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Mr Shanmugam Vetrivel

Mr Shanmugam Vetrivel

Consultant General Surgeon
MB BS, MS, FRCSEd

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Shanmugam Vetrivel at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

My clinical practice involves general and vascular surgical problems. I am currently based at the Sunderland Royal Hospital where I am a Consultant General Surgeon.

The common operations that I do are varicose veins, hernias, peripheral arterial bypasses, aneurysms of abdominal aorta, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, benign anal problems and minor procedures.


Clinical Interests

Vascular surgery
Hernia repair surgery


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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / University of Madras / 1983
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Medical Association
Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

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Personal Profile

I am a keen sportsman and am a member of the Wearside Golf Club and the Sunderland Health and Racquet Club. I regularly cycle and have done the Coast to Coast and Great North bike rides. I also enjoy watching football and playing golf.

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Financial Interests

Owns 100% of an ultrasound machine he uses at the hospital.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8636