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Consultant Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgeon

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant General & HPB Surgeon
  • Clinical Director, General Surgery
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

Procedures

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic & open pancreas surgery for benign and malignant pathologies
  • Laparoscopic & open liver surgery for benign and malignant pathologies
  • Bile duct injury repair
  • Complex gallstone disease management

Most common conditions seen

  • Simple and complex Gallstones
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreas cysts
  • Liver primary and secondary tumours
  • Liver cysts
  • Liver mass

Most common symptoms seen

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal mass
  • Obstructive jaundice
  • Unexplained weight loss

Background

He was appointed as a consultant surgeon at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in 2002. Subsequently he moved in 2007 which is his current location of NHS practice. He is married with 2 children and fluent in Tamil and English.

Training

He joined Madras Medical College in 1982 and qualified in 1988 after completing 1 year of internship at attached Govt General Hospital in Chennai. He worked in JIPMER, Pondicherry for a year before returning to Stanley Medical College in Chennai for his higher degree in General Surgery (MS General Surgery). After completion, he went to the UK and did higher surgical training in the North of Scotland.

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

He is a general and HPB surgeon and has special interests in diseases of the liver (benign and malignant), pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts.

Research interests

His main research interest is clinical research involving quality improvement, emergency surgical care and stream lining patient pathways.

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MS (Gen Surg)
  • FRCSEd (Surg in Gen)
  • FRCSEd (Gen Surg)

GMC Number: 4342010

Date of Registration: 1996

Memberships

  • Association of Surgeons of GB & Ireland
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB & Ireland
  • Pancreatic Society of GB & Ireland
  • International HPB Association & Americas HPB Association

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant General & HPB Surgeon
  • Clinical Director, General Surgery
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

Procedures

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic & open pancreas surgery for benign and malignant pathologies
  • Laparoscopic & open liver surgery for benign and malignant pathologies
  • Bile duct injury repair
  • Complex gallstone disease management

Most common conditions seen

  • Simple and complex Gallstones
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreas cysts
  • Liver primary and secondary tumours
  • Liver cysts
  • Liver mass

Most common symptoms seen

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal mass
  • Obstructive jaundice
  • Unexplained weight loss

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