Mr Shanmugam Vetrivel

Mr Shanmugam Vetrivel

Consultant General Surgeon

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

Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8636
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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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