Mr Chelliah Selvasekar

Colorectal Surgeon

MBBS, MD, FRCS Ed (gen surgery), Pg Cert (med ed)


Specialises in

  • Bowel cancer (colon, rectum, appendix)
  • Hernia (keyhole surgery)
  • Haemorrhoids (piles)
  • Endoscopy (colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy)
  • Gallstone disease, abdominal pain

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.

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General Medical Council Number: C4452474

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Chelliah Selvasekar at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Laparoscopic surgery

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Clinical interests

Colorectal surgery

Special clinical interests: Laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery, colorectal cancer management, inflammatory bowel disease including pouch surgery, surgery for crohns disease, diverticular disease, haemorrhoids (THD, HALO procedure) and fistula plug.

Contact information

Website https://www.generalsurgeonuk.co.uk
Private secretary Millie Butler
Private secretary telephone 0161 393 3057
Private secretary fax 0161 850 1270
Private secretary email selvasekar@consultantcare.com