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. After completion of specialist surgical training, I have pursued my interest in emergency general surgery and colorectal surgery. I am the General Surgery lead at the BHR NHS Trust.

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 and Colorectal Surgery 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.

Mr. Veeranna Shatkar  MBBS, MS, FRCS

Consultant General, Emergency, Colorectal Surgeon and GI Endoscopist


Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, 

Shenfield Rd, Brentwood CM15 8EH Tel: 01277 887446

Spire Hartswood. Eagle Way, Great Warley, Warley, Brentwood CM13 3LE  Tel: 01277 232525

Spire London East Hospital (Roding Hospital)

Roding Ln S, Woodford, Ilford IG4 5PZ Tel: 020 85511100