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Professor Thanjakumar Arulampalam

Professor Thanjakumar Arulampalam

Tan Arulampalam

General surgery 03676295

 

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Overview
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Lower GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Professor Tan Arulampalam trained as a surgeon in London and Rome and was appointed Consultant Surgeon at Colchester General Hospital in 2003 and worked there until September 2022. He has now moved to full time private practice.

He has performed over 500 laparoscopic colorectal resections as well as a full range of advanced complex laparoscopic surgery.

Professor Arulampalam was awarded a Doctorate by the University of London for research on the role of PET scanning in Colorectal Cancer Imaging. He has continued his research interests in PET, colorectal cancer, laparoscopic surgery and surgical humidification. He is Professor of Surgery at Anglia Ruskin University.

Having held the post of Clinical Director of the ICENI Centre Professor Arulampalam has taken an active role in training as a National Laparoscopic Colorectal Trainer and being on the faculty at the European Surgical Institute, medical advisor to the charity Beating Bowel Cancer and working on Department of Health projects.

As a member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland International Development Committee establishing closer links between the surgical fraternities of developed and developing nations. He has also been a regular advisor to BBC Television Drama

Professor Arulampalam is on the Board of the International Society of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeons. He is President Elect of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and Chair of the Research Committee of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons.

Areas of interest

Hernias, including inguinal hernia, sportsman hernia and complex abdominal wall reconstruction; Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Colorectal disease (Lower GI) including specialist proctology offering Video assisted anal fistula treatment and endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment; Gall bladder; Biliary disease; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Endoscopic procedures; Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Coloproctology

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Procedures completed

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • T4300

    Laparoscopic adhesiolysis (including biopsy) - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • H5940

    Excision of pilonidal sinus and suture/skin graft - (1-5)

  • S0632

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • BB906

    ExCon - Further Discretionary Payment - (1-5)

  • H0210

    Appendicectomy - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • H6020

    Laying open of pilonidal sinus - (1-5)

  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (1-5)

  • H4430

    Examination of rectum under anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

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