Consultant Profile

Mr Chelliah Selvasekar

Mr Chelliah Selvasekar MBBS, MD, FRCS Ed (Gen. Surgery), Pg Cert (Med Ed), MBA (Health Executive)
Practicing at:
Spire Cheshire Hospital and Spire Cheshire Hospital, Spire Regency Hospital, Cheshire
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Laparoscopic surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, National trainer for laparoscopic colorectal surgery, accredited colonoscopist for bowel cancer screening programme. 
  • Colorectal cancer management, inflammatory bowel disease including pouch surgery, surgery for Crohns disease, diverticular disease, haemorrhoids (THD, HALO procedure), fistula plug.
  • Performs excision of skin lesions, repairs all types of abdominal hernia’s including laproscopic repairs (TEP), Cholecystectomy. 
Research interests:

Interested in patient related outcome measures following surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:
  • Consultant Colorectal and minimally invasive surgeon, Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB and Ireland
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
  • Medical Protection Society
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01625 505412/505406
Private secretary fax:
01625 501800
Private secretary email address:
Alt Thurs pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Selvasekar works as a colorectal and laparoscopic surgeon at The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and privately at the Spire Regency, Spire Manchester and Spire Cheshire Hospitals. Mr Selvasekar practices laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery for benign and malignant colorectal conditions. He has introduced laparoscopic colorectal surgery and enhanced recovery programme at the Christie having previously established the set-up a similar service at the Leighton Hospital in Crewe.

Mr Selvasekar trains other consultants and specialist registrars in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and is one of the national trainers through the Department of Health sponsored programme He is also an accredited colonoscopist for the national bowel cancer screening programme and offers regular diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopises.  He practices minimally invasive and relatively painless treatment for haemorrhoids and is involved in training (HALO/THD) He also offers laparoscopic surgery for abdominal wall hernias.

Mr Selvasekar trained in the North-west region of UK, and did a year of advanced colorectal clinical fellowship at the Mayo clinic, Rochester  to learn minimally invasive colorectal surgery and spent two years of clinical research at University College London. He also visited IRCAD centre in Strasbourg and University of Chicago as a travelling fellow to widen his clinical experience.

Mr Selvasekar is one of the regional surgical advisors for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and is involved in conducting teaching programmes and courses locally. He is also an examiner at the Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh. He holds an honorary lecturer contract with the University of Liverpool.   He is interested in clinical research and his publications can be viewed on pubmed.

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Mr Chelliah Selvasekar

Mr Chelliah Selvasekar General surgery Consultant, Macclesfield, Cheshire, private hospital specialist.

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