Arul Immanuel MS MD FRCS

Prof Immanuel was appointed as a Consultant in General and Upper Gastrointestinal surgery at the Northern Oesophago-Gastric Unit in 2011 and is an Visiting Professor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR University in Chennai . Preceding his appointment to the Northern Oesophagogastric Unit he undertook a two year fellowship at the Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreatic and Biliary Unit at the Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide, Australia.

He specialises in robotic and advanced laparoscopic surgical management for benign oesophago-gastric conditions and has recently initiated a minimally invasive approach to cancer of the oesophagus and stomach following a visit to Hong Kong and China. He also specialise in therapeutic endoscopy, and and established an endoscopic resectional approach to early gastric and oesophageal tumours.