Mr Raj Harshen

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Professional statement

Mr Raj Harshen is a leading consultant general surgeon and an accredited specialist in colorectal surgery based in Hastings. He sees patients privately at the Spire Sussex Hospital. Mr Harshen specialises in laparoscopic colorectal cancer resections, inflammatory bowel diseases, pelvic floor disorders, proctological disorders, colonoscopy, gastroscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy.

Since becoming a consultant, Mr Harshen has achieved excellent results for his patients. He has extensive experience with a range of surgical techniques and has performed over 600 cancer resections and 250 endoscopic procedures every year with a very high success rate. He is also the clinical lead for general surgery at the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and was previously the lead clinician on a project implementing the latest diagnostic testing for colorectal cancer detection.

Mr Harshen completed his bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery at The University of Kerala in India and later went on to complete an MS at the renowned Manipal Academy of Higher Education. He later travelled to the UK to complete his specialist training at the South Thames London deanery. Mr Raj Harshen did his primary and higher surgical training in the South Thames London region. He completed an 18-month fellowship in laparoscopic surgery and pelvic floor surgery at The Guys and St Thomas' Hospital in London before obtaining his consultant post at the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

Mr Harshen continues to be an active researcher and has has work published in various peer-reviewed medical journals.

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