Mr Ashish P Desai

Governor ( Medical Staff)

Year Qualified



FRCS, FEBPS, MCh, DNB (paediatric surgery)


Paediatric Surgery

Special Interests
  • Circumcision
  • Hernia
  • Laparoscopy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Tongue tie release
  • Undescended testis

Mr Desai is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon with specialist interest in minimal access surgery, gastro-intestinal surgery, neonatal surgery and urology.

Mr Desai qualified from the University of Bombay where he also continued his specialist training. Prior to his appointment at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2008, he worked as Consultant Paediatric Surgeon in India, Hull, Cardiff and at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Mr Desai has a keen interest in neonatal surgery and has accredited experience in paediatric urology.

Professional Memberships
  • British Association of Paediatric Surgery
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society
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