Mr Chelliah Selvasekar
MBBS, MD, FRCS Ed (gen surgery), Pg Cert (med ed)
I work as a General and Colorectal Surgeon at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust since 2011 and privately at the Spire Manchester Hospital. I practice laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery for benign and malignant colorectal conditions. I offer laparoscopic repair for suitable abdominal wall hernias including TEP procedure.
I am also an accredited screening colonoscopist through the national bowel cancer screening programme and offer regular diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies. I practice minimally invasive and relatively painless treatment for haemorrhoids including (HALO/THD) and Rafaelo procedure. I also offer laparoscopic splenectomy and cholecystectomy.
I trained in the North West region of the UK, and did a year of advanced colorectal clinical fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, USA to learn comprehensive management of colorectal conditions. I did years of clinical research at University College London on premalignant conditions leading to Doctor of Medicine. I also visited IRCAD Centre in Strasbourg, University of Chicago, St Mary’s Hospital, Seoul as a travelling fellow to broaden my clinical and academic experience.
I am a convener of education and Wade Professor of Surgical Studies at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh involved in strategic decision making in surgical education. I am also an examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. I am the council member for NW and Mersey for the association of laparoscopic surgeon of GB and Ireland and am involved in increasing the uptake of minimal access surgery regionally. I am involved in conducting surgical teaching programmes and courses locally.
I hold an honorary senior lecturer position at the University of Manchester. I also train other consultants and specialist registrars in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and am one of the national trainers through the Department of Health sponsored programme.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Chelliah Selvasekar at Spire include: