Mr Shayanthan Nanthakumaran

Mr Shayanthan Nanthakumaran

MB ChB

General Surgery

Recommended by 1 specialist
22 years of experience
10 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.92

Top feedback

“Such a kind and helpful man. Made me feel so relaxed and confident from the 1st time we met. “
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Subspecialties

  • Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4699918
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    Albyn Hospital

    21-24 Albyn Pl, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB10 1RW
    116 reviews

    About

    Mr Shayanthan Nanthakumaran is a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon currently based at the private practice BMI Albyn Hospital. His current post is Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Grampian. His areas of specialism are general surgery and upper gastrointestinal surgery. His areas of interest include Bariatric/Weight loss Surgery; Antireflux Surgery; GallBladder Surgery and Hernia Surgery.

    Mr Nanthakumaran qualified in medicine at the University of Aberdeen in 2000 with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees. He completed a Doctorate of Medicine in 2010 at the University of Aberdeen and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2010. He has many professional memberships include British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society.

    In addition, Mr Nanthakumaran offers courses to GPs regarding Bariatric Surgery and is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen Medical School. He teaches the medical student and leads the General Surgery Teaching at the University of Aberdeen.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Weight Loss Surgery
    • Acid Reflux
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Procedures

    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Gastric Balloon
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Hiatus Hernia Surgery
    • Umbilical Hernia Repair
    • Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Weight Loss
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    Education

    • MBChB University of Aberdeen 2000
    • FRCS Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2010
    • MD University of Aberdeen 2010
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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.92
    Acid Reflux Surgery
    5/12
    Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    4/12
    Hernia
    3/12
    Inguinal Hernia
    2/12
    Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery
    2/12
    Hiatus Hernia
    1/12
    Open Hernia Repair
    1/12
    Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
    1/12
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Such a kind and helpful man. Made me feel so relaxed and confident from the 1st time we met.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (4/5)
    His calm manner put me at ease. He explained everything in a clear, concise way, making me feel as relaxed as possible going for surgery
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I was exceptionally looked after from the very first appointment. Looked after with professional care and attention. I am so happy with the results and the whole experience.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Received excellent care , from initial consultation through pre operation discussion on procedure & planning of same & actual operation & aftercare. All steps were clearly explained & discussed in an open & empathetic manner.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Me Shayanthan Nanthakumaran is a thoroughly professional, competent and congenial medical practitioner.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Comprehensive explanation of procedure, very approachable.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Superb total performance by Shay and his team.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very good
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    My experience with Dr Kurmanathan was very positive. After initial consultation I felt I had been listened to and left feeling hopeful and reassured. Surgery was a great success and always felt help was on hand for any problems. I was treated respectfully with care at all times. I would have no hesitation going to Dr Kurmanathan again.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Shay was an absolute professional from start to finish. He explained my procedure and the possible side effects and listened to my concerns.
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Mr Steven Hamilton
    Mr Steven Hamilton
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Mr Nanthakumaran is a highly skilled and knowledgeable General Surgeon, with specific interests in keyhole, gastrointestinal and weight-loss surgery. I would happily have Mr Nanthakumaran as my surgeon."

    05-02-2021

    Recommended for:
    Oesophagitis, Heart Burn, Acid Reflux
    , Gallstones, Hernia, Bowel Cancer, Femoral Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, Appendicitis, Obesity, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Oesophageal Cancer, Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)

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