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Ms Vardhini Vijay - General Surgery

Ms Vardhini Vijay is a Consultant General Surgeon specialising abdominal surgery, cholecystectomies, adhesiolysis, hernias, gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

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

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Clinical interests

Laparoscopic abdominal surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, open and laparoscopic hernia repair,Laparoscopic adhesiolysis, benign and malignant colonic disease, colonoscopy, haemorrhoidectomy and benign anorectal conditions, pilonidal sinus surgery.

Miss Vijay will see patients from 16 yrs+

Academic background

Ms Vijay qualified from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India in 1990 and completed her post-graduation in surgery from Tata Memorial Hospital, Bombay in 1993. She arrived in the UK in 1995 and has done her entire basic and specialist surgical training in the North Thames East region, gaining specialist laparoscopic and colorectal skills as a senior registrar at Colchester General and Chase Farm Hospitals.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland,

European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons, European Association of Transluminal Surgeons

Medical Defence Union, British Medical Association

NHS base

Princess Alexandra Hospital

01279 212952