Mr Balamurali Bharathan

Consultant Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon

FRCSEd, MD, MRCSEd, MS General Surgery, MBBS


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I am a Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon with Nottingham University Hospital NHS trust since 2014. After graduation and surgical training in Kerala, India, I did my research and higher surgical training in Newcastle upon Tyne and a national laparoscopic fellowship.

My research interests are population determinants on bowel cancer outcomes and quality of recovery after bowel surgery.

My NHS practice involves keyhole surgery for bowel disease including single incision keyhole surgery in elective and emergency settings, early rectal cancer treatments aimed at rectal preservation and abdominal wall reconstruction of complex ventral hernias. I also do ambulatory day case general surgery and proctology.

I am a member of the ACPGBI and a JAG accredited endoscopist.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Balamurali Bharathan at Spire include:

Colorectal surgery

Other treatments

  • Constipation
  • Bowel Incontinence

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Additional information

General surgery
Colonoscopy
Hernia repair surgery
Colorectal surgery

MBBS / Medical College, Calicut, India / 1996
Bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery

MS General Surgery / Medical College, Kottayam, India / 2002
Master of Surgery in General Surgery

MRCSEd / Edinburgh / 2004
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

MD / Newcastle University / 2010
Doctor of Medicine

FRCSEd / Edinburgh / 2011
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust

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Private secretary telephone 0115 937 7683
Private secretary email abigail.lawton@spirehealthcare.com