Mr Rajan Veeratterapillay graduated from Newcastle University with distinction in 2006 and undertook specialist training in urology in the North East before completing his FRCS(Urol) examination in 2014. He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and renal transplantation at the Freeman Hospital before being appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon in 2016.
Mr Veeratterapillay specialises in laparoscopic nephrectomy (keyhole surgery) for kidney cancer. His other interests include stone surgery and laser surgery for benign prostate problems. He holds an Honorary Consultant post with Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust and offers outpatient general urology services at Wansbeck Hospital.
Mr Veeratterapillay has published widely in the field of urology and has experience of systematic review (including Cochrane) and has contributed to guidelines for the European Association of Urology (EAU).
He has received a number of awards for presentations at international conferences and won the American Urology Association Resident Bowl Award in 2014. He is actively involved in medical education including simulation training for junior surgeons. His research interests include renal cancer, urinary stone disease and surgical aspects of renal transplantation.