Mr Veeranna Shatkar

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

MBBS, MS, FRCSEd (Gen. Surg)


Specialises in

  • Abdomen pain and surgery
  • Change in bowel habits
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Endoscopy

I am a Consultant General Surgeon working in private practice at Spire Hartswood Hospital. After completion of specialist training I was appointed as Consultant General Surgeon in the year 2014. My special interests are in emergency general surgery, colorectal surgery and endoscopy.

I am the clinical lead for emergency general surgery at Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust. I have been involved in the development of general surgery patient pathways and hot clinics, including day case investigations and management for various general surgery conditions.

I am the lead for Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust academy of surgery and am involved in the recruitment and training of junior doctors.

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General Medical Council Number: C6065408

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Veeranna Shatkar at Spire include:

General surgery

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Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Hartswood 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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Clinical interests

Special clinical interests: Abdomen pain, change in bowel habits, rectal bleeding, appendicectomy, hernia repair, haemorrhoidectomy, laparoscopy, gall bladder surgery, gastroscopy, colonoscopy and polypectomy, anal fissure, anal fistula, lipoma, ingrowing toe nails, pilonal sinus surgery, drainage of abscess, excision of lumps and bumps.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

ACPGBI

MDU

BMA

RCSEd

Professional leadership

Emergency Surgery Lead at Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust
Lead for Barking, Havering and Redbridge Academy of Surgery

Current NHS posts

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am a cricket fan and love music which is my way of relaxing while not at work. I am married to a doctor and we have two beautiful daughters who keep us busy at home.