About me


Mr. Veeranna Shatkar

                                             MBBS, MS, FRCS (Gen Surg)

I am a Consultant General Surgeon (General Surgery, Emergency Surgery and Colorectal Surgery), providing care to patients from Essex and Greater London. 

My NHS practice is based at Queen's Hospital, Romford and I provide private care at the Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, Spire Hartswood Hospital and Spire London East Hospital.

Professional Profile

I am a consultant General Surgeon, Colorectal surgeon and GI endoscopist providing care at NHS and private hospitals. I am the General Surgery Lead at the BHR NHS Trust, Romford.

After completion of specialist surgical training, I have pursued my interest in emergency general surgery, colorectal surgery and proctology.

At the trust, I led the service development for the minimally invasive treatments in proctology

( Haemorrhoids, Fissure, Fistula, Pilonidal sinus ) including Rafaelo procedure, Epsit, Vaaft, THD and Botox injection for anal fissure. 

I have a keen interest in medical education. I am the Lead for BHR Academy of Surgery.

I am committed to provide a personalised care to my patients.

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)

  • Medical Defence Union (MDU)

  • World Society of Emergency Surgery

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)

  • British Medical Association (BMA)

Research interests

I have a keen interest in General Emergency surgery and Coloproctology and have published in peer-reviewed journals. Details can be found on ResearchGate​ (opens in a new window)


I am an ardent cricket fan and love listening to music. I am married to a doctor and we have two beautiful daughters.