Mr. Bohra is a Consultant Surgeon at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust and Hon. (Cons.) Assistant Professor with Nottingham University. Along with Surgery in General, his special interest is Upper GI Surgery including oesophago gastric pathologies, Bariatric Surgery, and advanced laparoscopic procedures for benign and malignant conditions. He is a Fellow and Examiner of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Earlier, he was an Honorary Associate Professor of Surgery for St George's University, Grenada and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Birmingham University. In his clinical practice he covers most General Surgical emergencies and traumas along with a broad spectrum of general surgical problems. He routinely performs most elective general surgical and GI (gastro-intestinal) procedures like hernia repairs, cholecystectomies and endoscopies, along with his sub specialty procedures. His surgical training and experience spans over 30 years. He did surgical research from Newcastle University. He was awarded the CCST after successful completion of Higher Surgical Training and entered the GMC Specialist Register to start working as a substantive Consultant in the NHS, in 2005. During the course of his training he had the privilege of working in numerous District General Hospitals and Teaching Hospitals across England and Northern Ireland.  At various times he has also operated as a Visiting Consultant Surgeon at the University Hospital Birmingham, University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire and Walsall Manor Hospital, while employed full time in his own hospital.

He has an active interest in teaching, audit and research with regular satisfactory appraisals and Revalidation as a Consultant as per the DOH guidelines. He has published in various Peer reviewed journals and presented at both national and international forums. On a national level, he was a member of the Quality Statement Advisory Committee of NICE. and has 23 NICE Quality Statement Guidelines with his contribution. He has been a National PEER Reviewer for Upper GI Cancer services. As a Consultant Surgeon he has performed various roles including surgical lead for the Clinical Guidelines Committee, Clinical Lead for Upper GI MDT, member of the New Interventions Approval Committee, Royal College Surgical Tutor, and Clinical Audit Lead. He was a special invitee at the All Party Parliamentary Group at The House of Commons.

Married with a father of 2 he has avid interest in sports and yoga. He has multilingual fluency in 5 languages.

Treatments & Procedures

Consultation and treatment is provided for a vast range of procedures:

  • Laparoscopic groin herniae repairs (TAPP)
  • Laparoscopic repair of other herniae (umbilical,incisional, epigastric)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and exploration of common bile duct (gallstones)
  • Laparoscopic repair of Hiatus hernia (reflux)
  • Laparoscopic repair of Achalasia of Cardia
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, One anastomosis Bypass, Band, dealing with post bariatric complications)
  • Diagnostic and staging laparoscopy (for cancers and benign conditions)
  • Laparoscopic gastrectomy
  • Oesophagectomy for cancers of the oesophagus (gullet)
  • Gastrectomy for stomach cancers
  • Gastric pacemaker insertion
  • Sports Hernia Repair
  • Splenectomy
  • Intestinal surgery
  • Surgery for Pilonidal Sinus
  • Surgery for benign anal and rectal conditions (haemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae)
  • Excision of benign lumps and bumps
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • All laparoscopic procedures are also offered in the open form

Patient Information

Detailed Information and leaflets will be provided at consultation. You may find the following short versions helpful:

Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair (TAPP)
Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy
Upper GI Endoscopy
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (male)
Paraumbilical and Umbilical Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (female)
Surgery for Pilonidal Sinus
Epigastric Hernia Repair (adult)
Surgery for Anal Fistula
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

The above operation and treatment information on this website is produced by EIDO Healthcare Ltd and is licensed by Ashok Bohra. The intellectual property rights to the information belong exclusively to EIDO Healthcare Limited. You may not copy, print out, download or otherwise reproduce any of the information other than for your personal, non-commercial use. The information should not replace advice that your relevant health professional would give you. Copyright © 2010 EIDO Healthcare Limited

Information For Sub-Total Gastrectomy

Information For Total Gastrectomy

Information For Oesophago-Gastrectomy

Medico Legal

Mr. Bohra has a busy medicolegal practise since 2011. He has been working with a host of solicitors and medico-legal agencies. He has regularly attended medico legal courses and conferences and has the ‘Bond Solon Civil Procedure Rules for Expert Witnesses Certificate'. He is compliant with the requirements of Part 35 and Practise Direction 35 protocol in relation to his responsibilities as an expert. He has been regularly involved with reporting and assessing personal injuries and medical negligence claims.


He has also provided expert opinions for cases in Ireland and Bahamas. He does not take conditional cases where payment is dependant on report and eventual outcome. The reports are addressed to the courts and will be factual, independent, objective and Part 35 of CPR compliant. Generally, once all notes are available, clients can be seen within a week and the report should be ready within 15 to 20 working days. It can be done sooner, if needed.


He is a member of the BMLS (Birmingham Medico Legal Society), Federation of Forensic and Expert Witness and the National Expert Witness Agency (NEWA).  He has also worked for NHS LA and has been an invited speaker for NHS LA in the past. 


He provides reports for a variety of General and Gastrointestinal Surgical cases, Accident claims, and Negligence claims. He has experience of providing report for claimants, defendants and joint representation and joint reporting.  His current claimant to defendant ration is about 90:10.


The medico legal interest in surgical issues includes medico legal reports, case management reporting, injury or trauma including hernia, abdominal injuries, accident claim, emergency surgery, medical errors, medical negligence, clinical negligence and accident claims pertaining to general health care, symptoms, major and minor general surgical procedures and complications, and subspecialty issues related to abdominal, laparoscopic, bariatric and gastrointestinal surgery. Reports will be addressed to the court. For further information,' Terms and Conditions' and medicolegal appointments, please contact him directly through email (



Currently he sees clients across the Midlands with clinics based in Birmingham and Derby. Currently, he does not undertake Home or Prison visits. Please contact Mr. Bohra directly on or his secretary


The Chamberlain Clinic
81 Harborne Road
Birmingham, B15 3HG

Tel: 01214559496
Mob: 07812 112 820