Mr Rajiv Pillai (m)

Consultant Urological Surgeon

QualificationsMBBS, MS, MSc, FRCS (Urol), FEBU

Main NHS base:

  • Colchester Hospital University NHS Trust and Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon, Mid Essex Hospital NHS Trust

Clinical interests:

Urological cancers

Benign prostate diseases

Bladder/kidney stone disease

Andrology and Men’s health

Bladder cancer and Prostate cancer

Urinary tract infections

Specialist clinical interests:

  • Open and laparoscopic prostatectomy
  • Lararoscopic and open cystectomy
  • Partial nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic/open nephrectomy

Training & background:

After qualifying with first class honours in medical sciences, Mr Pillai underwent extensive training in general surgery for 4 years . Following his membership examinations from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, he undertook a period of full-time clinical research in bladder cancer at the Imperial College, London, which led to the award of a MSc degree. His specialist urology training took place in the Eastern Deanery, predominantly in Norwich and Cambridge. Mr Pillai has sub-specialty training in urological cancer surgery, particularly for the kidney ,bladder and prostate cancer. He offers minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery for these conditions. Mr Pillai maintains an active interest in clinical research, currently leading several clinical research projects in prostate & bladder cancer at Colchester General Hospital.

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Consulting alternative weeks       A/H: Ad Hoc

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