Mr Arun Loganathan
Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon
QualificationsBSc (Hons), MD, FRCS
Main NHS base:
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Scope of Practice:
- Colorectal cancer
- Inflammatory bowel diseases
- Diverticular disease
- Haemorrhoidal disease
- Pilonidal disease
- Anorectal sepsis abscess
- Fistulating disease
- Laparoscopic surgery (keyhole) for colorectal resections
- Specialist hernia surgery
Training & background:
Mr Arun Loganathan is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield Medical School. His private practice is at Claremont Private Hospital.
He qualified from the University of Edinburgh Medical School in 2000. He spent 2 years in clinical research at St James’s Hospital Leeds and was awarded the prestigious Bert Inman Fellowship grant and an MD from the University Of Leeds.
His Higher Surgical Training was in Yorkshire where he trained in all aspects of general and colorectal surgery. He subsequently completed two specialist colorectal fellowships in Australia at renowned centres. His first fellowship was at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide working with Professor David Wattchow who is well known for his excellent outcomes after complex colorectal cancer surgery. His second fellowship was at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide with the pioneering laparoscopic colorectal surgeon Professor Peter Hewett and gained extensive experience of advanced laparoscopic surgery.
As a result, Mr Loganathan has expertise in a wide range of general and colorectal surgery. He has a large experience in laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer, diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease with excellent results. He is a skilled endoscopist and performs >500 procedures per year (gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy). He has considerable experience of treating haemorrhoids using latest techniques (THD, HALO) and other anal conditions including skin tags, fissures, fistula in ano. He performs all types of hernia repair (umbilical, inguinal, incisional, recurrent) with excellent results.
Mr Loganathan is actively involved in clinical research and teaching and training of medical students and is the Phase 2 Lead for the Sheffield Medical School. He teaches on the Masters in Surgery degree course at the University of Edinburgh
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