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Mr P J Arumugam - General Surgery

Mr Arumugam is a Consultant General Surgeon in Truro, Cornwall who specialises in colorectal surgery

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Clinical interests

Colorectal cancer- open and laparoscopic cancer surgery.

Inflammatory bowel disorders such as Crohn’s/Ulcerative Colitis.

Functional bowel disorders such as chronic constipation/faecal incontinence/ rectal prolapse.

Common Colorectal conditions (Haemorrhoid surgery, Stapled Haemorrhoidopexy, Pilonidal Sinus, Anal fissure, Anal fistulae)

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (for gall stones)

Hernia repair- laparoscopic and open for inguinal and incisional / umbilical and femoral hernia

Diagnostic procedures- Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy/ Flexible Sigmoidoscopy.

Academic background



FRCS (Gen Surg)


Professional Memberships

Honorary University fellow – Peninsula medical school


ACPGBI- Association of Coloproctology

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and MDDUS

NHS base

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Clinic Times

Thursdays and Fridays and by arrangement at other times