MD MBChB FRCS (Gen Surg)

Year qualified:


Country of qualification:


Registration & Memberships

Registration and licensing

  • GMC

Memberships and associations

  • Member of BTS
  • ESOT

Languages Spoken

  • English

Mr Neal Banga

Consultant Surgeon

MD MBChB FRCS (Gen Surg)

Mr Neal Banga is a Consultant Transplant and Endocrine Surgeon at the Royal Free. His main interests are renal transplantation, robotic & laparoscopic surgery, and adrenal & retroperitoneal tumours.

Having first worked on the transplant unit at St James’s Hospital in Leeds, Neal completed his general surgery training in London and then underwent specialist training in renal transplantation and minimally invasive renal/adrenal surgery at Guy’s and the Royal Free hospitals.


Renal Transplant


Special interests:

Renal Transplantation

Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery

Adrenal and Retroperitoneal Surgery

Parathyroid Surgery

Procedures offered:

Renal transplantation including robotic renal transplantation

Laparoscopic and robotic donor nephrectomy

Laparoscopic and robotic adrenalectomy

Parathyroid surgery including minimal-incision parathyroidectomy

Clinical Interests:

Minimally invasive surgery

Improvement of patient recovery after major surgery (“enhanced recovery programme”)

Research interests:

Ischaemia-reperfusion injury

Published papers:

Patel P, Rebollo-Mesa I, Ryan E, Sinha MD, Marks SD, Banga N, Macdougall IC, Webb MC, Koffman G, Olsburgh J. Prophylactic Ureteric Stents in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial of Early Versus Late Removal. Am J Transplant. 2017 Aug;17(8):2129-2138

S Lewis, M Harber, B Fernando, N Banga. Rapid and early diagnosis of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease using cross-sectional nuclear medicine imaging and laparoscopic lymph node biopsy. Experimental and Clinical Transplantation 2016 

N Banga and D Nicol. Techniques in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (Review Article). BJU International 2012; 110: 1368-73

G Bond-Smith, N Banga, T Hammond, C Imber. Clinical review of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. BMJ 2012; 344: 45-50

N Banga, V Hadjianastassiou, N Mamode, F Calder, J Olsburgh, M Drage, C Sammartino, G Koffman and J Taylor. Outcome of surgical complications following simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2012; 27: 1658-63

NR Banga, S Homer-Vanniasinkam, A Graham, SA White, A. Al-Mukhtar, KR Prasad.Ischaemic preconditioning in transplantation and major resection of the liver. (Review Article). British Journal of Surgery 2005; 92: 528-38.

S Sinha, A Wardle, V Kalidindi, N Banga, DL Stoker. Erosion and perforation of the biliary tree by plastic biliary endoprosthesis (a case series). Endoscopy 2010; 42: 760-3

NR Banga, KR Prasad, JL Burn, S Homer-Vanniasinkam, A Graham. An In-Vitro Model of Warm Hypoxia-Reoxygenation Injury in Human Liver Endothelial Cells. Journal of Surgical Research 2012; 78: E35-41

Mr Neal Banga Consultant Surgeon is available for consultations at the Royal Free.