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Suffering from abdominal pain, haemorrhoids, hernia, pelvic floor dysfunction or another acute abdominal problem? See a general surgery expert on short notice at Midland Health’s private clinic in Birmingham. With a compassionate and understanding approach, combined with an easily-accessible pay-as-you-go treatment system, we provide the high-quality healthcare you need without referrals or long waiting times. 

With over 5000 major and minor surgeries under his belt, our lead general surgeon, Rajeev Peravali has a proven track record of success in treating a wide range of abdominal problems, including bowel cancer, hernia, IBD, Crohn’s disease, gallstone surgery and rectal prolapse. He is also an expert on laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery which can be performed at Midland Health’s cutting-edge medical facilities in Birmingham. 

Our General Surgery Services

The highly-specialised general surgery team at our Birmingham clinic regularly treat patients with a variety of abdominal problems. We provide complete diagnostic and treatment services for issues, including but not limited to: 

  • Abdominal pain: Diagnosis and treatment of abdominal pain and discomfort caused by a range of issues, such as infections, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diverticular disease & bowel cancer
  • Bowel cancer: If you are experiencing symptoms, such as rectal bleeding, unexplained weight loss, abdominal pain and change in bowel habits, you may want to consider being examined for bowel cancer
  • Piles (haemorrhoids): If you are often constipated and you are experiencing bleeding, itching and pain while passing stool, you may have haemorrhoids and you should be checked out by a general surgery specialist
  • Colonoscopy: We can perform a camera examination of your colon and lower bowel to identify potential causes of your symptoms, such as polyps, growths and inflammation
  • Gallstones: If you are suffering from abdominal pain, especially after eating, you may have gallstones - these should be examined as they may cause infections, jaundice and pancreatitis 
  • Hernia: We specialise in the surgical treatment of abdominal hernias (umbilical/paraumbilical hernias, ​epigastric hernia, Spigelian hernia, incisional hernia), as well as groin hernias (Inguinal hernia and femoral hernia)
  • Pelvic floor problems: Surgical treatment of functional problems of the pelvic floor, such as faecal incontinence, prolapse and constipation 

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Our General Surgery Team

Our general surgery department is headed by Mr Rajeev Peravali, an expert in general and colorectal surgery with more than 18 years of experience in the field.  As a University of Birmingham graduate (BMedSc (Hons), MBChB, Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery, MCh, FRCS (Ed.)), Rajeev has built up his expertise over the years while working in a variety of prestigious medical institutions, including the University Hospital Birmingham, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Cambridge University Hospital. 

One of the highlights of Mr Peravali’s impressive list of professional achievements is being selected for the distinguished “John Goligher Fellowship in advanced Coloproctology.” Furthermore, Rajeev has been published in leading scientific publications in his area. Due to his well-established knowledge in the general surgery field, he often acts as a consultant on complex, challenging cases where advanced knowledge and skills are required.

In addition to his thriving general surgery practice in Birmingham, Rajeev is also the lead inflammatory bowel disease surgeon at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Why Choose Midland Health?

At Midland Health Birmingham, we house a team of experienced general surgery practitioners who have access to the latest, state-of-the-art equipment. Our brand-new medical facilities are located in a listed Georgian building at the heart of Edgbaston Village. We are dedicated to providing excellent medical service, offering a number of benefits including: 

  • The latest equipment on the market 
  • Access to top general surgeons in Birmingham 
  • No referrals or waiting lists 
  • Same-day and next-day appointments available (subject to availability) 
  • Contemporary private clinic in Edgbaston Village
  • Comprehensive pay-as-you-go service
  • Excellent customer service 


Colorectal Consultation


Colorectal Consultation with Mr Rajeev Peravali

Colorectal Follow up Consultation


Colorectal Follow up Consultation with Mr Rajeev Peravali

Thanks to our simple, pay-as-you-go model, you will be able to see a specialist in no time. If you are suffering from acute abdominal problems and you would like to see a specialist general surgeon in Birmingham, give our team a call on 0121 769 0999 or use the button below to book an appointment. 

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