Mr Arumugam - Consultant General Surgeon, Duchy Hospital, Truro

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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

Clinical interests

1. Colorectal cancer- open and laparoscopic cancer surgery. 2. Inflammatory bowel disorders such as Crohn’s/Ulcerative Colitis. 3. Functional bowel disorders such as chronic constipation/faecal incontinence/ rectal prolapse. 4. Common Colorectal conditions - a. Haemorrhoid surgery- Stapled Haemorrhoidopexy b. Pilonidal Sinus c. Anal fissure d. Anal fistulae 5. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy- for gall stones 6. Hernia repair- laparoscopic and open for inguinal and incisional / umbilical and femoral hernia 7. Diagnostic procedures- Colonoscopy / Gastroscopy/ Flexible Sigmoidoscopy.

Academic background

MS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS (Gen Surg), PGCE

Professional Memberships

Honorary University fellow – Peninsula medical school, HCSA, ACPGBI- Association of Coloproctology, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and MDDUS

NHS base

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Clinic Times

Fridays predominantly/ however flexibly seen other days/ contact secretary

01872302805