Mr Shanmugam Vetrivel
Consultant General Surgeon
MB BS, MS, FRCSEd
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Shanmugam Vetrivel at Spire include:
Spire Washington 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.
MB BS / University of Madras / 1983
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
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.