Mr Rajiv Pillai is a highly experienced consultant urological surgeon practising at the Oaks Hospital in Colchester. His areas of expertise include urologic oncology, urinary tract stones and infections, prostate cancer, bladder cancer and benign prostate tumours.
In the last four years, Mr Pillai has performed nearly 400 major complex cancer operations of the kidney, bladder and prostate. In addition to cancer treatment, he also specialises in men's health disorders, urinary leakage disorders, kidney stones, impotence, ejaculatory problems, scrotal lumps and foreskin problems.
Mr Pillai's specialist urology training took place in the Eastern Deanery, mainly in Norwich and Cambridge, and received subspecialty training in urological cancer surgery of the kidney, bladder and prostate. He currently specialises in laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery which he offers to his patients.
Mr Pillai currently leads several clinical research projects in prostate and bladder cancer at the Colchester General Hospital and is also actively involved in teaching post-graduate urology trainees. In addition, he is currently a tutor at the University of Edinburgh.