Consultant Profile

Mr Manickam Vairavan

Mr Manickam Vairavan MB BS FRCS(GenSurg)(Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Hernia repair surgery
Research interests:

Optimal management of surgical emergencies.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant surgeon – general and colorectal surgery
Sandwell  and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Association of coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Physician & Surgeons of Glasgow
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7151
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 507 3149
Personal email address:
Friday Afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Vairavan has been a consultant surgeon since 2001.

Mr Vairavan  completed his basic medical training from Madras Medical College , India and subsequently trained in general surgery in the UK initially in Wales and finally in the Wessex surgical rotation completing  his surgical training with extensive experience in general and colorectal  surgery. He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery (gall bladder and hernia repair). He has trained in laparoscopic colorectal surgery .
He is happy to see patients with the following problems:

General Surgery: Gallstones, hernia, skin lesions, benign bowel conditions, lymph nodes and spleen.
Colorectal Surgery: Piles, pilonidal sinus , colonoscopy , benign and malignant bowel conditions and inflammatory bowel disease, colonoscopy .
Laparoscopic surgery: Gall stones , hernia repair – inguinal and ventral hernias

Personal profile:

Mr Vairavan is a resident of Sutton Coldfield since his move from Southampton on completion of training. His interests outside medicine are digital photography and his long-term ambition is to learn to play the keyboard. He is a keen badminton player.

He has a keen interest in training and teaching – He examines for the MRCS exams conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons and the PLAB exam conducted by the GMC for validation of foreign trained doctors. He is a keen teacher and is involved with the training of medical students and surgical trainees. He is a member of the Birmingham and Black Country surgical training programme committee.

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Mr Manickam Vairavan

Mr Manickam Vairavan General surgery Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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