Mr Athur Harikrishnan

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

MBBS, MS, MPhil, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (General Surgery)

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I am a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital, with a private practice at Spire Claremont Hospital.

My clinical interests include laparoscopic surgery for benign and malignant colorectal conditions, abdominal wall reconstruction and colonoscopy.

I am a Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon and trained in East Anglia, working as a Consultant in Doncaster for four years before moving to Sheffield in 2014.

My managerial roles include Yorkshire chapter representative of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britian & Ireland and I am a member of the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Senate.

I am the Associate Training Programme Director for General Surgery in the Yorkshire Deanery and hold an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturership with Edge Hill and Sheffield Universities. I am the Course Director for several surgical skills courses and in the teaching faculty of University of Edinburgh and University of East Anglia.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Athur Harikrishnan at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Anorectal sepsis abscess
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Diverticular disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Fistulating disease
  • Haemorrhoidal disease
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Laparoscopic surgery (keyhole) for colorectal resections
  • Lumps and bumps
  • Pilonidal disease

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