Mr Siraj Rajaratnam

Mr Siraj Rajaratnam

Consultant at Waitemata Endoscopy
Mr Siraj Rajaratnam

Qualifications
MBChB 2003 (Auckland), FRACS 2010 (General Surgery)

Title or Designation
Colorectal and General Surgeon and Endoscopist

Special Clinical Interests

Siraj specialises in the management of the full range of colorectal conditions including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease, and minor anorectal conditions such as haemorrhoids, fissures, and fistulas. He has a particular interest in pelvic floor disorders such as rectal prolapse and faecal incontinence.

Siraj also provides colonoscopy and general surgery such as gallbladder, hernia and skin surgery.

Professional Profile

Siraj is a New Zealand born and trained General Surgeon. He has sub-specialty expertise in Colorectal Surgery and has been a consultant surgeon at Waitemata DHB since February 2013.

Siraj has completed prestigious colorectal fellowships in Cambridge and Oxford, United Kingdom, where he gained expertise in modern surgical techniques such as laparoscopic colorectal surgery and Doppler-guided haemorrhoidal artery ligation (HALO).

Full Registration Date
12 December 2003

Vocational Scope
General Surgery

Current Membership of Professional/other bodies

Siraj is a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) and the New Zealand Association of General Surgeons (NZAGS).

Siraj is the current Chair of the Northern Cancer Network Bowel Tumour Stream, a member of the National Bowel Cancer Working Group, and a Fellowship examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Practising at
Waitemata Endoscopy located at Northern Clinic at Southern Cross Hospital, North Harbour Campus, 212 Wairau Road, 0629
Waitemata District Health Board

Consulting at
Waitemata Specialist Centre – 15 Shea Terrace, Takapuna 0622 – Phone 09 4412750
Rodney Surgical Centre