Dr. Nigel RajaretnamEndocrine Surgery, Upper GI Surgery
He obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2019. He undertook further post fellowship specialist training in Endocrine and Bariatric Surgery in Waikato Hospital in Hamilton in 2019. After completion of the Fellowship, he worked as a Consultant Surgeon at Waikato Hospital. At that time, he was the clinical lead for the nutrition support team, and was a supervisor for house officers and interns, along with teaching students at the University of Auckland.
He maintains an active interest in academic surgery, and has published papers in many peer reviewed journals. He is a peer reviewer for the World Journal of Surgical Oncology. He is a sub-investigator for the Neo-AEGIS(Neoadjuvant trial in Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus and Esophago-Gastric Junction International Study) multinational randomised controlled trial. He continues to be involved with research and is involved with international research collaboratives.
He has completed his second Fellowship in Dublin, Ireland in July 2022. He was the Fellow in UGI Surgery at the National Centre for Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer at St James's Hospital, Dublin under Professors Reynolds, Ravi and Dr. Donohoe. His fellowship focussed on resectional UGI Surgery and Interventional Endoscopy including Endotherapy. Along with this Fellowship role, he was an Assistant Professor in Surgery at Trinity College, Dublin.
Dr Rajaretnam is a Consultant Surgeon with specialty interest in Endocrine Surgery and Upper GI Surgery, working in Te Whatu Ora (Southern) at Dunedin Hospital. He is also the Clinical Senior Lecturer in the school of Medicine at the University of Otago
BA, MB, BCh, BAO (Hons. Dubl), MRCS, FRACS
Accredited at the Following Hospitals
Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin
Mercy Hospital, Dunedin
Thyroid Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Adrenal Surgery
Upper GI Surgery (Resectional, Non resectional and Bariatric)
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Member of New Zealand Association of General Surgeons
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland)
Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Otago
Consultant Endocrine and Upper GI Surgeon, Intus Dunedin
Consultant Endocrine and Upper GI Surgeon, Dunedin Hospital
89 Great King Street
(03) 977 5977