Professor P. N. Haray



GMC number: 4146805

Practicing since: 1994


General Surgery

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Professor P.N. Haray is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon based at Prince Charles Hospital, in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, where he has established a comprehensive colorectal service. He brings years of experience to his private colorectal consultant practice at Nuffield Health, South Wales leading private hospital and private clinics in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Professor Haray is also an External Professor of Coloproctology, at the Faculty of Health Sciences in the University of South Wales, Pontypridd since 2000.

Before locating in South Wales, Professor Haray completed his medical education and achieved a Masters in Surgery in Bombay, India prior to coming to the UK in 1991. He then completed Higher Training in Surgery through various hospitals in Wales, specialising in Colorectal, Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery. He also undertook a visiting fellowship with the colorectal unit at the Cleveland Clinic in the USA prior to his appointment as a Consultant Surgeon in 1996. For details access 

Haray’s passion for education has culminated in the launch of a new educational website for colorectal disease aimed at patient education as well as staff training (first of its kind in the world) This website is constantly being upgraded with material about different procedures being added in on a regular basis.

Professor Haray has also won several awards including the Winner of the Best Hospital Doctor (Surgery) in the UK, and Best Surgical Trainer in Wales. He has an active interest in surgical research and teaching with over 150 publications/presentations and is a regular invited speaker at local and international conferences. Over the past 10 years, he has also been involved in training established consultant surgeons across the UK and Internationally in the techniques of laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

Special interests

  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) colorectal surgery, and is the most experienced laparoscopic colorectal surgeon         in Wales providing this technique in over 90% of bowel operations.
  • Early diagnosis and surgical treatment of bowel cancer. 
  • Benign conditions such as diverticular disease, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis etc.
  • Day Case/Outpatient treatment for a variety of conditions including fissures, fistula, haemorrhoids etc.
  • Pioneer in THD operation for haemorrhoids
  • Colonoscopy and other endoscopy procedures.

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Treatments and tests offered by Professor P. N. Haray at Nuffield Health

  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Ileostomy
  • Transanal haemorrhoid dearterialisation (THD)
  • Abdominoperineal resection

Locations Professor P. N. Haray works with

Related experience

Other posts held

  • Prince Charles Hospital
  • Cwm Taf Health Board

Insurers Professor P. N. Haray works with

Professor P. N. Haray works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA


Professor P. N. Haray does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor P. N. Haray does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor P. N. Haray does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.