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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Lower GI surgery
Ms Jeyarajah started as a consultant with the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust in October 2017. She is the only female colorectal surgeon at the Trust and one of a small minority nationally.
She qualified from Nottingham University Medical School and completed higher surgical training in the Northeast Thames region, with a final year in Specialty Laparoscopic training. During the course of her training she has completed her research degree in Diverticular Disease and Epidemiology at Kings College London. In addition, she has worked on design and project management for surgical simulation applications for both educational and theatre work flow settings. She is a faculty member of the CCrISP, ATLS and Basic Surgical Skills courses and forms part of the National Surgical Higher Training Selection Committee.
Her surgical interests include surgical treatment of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, gall bladder disease, hernia surgery and all minor proctological conditions. She performs lower gastro-intestinal endoscopy.
She has sub-specialist expertise in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and coloproctology.
She is married and has two children. She is an active long distance runner, enjoys tennis and is a keen baker.
Areas of interest
Her specialist interests include:
Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for:
Colon and rectal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease
Diagnostic and interventional colonoscopy
Groin and abdominal wall hernias
Pelvic floor problems
Anaesthetists worked with
Ms Santhini Jeyarajah has worked with Dr Gary Yap at the following hospitals:
- Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Lister Hospital, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Reference number 6054835