Mr  Thiagarajan Nambi Rajan

Mr Thiagarajan Nambi Rajan

Consultant Urologist

MS, MCh, FRCS (Urol), FEBU

Specialises in

  • Urology
  • Benign prostate diseases
  • Urological cancers
  • Erectile dysfunction

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I have experience in treating all aspects of urological conditions. My special interest is in diagnosis and treatment of urological cancers. Currently I specialise in kidney, bladder and prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment by minimally invasive surgery, using robot.

I qualified from India in 1991 and underwent urology training in India, London and Belfast. I spent a year in Austria completing the endourology/Laparoscopy fellowship.

I have been a consultant in Belfast from 2005 to 2012 and moved to Arrowe Park Hospital in 2013.

I have been a programme director for Northern Ireland, training junior doctors and Lead surgeon for Northern Ireland Cancer Network.

General Medical Council Number: C4670513

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Thiagarajan Nambi Rajan at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Endo-urology
  • Robotic surgery
  • Uro-oncology

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Additional information

Benign prostate diseases
Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Bladder cancer
Erectile dysfunction
Kidney cancer
Micro-surgical vasectomy reversal
Prostate cancer
Reconstructive urology
Sexual dysfunction
Urinary tract infections
Urological cancers

Special Clinical Interests: Advice; Diagnosis; Investigation and treatment of various general urological health problems; Male voiding problems; Urinary infections; Urinary tract stones; Prostrate related problems; Male and female cancer screening ( Haematturia, PSA); Erectile dysfunction; Testicular; Scrotal,d penile problems and Men's health including family planning and vasectomy reversal; Sub-Specialities- Uro-Oncology; Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery.

MCh / Chennai, India / 1996
Master of Urological Surgery

FRCS (Urology) / Edinburgh / 2003
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Urology

FEBU / Paris / 2005
Fellow of the European Board of Urology

Professional memberships

British Association of Urological Surgeons

European Association of Urology

Endourological Society

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

Vasoactivity of rucaparib, a PARP-1 inhibitor, is a complex process that involves myosin light chain kinase, P2 receptors, and PARP itself

McCrudden CM, O'Rourke MG, Cherry KE, Yuen HF, O'Rourke D, Babur M, Telfer BA, Thomas HD, Keane P, Nambirajan T, Hagan C, O'Sullivan JM, Shaw C, Williams KJ, Curtin NJ, Hirst DG, Robson T.

PLoS One. 2015 Feb 17;10(2):e0118187. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118187. eCollection 2015.

An unusual presentation of a retroperitoneal cyst

Sarkar D, Gulur D, Patel S, Nambirajan T.

BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Nov 3;2014. pii: bcr2014206284. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-206284.

Collectives of diagnostic biomarkers identify high-risk subpopulations of hematuria patients: exploiting heterogeneity in large-scale biomarker data

Emmert-Streib F, Abogunrin F, de Matos Simoes R, Duggan B, Ruddock MW, Reid CN, Roddy O, White L, O'Kane HF, O'Rourke D, Anderson NH, Nambirajan T, Williamson KE.

BMC Med. 2013 Jan 17;11:12. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-12.

The impact of biomarkers in multivariate algorithms for bladder cancer diagnosis in patients with hematuria

Abogunrin F, O'Kane HF, Ruddock MW, Stevenson M, Reid CN, O'Sullivan JM, Anderson NH, O'Rourke D, Duggan B, Lamont JV, Boyd RE, Hamilton P,Nambirajan T, Williamson KE.

Cancer. 2012 May 15;118(10):2641-50. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26544. Epub 2011 Sep 14.


Outcome of glansectomy and skin grafting in the management of penile cancer

O'Kane HF, Pahuja A, Ho KJ, Thwaini A, Nambirajan T, Keane P.

Adv Urol. 2011;2011:240824. doi: 10.1155/2011/240824. Epub 2011 Apr 4.

Hameed A, Pahuja A, Thwaini A, Nambirajan T.

Can Urol Assoc J. 2011 Apr;5(2):E27-8. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.10061.

Kinney M, O'Rourke D, O'Kane H, Keane P, Nambirajan T.

Ulster Med J. 2010 Sep;79(3):123-4.


Laparoscopic bladder diverticulectomy

Thwaini A, McLeod A, Nambirajan T.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2008 Dec;18(6):849-51. doi: 10.1089/lap.2008.0253.


Repeating an abnormal prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level: how relevant is a decrease in PSA?

Connolly D, Black A, Murray LJ, Nambirajan T, Keane PF, Gavin A.

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2009;12(1):47-51. doi: 10.1038/pcan.2008.37. Epub 2008 Sep 2.

En bloc stapler ligation of the renal vascular pedicle during laparoscopic nephrectomy

Thwaini A, Ravichandran S, Nambirajan T.

BJU Int. 2008 Aug;102(3):401; author reply 401-2. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2008.07856_1.x. No abstract available.

