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Mr Rajiv Pillai - Urology

Mr Rajiv Pillai is a Consultant Urologist at Oaks Hospital specialising in benign prostate diseases, bladder, kidney and stone disease, andrology, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, urinary tract infections and urological cancers.

Based at: Oaks Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

- Benign prostate diseases
- Bladder/kidney stone disease
- Andrology and men's health
- Bladder cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Urinary tract infections
- Urological cancers

Special clinical interests:

- Open and laparoscopic prostatectomy
- Laparoscopic and open cystectomy
- Partial nephrectomy
- Laparoscopic/open nephrectomy

Academic background

Mr Pillai started his specialist urology training at Cambridge University Hospital followed by sub specialisation in urological cancer surgery at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, particularly of the kidney, bladder and prostate. He offers minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery for these conditions. Mr Pillai maintains an active interest in clinical research projects in prostate and bladder cancer at the Colchester General Hospital.

After qualifying with a first class honours in medical sciences, Mr Pillai complteted extensive training in general surgery for four years. Following his membership examinations from the Royal College of Surgeons, he studied in a full-time clinical research post in bladder cancer at the Imperial College, London, where he gained a MSc degree.

Professional Memberships


British Association of Urological Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

NHS base

Colchester Hospital University NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Thursday 2pm - 4pm

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01206 987669