Mr Amir Darakhshan: General surgery

Mr Amir Darakhshan

London Colorectal Group

General surgery


  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Mr Darakhshan is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon specialising in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Pelvic Floor disorders, with an expertise in Laparoscopic Surgery and colorectal cancer, reflecting his sub-specialty work at Guy’s and St Thomas' Hospitals.

Areas of interest

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease); Colon cancer; Pelvic floor surgery; Incontinence (urine / faeces); Rectal bleeding; Haemorrhoids ("piles"); Complex anal fistula; Fissures; Pilonidal sinus; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Endoscopy - lower and upper GI (Colonoscopy / gastroscopy); Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Hernias, including inguinal hernia;

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Procedures completed

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (>50)


  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)


  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)


  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)


  • H5530

    Closure of anal fistula using a suturable bioprosthetic or synthetic plugs - (5-50)


  • H5520

    Laying open of high anal fistula (fistulotomy) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)


  • S2503

    Local flap - 9cm2 or more (including graft/flap to secondary defect) - (1-5)


  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (1-5)


  • H5510

    Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)


  • H5800

    Drainage through perineal region (including ischio-rectal abscess) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)


  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

  • T2620

    Repair of recurrent incisional or ventral hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)


  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • T2012

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)

  • T2100

    Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - (1-5)


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