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Miss Katharine Emma Bevan

General surgery

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  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Miss Katharine Bevan qualified from The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine (University of London) in 1998 having also completed a BSc in Clinical Immunology. She completed her Basic surgical training on the south coast in Bournemouth, Poole and Southampton hospitals. Her higher surgical training was in the Wessex region at Portsmouth, Southampton, Salisbury and Bournemouth Hospitals. Her final year of training was completed in Basingstoke Hospital, a tertiary referral centre for both low rectal cancer (TME) and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. During this time she attained her CCST.

Miss Bevan was appointed as the Covidien laparoscopic colorectal fellow at Basingstoke in 2009. During this year as well as personally gaining experience in all aspects of laparoscopic colorectal surgery she also assisted in training other colorectal surgeons these specialist laparoscopic techniques. Miss Bevan was appointed to Bedford Hospital, as a Consultant in laparoscopic colorectal and general surgery in 2011.

Her special interests are primarily in surgery for both colorectal cancer and benign colorectal conditions (such as diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease). She also provides a surgical service for benign anorectal conditions such as rectal prolapse, anal fistula, anal fissure, haemorrhoidal surgery and cleft closure for pilonidal disease. In addition her practice includes laparoscopic cholecystectomy and abdominal wall hernia repairs (both laparoscopically and open).

Areas of interest

Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Colorectal surgery (lower GI);
Laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery, for colorectal cancer and benign colonic conditions; Diverticular disease;
Inflammatory bowel disease;
Colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, gastroscopy;
Abdominal wall hernias (laparoscopic and open);
Incisional hernias (laparoscopic and open);
Inguinal hernias (open);
Umbilical hernia (laparoscopic and open);
Paraumbilical hernias (laparoscopic and open);
Fistula, Fistula in ano;
Anal fissure;
Botulinum toxin for anal fissure;
Skin tags;
Pilonidal sinus disease, Cleft lift;
prolapse surgery
Haemorrhoids, piles, banding, haemorrhoidectomy, doppler guided haemorrhoidal artery ligation;
Rectal bleeding;
Anal pain;
Skin lesions (lipoma, sebaceous cyst, skin tags);
Change in bowel habit, constipation, diarrhoea;
Faecal incontinence;
Gallstones, biliary colic, cholecystectomy (laparoscopic and open);
Appendicectomy (laparoscopic and open);

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