SpecialitiesColonoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Medical expertise and background of Mr Siraj Rajaratnam
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.
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
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.
Waitemata Endoscopy North, 212 Wairau Road, Wairau Valley, 0627
North Shore Hospital, Auckland
Waitakere Hospital, Auckland
Waitemata Specialist Centre – 15 Shea Terrace, Takapuna 0622, Phone 09 441 2750 for appointments
Rodney Surgical Centre