michelle Smith
Nuffield Health Warwichshire, The Chase, Blackdown, Leamington Spa, CV32 6RW
Tel: 019 2643 6351  Fax: 019 2642 8791

Laura Chaplin (appointment only)
BMI The Meriden Hospital, Walsgrave Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2LQ
Tel: 024 7664 7072  Fax: 024 7664 7196

BMI Droitwich Spa Hospital, St Andrews Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, WR9 8DN
Tel: 019 0579 3419  Out Patients Tel: 019 0579 3316  Fax: 019 0579 3334