Mr Neil Bhardwaj


MBChB, MD, MRCS, MMIS, PGCert (Med. Ed.), FRCS

GMC number: 6029561

Practising since: 2001


General Surgery

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Mr Bhardwaj graduated from University of Leicester Medical School in 2001 and is an Honorary Associate Professor, Leicester Medical School . Mr Bhardwaj undertook most of his surgical training in Leicester and then spent 1 year each in Adelaide and Oxford undertaking prestigious fellowships. He works full time at the Leicester General Hospital as a consultant liver, pancreas and gallbladder surgeon since 2015. He has a specialist interest in hernia, adrenal and spleen surgery and in particular keyhole (laparoscopic surgery) of the gallbladder, having performed over 1000 of these procedures. He treats a wide variety of liver & pancreatic problems including acute and chronic pancreatitis, he undertakes laparoscopic cholecystectomy as well as open and laparoscopic hernia repairs having performed over 400 of these procedures.

He has published widely and presented at national and international conferences in addition to providing his expertise as an author to multiple book chapters. Mr Bhardwaj's aim is to provide expert surgical care to his patients whilst taking a holistic approach to their illness. Age range 18+

Special interests

  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Hernia repair surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery 
  • Liver disease
  • Minimal access surgery
  • Pancreatic and biliary surgery
  • Pancreatology
  • Gallbladder / gallstone removal (cholecystectomy)
  • Hernia surgery

Personal interests

I have a young family and in-between a busy NHS job and running after a toddler, I manage to do some cycling and get in a round of golf, weather and wife permitting.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Neil Bhardwaj at Nuffield Health

  • Laparoscopic groin hernia repair
  • Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Hernia repair
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr Neil Bhardwaj works with

Related experience


Microwave ablation of liver tumours, treatment of patients with chronic pancreatitis, medical education. 


  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA)
  • Pancreatic Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and General Surgeon at Leicester General Hospital and University Hospitals Leicester.
  • Chair of the Leicester Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Team.

Insurers Mr Neil Bhardwaj works with

Mr Neil Bhardwaj works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Mr Neil Bhardwaj does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Neil Bhardwaj does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Neil Bhardwaj does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.