Mr Sacheen Kumar

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon PhD MRSC (Chem) FRCS (Gen Surg)

Specialism: Gastrointestinal

Available at: Cavendish, Chelsea, Sutton

Special interests:

  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours
  • Benign Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery 
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


Mr. Kumar has both a private and NHS practice based at the Royal Marsden Hospital. He is a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgeon specialising in the treatment of Oesophago-Gastric Cancer and benign Upper GI conditions. He is also Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Division of Surgery at Imperial College London.

Mr. Kumar qualified in medicine from Imperial College London and undertook his General Surgical Training within the London Deanery. His specialist Upper GI Surgical training was undertaken at Royal Free London, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and University College London Hospitals. Upon completion of his training, he spent time at the National Cancer Centre (NCC) in Seoul learning minimally invasive surgical techniques for Upper GI cancer. 

His postgraduate research was focussed on breath analysis for the early diagnosis of Upper GI cancer. He was awarded his PhD from Imperial College in 2014 and was subsequently appointed to the position of National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Lecturer in Surgery. During his lectureship, he was awarded CRUK postdoctoral funding and supervised several PhD & MSc students. In recognition of his original scientific research, he was elected a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2018.

Further details of Mr. Kumar’s research interests can be found here

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