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Mr Kumaran Thiruppathy

Consultant General, Colorectal Surgeon

BSc Hon, MBBS, M.Phil, MA, FRCS

Practices at: Circle Reading Hospital

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Mr Thiruppathy is a colorectal and general surgeon, with an interest in pelvic floor dysfunction, at Circle Reading Hospital.

He was trained on the North East London training rotation and has undergone two fellowships.

Fellowships

South Florida Hospital Group, Orlando, USA – under the tutelage of Dr M. Albert into minimally invasive surgery including trans anal microsurgery.

QE, Adelaide, Australia – Under the tutelage of Mr P. Hewett largely into laparoscopic and complex abdominal and pelvic resections. Here he also furthered his expertise into pelvic floor dysfunction.

Mr Thiruppathy was educated at Latymer Grammar School in Enfield and continued his higher education at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London. He has always been a sports enthusiast.

Ongoing research in to laparoscopic surgery and clinical outcome – multi-centre trial.

Ongoing pelvic floor research in association with Prof A Emmanual, University College Hospital London.

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Diverticular disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Anal disorders (haemorrhoids, fissure and fistula)
  • Per rectal bleeding
  • Hernia repair (including laparoscopic)
  • Gallbladder surgery (including laparoscopic)
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction (incontinence, constipation and rectal prolapse)
  • Appendicectomy
  • Abscess drainage
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy

Research interests

  • M.Phil – Pelvic floor Dysfunction,
  • MS into laparoscopic colorectal surgery,

  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Advance laparoscopic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

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