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I am UK trained Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and I am on the GMC's Specialist register of Pediatric Surgery.
I have exclusive Paediatric Practice and I joined University Hospital of Wales in 2010 after completion of training and subspecialist Paediatric Urology experience at the Great Ormond Street Hospital and Evelina London Hospital (Guy's and St Thomas')
I was involved in research works and major change in practice for follow up of babies born with hydronephroses (MCh Thesis) and patients with abdominal sepsis after surgery (MS Thesis)
My work at St Thomas' hospital focused on the management of patients with severe constipation and explored the role of Botulinum Toxin.
I have developed laparoscopic urological surgery and complex hypospadias surgery at Cardiff.
I enjoy recommend working in collaboration with other specialities to facilitate management of patients with complex medical problems.
I am the Lead for Bladder service which looks after patients with a range of bladder dysfunction and my team has now invigorated the adolescent urology services and working on introduction of new treatment modalities
I look after the entire range of emergency general paediatric surgery routine and complex paediatric urology/ prenatal and post natal counselling/ followups/ bladder bowel dysfunction
Secretary: Debbie Frampton
Areas of interest
Management of Children from 0-18 years of age
General Paediatric surgery; Foreskin problems,
Inguinal-Genital conditions: Inguinal hernia; hydrocele;undescended testes; impalpable testis; varicocele; hypospadias, skin lumps and Bumps eg lipoma; lymph nodes; thyrogloassal cyst; pilomatroxoma
Surgical approaches: Laparoscopic and open.
Antenatal counselling for intestinal and kidney pathologies
Subspecialist interest : Paediatric Urology: Hypospadias, Urinary tract infections
Specialist Bladder assessment;
Treatment of Urinary reflux.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Clinical Risk management
Herniotomy in infants,
Hypospadias: parents' perception and internet usage,
Review of Blunt abdominal Trauma in South Wales
Outcome of patients with NEC
Music and reading
I understand Gujrati
Courses offered to GPs
2nd May 2014 at the Spire Hospital
May 2016: Spire Cardiff
I am happy top organise a GP education meeting at request
Infection rate 0%
Readmission rate 0%
- MCh (paediatric Surgery) University of Bombay (Mumbai), India 1996
- FRCS (Edinburghs and Glasgow) 1999
- FRCS(paeds) Royal College of Surgeons 2008
Details of entry to specialist register
- Aruna Abhyankar, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
European Society of Pediatric Urology
British Association of Paediatric Urologists
British Medical Association
Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons
Noah's Ark Children's Hospital of Wales
Medical Defence Union
- BMI Bishops Wood Hospital, HA6 2JW
- 12:00 - 14:00
- 01923 835814
- Spire Cardiff Hospital, CF23 8XL
- 17:30 - 19:30
- 029 2073 5515
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
For operative procedure, arrangements for any emergency review are explained to patients clearly as each patient's needs are unique.