The utility of prostate-specific antigen velocity thresholds in clinical practice: a population-based analysis

Connolly D, Black A, Murray LJ, Nambirajan T, Keane PF, Gavin A.

BJU Int. 2008 Jun;101(12):1507-12. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2008.07470.x. Epub 2008 Mar 13.

Long-term functional outcome of renal units after laparoscopic nephron-sparing surgery under cold ischemia

Abukora F, Albqami N, Nambirajan T, Ziegerhofer J, Leeb K, Janetschek G.

J Endourol. 2006 Oct;20(10):790-3.

Laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy

Nambirajan T, Janetschek G.

Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2005;14(2):71-7.

Detection of early lymph node metastases in prostate cancer by laparoscopic radioisotope guided sentinel lymph node dissection

Jeschke S, Nambirajan T, Leeb K, Ziegerhofer J, Sega W, Janetschek G.

J Urol. 2005 Jun;173(6):1943-6.

Role of laparoscopy in management of renal stones: single-center experience and review of literature

Nambirajan T, Jeschke S, Albqami N, Abukora F, Leeb K, Janetschek G.

J Endourol. 2005 Apr;19(3):353-9. Review.

Laparoscopic adrenal surgery for recurrent tumours in patients with hereditary phaeochromocytoma

Nambirajan T, Leeb K, Neumann HP, Graubner UB, Janetschek G.

Eur Urol. 2005 May;47(5):622-6. Epub 2005 Jan 19.

Laparoscopic nephron sparing surgery: evolution in a decade

Abukora F, Nambirajan T, Albqami N, Leeb K, Jeschke S, Gschwendtner M, Janetschek G.

Eur Urol. 2005 Apr;47(4):488-93; discussion 493. Epub 2005 Jan 27.

Urethral stents for detrusor sphincter dyssynergia

Nambirajan T, Woolsey S, Mahendra V, Stone AR, Walsh IK.

BJU Int. 2005 Feb;95(3):350-3. Review. No abstract available.

Efficacy and safety peri-prostatic local anaesthetic injection in trans-rectal biopsy of the prostrate: a prospective randomised study

Nambirajan T, Woolsey S, Mahendra V, Walsh IK, Lynch TH, Keane PF.

Surgeon. 2004 Aug;2(4):221-4.

Prospective, randomized controlled study: transperitoneal laparoscopic versus retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy

Nambirajan T, Jeschke S, Al-Zahrani H, Vrabec G, Leeb K, Janetschek G.

Urology. 2004 Nov;64(5):919-24.

Virtual cystoscopy from computed tomography: a pilot study

Nambirajan T, Sohaib SA, Muller-Pollard C, Reznek R, Chinegwundoh FI.

BJU Int. 2004 Oct;94(6):828-31.

Re: complication rate of transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy: a comparison among 3 protocols with 6, 10 and 15 cores

Suresh K, Nambirajan T.

J Urol. 2004 Oct;172(4 Pt 1):1544-5. No abstract available.

Laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy for recurrent pheochromocytoma in a boy with Von Hippel-Lindau disease

Nambirajan T, Bagheri F, Abdelmaksoud A, Leeb K, Neumann H, Graubner UB, Janetschek G.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2004 Aug;14(4):234-5.

Intra-testicular varicocele presenting as acute scrotum

Nambirajan T, Woolsey S, Manavalan L, Napier E, Loan W, Walsh IK.

Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2004;38(2):179-81.

Squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder and prostatic urethra in a post renal transplant patient

Nambirajan T, Woolsey S, Mahendra V, O'Rourke D, Walsh IK, Kernohan RM.

Ulster Med J. 2003 Nov;72(2):121-2. No abstract available.

Squamous cell carcinoma and transitional cell carcinoma arising in bladder augmentations

Woolsey S, Nambirajan T, Mahendra V, Mulholland C, Kernohan R.

Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2003;37(3):269-70.

Re: Crew JP, Jephcott CR, Reynard JM. Radiation-induced haemorrhagic cystitis. Eur Urol 2001;40(2):111-23

Duggan B, Nambirajan T, Johnston SR.

Eur Urol. 2003 Mar;43(3):323. No abstract available.

Re: The natural history of simple renal cysts

Nambirajan T, Mahendra V, Thompson T, Walsh IK.

J Urol. 2002 Oct;168(4 Pt 1):1505. No abstract available.

Cadaveric fascia lata pubovaginal slings: early results on safety, efficacy and patient satisfaction

Walsh IK, Nambirajan T, Donellan SM, Mahendra V, Stone AR.

BJU Int. 2002 Sep;90(4):415-9.

Artificial urinary sphincter implantation in the irradiated patient: safety, efficacy and satisfaction

Walsh IK, Williams SG, Mahendra V, Nambirajan T, Stone AR.

BJU Int. 2002 Mar;89(4):364-8.

Consultant Urologist, Wirral University Teaching Hospital

I am married to Latha Rajan and have 2 lovely boys. I enjoy spending time with my family in my spare time. I play table tennis and Badminton.

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