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Mr Krishna Lingam

Consultant General, Vascular & Endocrine Surgeon
Based in: Derby

GMC registration 3204467

Krishna Lingam graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1986 and trained in the West of Scotland for 12 years. During this time, he was very fortunate to have been trained by renowned surgeons, as well as being exposed to a wide range of surgery covering upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery, vascular surgery and endocrine surgery, thereby making him a well rounded general surgeon. During his training, he also successfully completed his doctorate thesis in 1994, in the Surgical Management of Malignant Melanoma.

Mr Lingam was appointed as a General Surgeon, with an interest in vascular surgery, in 1999 at Derby Hospitals.  He continues to practice general surgery along with vascular and endocrine surgery.

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Areas of expertise

His repertoire in surgery is extensive and ranges from minor investigations to major surgical procedures, as follows:

  • Investigation of rectal bleeding
  • Abdominal pain
  • Endoscopy
  • Lumps and bumps
  • Minor general surgical problems such as haemorrhoids, anal fissures, abdominal and inguinal hernia, both open and laparoscopic, varicose vein surgery
  • Major surgical procedures such as laparoscopic removal of gall bladder, bowl resection for benign bowel conditions, repair of aortic aneurysm, arterial bypass surgery, carotid surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

Specialist interests

Since his appointment in 1999, Mr Lingam has been instrumental in developing the vascular unit at the Royal Derby Hospital in to a seven consultant vascular surgical unit with six interventional radiologists, providing vascular surgery for South Derbyshire. In 2013, he successfully integrated North Derbyshire vascular services with the South, to deliver a comprehensive vascular service for the whole of Derbyshire.

Languages spoken

  • Malay
  • English
  • Tamil

Insurers registered with

  • Aviva
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare (Healix)
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health
  • WPA


Mr Krishna Lingam does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Mr Krishna Lingam does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Mr Krishna Lingam does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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