Mr Shanmugam Vetrivel


  • Specialities General Surgery
  • Telephone 0191 2816131
  • Year of first qualification 1983
  • GMC Number 4039729
  • Fax 0191 2811379


Mr Vetrivel is a Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, with over 25 years’ experience. He has been a Consultant at Sunderland Royal Hospital for 23 years and has been in private practice in the North East of England for over 20 years. He specialises in the treatment of arterial and venous problems and hernias. He offers the whole range of treatments for varicose veins and thread veins such as radiofrequency ablation, foam sclerotherapy and microsclerotherapy and Veinwave. He performs open and keyhole surgery for hernias, and removal of skin and soft tissue lumps. He has a good reputation among colleagues and patients in NHS and private practice.

Mr Vetrivel is a member of various professional bodies. He is also a keen sportsman, playing tennis and golf regularly.   


  • Weekly Wednesday 19:00 - 20:00
  • Weekly Friday 14:00 -15:00


Current posts

  • Sutherland Royal Hospital, City Hospitals Sutherland NHS Foundation Trust


Arterial and Venous problems.Hernias

Skin and superficial soft tissue lumps.

Personal interests

Sport, mainly tennis and golf.


Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Medical Association
  • Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association
  • British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin


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

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

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