Mr. Rajiv Pillai is a highly experienced Consultant Urological Surgeon practicing at Colchester General Hospital and privately at the Oaks Hospital, The Chelmsford Hospital and the Baddow hospital. He’s also a visiting uro-oncological surgeon at Broomfield hospital running a specialist cancer clinic offering complex major urological cancer operations to the mid Essex population.
Following his membership examinations from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, he undertook a period of full-time clinical research in bladder cancer at the Imperial College, London, which led to the award of a Masters degree. His specialist urology training took place in the Eastern Deanery, predominantly in Norwich and Cambridge. Mr Pillai has subspecialty training in urological cancer surgery, particularly for the kidney, bladder and prostate cancer. He offers minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery for these conditions. Mr Pillai maintains an active interest in clinical research, currently leading several clinical research projects in prostate & bladder cancer at the Colchester General Hospital.
Mr. Pillai has performed approximately 200 major complex cancer operations of the kidney, bladder and prostate in the last 2 years. In addition to major urological cancer work he’s also an expert in general urological conditions such as mens health, urinary tract disorders, urinary infections, prostate disorders, male urinary incontinence, urinary stones, impotence, ejaculatory problems, infertility, disorders of the testis and penis.