Ms Santhini Jeyarajah

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

BMedSci (Hons), BMBS, FRCS, MDRes


Specialises in

Ms Jeyarajah started as a consultant with the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust in October 2017. She is the only female colorectal surgeon at the Trust and one of a small minority nationally.

She qualified from Nottingham University Medical School and completed higher surgical training in the Northeast Thames region, with a final year in Specialty Laparoscopic training. During the course of her training she has completed her research degree in Diverticular Disease and Epidemiology at Kings College London. In addition, she has worked on design and project management for surgical simulation applications for both educational and theatre work flow settings. She is a faculty member of the CCrISP, ATLS and Basic Surgical Skills courses and forms part of the National Surgical Higher Training Selection Committee.

Her surgical interests include surgical treatment of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, gall bladder disease, hernia surgery and all minor proctological conditions. She performs lower gastro-intestinal endoscopy.

She has sub-specialist expertise in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Santhini Jeyarajah at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Groin and abdominal wall hernias
  • Pelvic floor problems
  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) and open surgery for colon and rectal cancer, diverticular disease, gallstones, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Spire Harpenden Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Colorectal surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

BMedSciHons / Nottingham / 1999
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BMBS / Nottingham / 2002
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MRCS / RCS England / 2004
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FRCS / RCS England / 2014
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Professional memberships

General Medical Council

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

Medical Defence Union

Current NHS posts

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Lister Hospital, Stevenage

Contact information

Email sanjeyarajah@doctors.net.uk
Website https://sjeyarajahcolorectal.wordpress.com/
Private secretary Stacey Royle
Private secretary telephone 01582 714 315
Private secretary email stacey.royle@spirehealthcare.com