Professor Tan Arulampalam

Surgeon in
Colchester
&
London

MBBS MD FRCS

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Professor Tan Arulampalam is an award-winning consultant general surgeon based in Colchester, Essex and London, with a special interest in minimally invasive pilonidal sinus (EPSIT) and anal fistula surgery,(VAAFT), gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery and colorectal surgery. He has also developed skills in minimally invasive pilonidal sinus (EPSIT) and anal fistula treatment (VAAFT). He also specialises in minimally invasive techniques, using both laparoscopy and endoscopy in many of his procedures.

Professor Arulampalam is a dedicated consultant and is equally committed to teaching. Currently, he runs numerous surgical and laparoscopic skills courses and has developed a masters programme in minimally invasive and robotic surgery. His current interest is the use of artificial intelligence in surgery, blockchain technology in medicine, patient safety and human factors and how we train the surgeon of the future.

Professor Arulampalam gained his Medical Degree by the University of London following five years at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, training at numerous London teaching hospitals. His Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England was awarded in 2003 after which he was awarded a travelling fellowship by the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI). He is on the research committee of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons and a member of the council of the ALSGBI. Today, Professor Arulampalam runs his private practices, teaches and spends time doing charity work, including his membership on the Board of Beating Bowel Cancer and training surgeons in low and middle income countries.

He also co-edited the Essential Surgery (6th Edition), a surgical textbook featuring simplified problem-solving with illustrations, which is used by medical students in the UK and around the world. 

With a focus on value-based healthcare, Professor Arulampalam is looking to triage patients through telephone consultations and video consultations so that he can ensure patients are on the correct pathway from an early stage and get their diagnosis accurately. This is good for the patient, the doctor, and is extremely time efficient.

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03/04/2021

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Excellent. So informative, reassuring and helpful, especially after I travelled such a long way. Highly recommend.


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Thank you. It was my pleasure.

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09/03/2021

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11/11/2020

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Tan together with all the staff make my regular check ups a totally positive experience and I thoroughly recommend Professor Tan Arulampalam

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22/10/2020

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An outstanding surgeon and physician who has all the personal skills as well as technical skills to be an undoubted professional in his field


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