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Last updated: 18 Jun 2020
- Lower GI surgery
Mr Arjun Takhar was appointed as a Consultant in Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and General Surgery at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Trust in 2013. He graduated from the University of Nottingham Medical School with a BMed Sci in Biochemistry in addition to his medical degree (BM BS). He completed his basic surgical training in Birmingham including the post of Honorary Clinical Lecturer in the Division of Anatomy at Birmingham Medical School.
Mr Takhar went on to complete a PhD by thesis in Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Academic Unit of Cancer Studies at the University of Nottingham under the supervision of Professor Brian Rowlands and the late Professor Susan Watson. During his time in formal research, Mr Takhar was shortlisted for the Patey Prize and the SET for Britain Millenium Medal for Britain’s Younger Scientists. He completed higher surgical training with specialization in Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) Surgery and Liver Transplantation in the West Midlands with time predominantly spent at the renowned Birmingham Liver Unit. This was followed by a year long Fellowship in Laparoscopic HPB Surgery under the mentorship of Mr Neil Pearce at Southampton General Hospital. Mr Takhar was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in General Surgery in 2010 and the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in March 2013.
Areas of interest
benign and malignant disorders of the liver; gall bladder conditions; pancreas operations; minimally invasive surgical techniques in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumours in the abdomen and in multi-organ resections for large abdominal tumours.
- Debbie Brooks
- Spire Southampton Hospital Chalybeate Close SOUTHAMPTON SO16 6UY
- 023 8076 4352
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Sanjay Gupta Not Fee Assured
- Dr Yogasundaram Arunan Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant HPB Surgeon, Southampton General Hospital
Reference number 4554259
- Spire Hospital, Chalybeate Close, Southampton,...
- 08:30 - 12:00
- 023 8076 4352
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
Spire Hospital, Chalybeate Close, Southampton, SO16 6UY. For post surgical problems call Ward 3 and the nursing staff will assist. 02380 775544 x2434