Clinical Surgery

Andrew Tambyraja

Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Andrew Tambyraja

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Clinical Interests

Mr Tambyraja’s clinical interests lie in the management of diseases of the circulation. He has a particular interest in the application of endovascular and minimally invasive techniques.

Appointments and Activities


  • Basic Surgical Training – South East Scotland Training Programme, 2000-2002
  • Lecturer in Clinical Surgery – University of Edinburgh, 2002-2004
  • Higher Surgical Training – South East Scotland Training Programme, 2004-2011
  • Honorary Clinical Tutor in Surgery – University of Edinburgh, 2005-2013
  • Edward B Diethrich Travelling Fellow – Arizona Heart Institute, 2009
  • British Society of Endovascular Therapy Training Fellow – Leicester Royal Infirmary, 2010-2011
  • Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Honorary Senior Lecturer – Aberdeen Royal Infirmary & University of Aberdeen, 2012-2013
  • International Scholar - Society for Vascular Surgery (USA), 2013
  • Quality Improvement Fellow - NHS Education Scotland, 2015-2016
  • International Surgical Education Scholar - American College of Surgeons, 2017


Mr Tambyraja returned to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon in January 2014. He has an active role in teaching and training and is the Programme Director of the Edinburgh Postgraduate ChM in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. He maintains an active interest in clinical research and sits on the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Surgery.


  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMedSci Hons), University of Nottingham, 1996
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (BM, BS), University of Nottingham, 1998
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD Distinction), University of Edinburgh, 2009
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCSEd), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2009