Mr Immanuel was appointed as a Consultant in general and upper gastrointestinal surgery at the Northern Oesophago-Gastric Unit in 2011. This was following a two year fellowship at the upper gastrointestinal and hepato-pancreatic and biliary unit at the Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide, Australia. He has had further training in minimally invasive techniques including robotic surgery in Japan, Hong Kong, China, Netherlands and Germany.
He has pioneered robotic oesophago-gastric surgery in Newcastle
and currently performs the most number of robotic oesophago-gastric resections
in the United Kingdom and specialises in advanced
laparoscopic and robotic surgical management of benign oesophago-gastric
conditions and a minimally invasive approach (robotic ) to cancer of the
oesophagus and stomach. Mr Immanuel also specialises in therapeutic endoscopy,
ERCP and endoscopic resectional approach to early gastric and oesophageal
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Arul Immanuel at Nuffield Health
- Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatogram (or ERCP)
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
- Reflux surgery (fundoplication)
- Hernia repair
- Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
- Medical Protection Society
Other posts held
- Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon, Royal Victoria Infirmary
Insurers Mr Arul Immanuel works with
Mr Arul Immanuel works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
Mr Arul Immanuel does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Arul Immanuel does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Arul Immanuel does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.