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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

Based at: Duchy Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

GMC Number


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

Go to hospital website