Mr Arcot Venkat

Consultant General Surgeon

Mr Arcot VenkatMBBS, FRCSEd

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Mr Arcot Venkat became a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the Tamil Nadu Medical University, India in June 1996. He underwent Higher Surgical Training in the North East of England and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in February 2008. Mr Venkat has been heavily involved in research for abdominal aortic aneurysms and has presented and published the results of this work internationally.

Mr Venkat has extensive laparoscopic colorectal interests, having been appointed Covidien Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellow at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Foundation Trust and subsequently awarded the Ethicon National Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship at Frimley Park in 2008. He is also one of the National Trainers in Laparoscopic surgery. He has spent some time in the University Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark to augment his skills in managing pelvic floor conditions including faecal incontinence.

Mr Venkat specialises in Laparoscopic surgery for colon and rectal cancer. He is the Trust lead for laparoscopic incisional hernia at North Hampshire foundation Hospitals. He set up the Joint Pelvic floor Unit at North Hampshire Hospitals and Hampshire clinic along with Professor Christian Phillips. Mr Venkat and Professor Phillips set up one of the first joint clinics and MDT for pelvic floor patients, which is now considered as the norm nationally.

 He is the lead for pelvic floor surgery and works with Mr Goumalatsos in Laparoscopic management of complex endometriosis. He has expertise in proctology including management of complex fistula and Haemorrhoids.

Mr Venkat appeared in the 2015/16 edition of The Parliamentary Review. Established by former minister The Rt Hon David Curry, the main aim of The Review was to showcase best practice as a learning tool to the public and private sector. Mr Venkat featured alongside The Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond, and a small number of outstanding organisations in the Private Healthcare edition.,

Mr Venkat is now working as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Basingstoke and North Hampshire Foundation Trust and forms one of the Partners of Basingstoke Colorectal

Year qualified:

1996