Mr Tan Arulampalam

Mr Tan Arulampalam

MBBS MD FRCS

General Surgery

30 years of experience
19 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.96

Bedside Manner

4.96

Explanation

4.88

Top feedback

“Very reassuring although I was a bit nervous he explained clearly what was going to happen . During the procedure he was also excellent. And I felt that he explained in very easy to understand way . “
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Subspecialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3676295
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    Practices worked at

    LycaHealth Canary Wharf

    1 West Ferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom, E14 4HD
    259 reviews

    9 Harley Street

    9 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 9QY
    239 reviews

    Oaks Hospital

    120 Mile End Road, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO4 5XR
    97 reviews

    Phoenix Hospital Chelmsford

    Essex Healthcare Park, West Hanningfield Road, Chelmsford, United Kingdom, CM2 8FR
    38 reviews

    About

    Mr Tan Arulampalam is a Consultant General Surgeon with over two decades of experience in was lower GI surgery. He is based at the Ramsay Oaks Hospital, Harley Street and Lyca Health Canary Wharf.

    Mr Arulampalam gained his Medical Degree at the University of London St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, followed by Basic Surgical Training at Barts, Whipps Cross Hospital, Homerton Hospital, the National Hospital Queen Square and the Royal London Hospital. His specialist Higher Surgical Training was completed at Oldchurch, Whittington, Chase Farm and Colchester Hospitals with the award of Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996 and Intercollegiate Exam in 2003. During this period, he undertook a two year research post at the Department of Surgery and Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College London where he was awarded a Trustees Grant to study molecular imaging of colorectal cancer. After being awarded the David Dunn Fellowship by the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, he then spent 3 months in Rome under Professor Cristiano Huscher completing his laparoscopic training. He was later awarded the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Travelling Fellowship (2007) as well as a Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Grant (2008).

    Procedures

    • Gastroscopy
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Coloproctology
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Laparoscopy
    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Gallbladder Cancer
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    Education

    • St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, University of London
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (1992)
    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1996)
    • Honorary Fellow of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka
    • Intercollegiate Examination (2003)
    • MD (University of London 2003)
    • David Dunn Fellowship (Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland) (2003)
    • Association of Surgeons Overseas Travelling fellowship
    • Royal College of Surgeon of England Research Grant
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    Reviews

    4.93 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.96
    Bedside Manner
    4.96
    Explanation
    4.88
    Gastroscopy
    19/97
    Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    13/97
    Hernia
    8/97
    Colorectal Surgery
    7/97
    Open Hernia Repair
    6/97
    Endoscopy (OGD)
    5/97
    Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
    5/97
    Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    3/97
    Coloproctology
    3/97
    Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    3/97
    Gallstones
    3/97
    Bowel Cancer
    1/97
    Gallstone Surgery
    1/97
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    1/97
    Laparoscopy
    1/97
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    Patient seen for:
    Very reassuring although I was a bit nervous he explained clearly what was going to happen . During the procedure he was also excellent. And I felt that he explained in very easy to understand way .
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Absolutely excellent from start to finish. Went above and beyond to ensure I understood the procedure both before and after. Followed up with a phone call on Saturday morning to check I was ok and advise on pain control.
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    Polite informative and efficient.
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    Very caring man, explained the procedure in depth. All round caring staff.
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    Always very polite and friendly. Explains everything he is doing
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    From consultation to procedure I was put at ease. Everything was explained perfectly and I couldn’t recommend enough.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    From the first moment I felt completely at ease with Mr Tan Arulampalam. He was so easy to talk to and understanding, he explained everything clearly and I felt fully confident being in his care. I could not have wished for a better or more thorough consultation.
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    Mr Tan Arulampalam

    Thank you. That is good to know and will reassure others. All the best. Tan

    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Explanation (5/5)
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    He was recommended by a relative who had been treated by him as the man to go to. Best decision we made - very professional, empathetic and trusting. I have the utmost confidence in him.
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    Mr Tan Arulampalam

    Thank you. I appreciate how much anxiety there is when one needs tests. All the best Tan

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
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    Very reassuring
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
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    We were seen very quickly and mr tan was very thorough with my son and explained everything clearly
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