Mrs Aruna  Abhyankar

Mrs Aruna Abhyankar

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
MCh, FRCS, FRCS (Paeds)

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Aruna Abhyankar at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Inguinoscrotal conditions (eg Hernia- Hydrocele, circumcision, undescended testes)
  • Hypospadias
  • Urological conditions (kidney/ureter/bladder problems)
  • Urinary tract infections and  incontinence
  • Other general paediatric surgery

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Professional profile

I am a consultant Paediatric Surgeon with a specialist training in recognised children's surgical centres in Mumbai, Cardiff, Birmingham and London. After completion of FRCS in Paediatric surgery and sub-specialist Paediatric Urology training at Great Ormond Street and Evelina Children's Hospital (St Thomas'), I returned to Cardiff.

I am on the Specialist register of the GMC for paediatric Surgery. I look after patients from 0-18 years of age with a wide range of general and urological problems. Operations routinely performed by me are: General Paediatric Surgery - hernia, hydrocele, circumcision-prepucioplasty, laparoscopic or open Orchiopexy, varicocele surgery, surgery for paediatric ovarian pathology and variety of lumps and bumps.

As a specialist paediatric Urologist, I manage assessments and treatments of a range of urology problems. This includes: Prenatal counselling and follow up after birth for renal conditions, urinary infection, incontinence, kidney disorders eg hydronephrosis, duplex kidney, hypospadias etc.

I greatly value your (child and parents) feedback and I work closely with my nursing and medical colleagues to explore surgical and nonsurgical strategies that best suit the child's need.

Clinical Interests

Paediatric urology

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
European Society of Pediatric Urology
International Children’s Continence Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

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Personal Profile

Apart from clinical side, I have a keen interest in medical education, clinical risk management and application of modern technologies to medical field. I have a collaborative approach to work and I am keen to develop adolescent care services for children with previous surgery who need to be monitored in adulthood.

Presently I have taken up oil painting as a serious hobby and I also enjoy classical music and reading.

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Private contact details

Telephone 02920 736 011 / 07804 591 625