Mr Athur Harikrishnan

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

QualificationsMBBS, MS, MPhil, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (General Surgery)

Languages spoken:English, Tamil

Main NHS base:

  • Northen General Hospital

Member of:

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Royal Society of Medicine

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
  • Hernia Surgery

Fees, Training & Background:

Mr Athur Harikrishnan is a Consultant General & Colorectal surgeon at the Northern General Hospital, with a private practice at Claremont.

He is a Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon and trained in East Anglia, working as a Consultant in Doncaster for 4 years before moving to Sheffield in 2014.

He is the Associate Training Programme Director for General Surgery in the Yorkshire Deanery and holds an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturership with Edge Hill and Sheffield Universities.  His managerial roles include Yorkshire chapter representative of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britian & Ireland and he is a member of the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Senate.

Mr Harikrishnan’s clinical interests include laparoscopic surgery for benign and malignant colorectal conditions, abdominal wall reconstruction and colonoscopy.

He is the Course Director for several surgical skills courses and in the teaching faculty of University of Edinburgh and University of East Anglia.

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