Arjun Shankar image


Arjun Shankar



General surgery
Sarcoma and Abdominal Cancers



NHS Base

University College Hospital London / Royal Free Hospital

Clinics at

Chelsea Outpatient Centre

Emergency Admissions



020 7730 8298


Mr Arjun Shankar is a Consultant General, HPB and Sarcoma Surgeon at Royal Free and University College London NHS foundation Trust and is the Medical Director of The Unit.  Previously he was the Divisional Clinical Director of Surgery at University College Hospital where he led on organisational restructure, governance and tertiary and acute services development.

His clinical interests include hepato-biliary and pancreas surgery with a particular interest in pancreatitis, sarcoma surgery (he is the Lead surgeon in the London Sarcoma Unit) and complex hernias (he is the head of the Abdominal Wall Unit).

He leads The Unit with his clinical and managerial colleagues and chairs its governance and audit committees.

Special Interests

Abdominal/truncal sarcoma, pancreas problems, gallstones and bile duct problems, abdominal complications and emergencies, wound problems, abdominal wall hernias, GI tract bleeding and cancers of pancreas, liver, bile duct, gallbladder, stomach, small bowel, duodenum and colon and neuroendocrine tumours.

The Harley Street Clinic
London Bridge Hospital
The Portland Hospital
The Princess Grace Hospital
Wellington hospital
Harley Street at University College Hospital
Harley Street Queens
The Christie Clinic
Sarah Cannon Research UK
Blossoms Healthcare
Roodlane Medical
Galen Health Partners
52 Alderley Road
The London Gamma Knife Centre at St Bartholomew's
Make an Appointment