Mr Chokkalingam Arun

MB BS, MD, FRCS (Glas), FRCS(Gen Surg)


Mr Arun's specialist interest is colorectal surgery including colorectal cancer surgery, laparoscopic colorectal surgery and also endoscopy procedures such as upper GI endoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.

His other main areas of interest are bowel continence and pelvic floor disease, pilonidal diseases and anorectal conditions-haemorroids and anal fistula management.

He also has an interest in general surgery performing laparoscopic cholecystectomy - gall bladder surgery, laparoscopic inguinal/ incisional hernia repair and open hernia surgery.


  • Bi Weekly Monday AM
  • Other days and times by arrangement


Current posts

  • Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny

Member of

  • Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


Research degree on tumour marker in colorectal cancer performed in University of Leicester.

Higher General Surgical Training - Mid Trent Surgical Rotation, Nottingham. (Training centre for Laparoscopic Colorectal surgery and tertiary centre for colorectal surgery)


Mr Chokkalingam Arun works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Medical Care Direct
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Mr Chokkalingam Arun does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Chokkalingam Arun does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Chokkalingam Arun does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.