Mr Nicholas West: General surgery
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Mr Nicholas West

General surgery

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
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Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Mr Nick West graduated at St George’s Hospital Medical School, London and spent his basic surgical training at St George’s Hospital.

He was subsequently appointed to the South West Thames Higher Surgical Training Programme during which time he undertook a period of research both at St George’s and St Mark’s Hospitals, London investigating the chemoprevention of colorectal cancer via the prevention of colorectal polyps; this work was subsequently awarded a MD thesis.

His sub-specialty training in colorectal surgery, with an interest in minimally invasive and laparoscopic techniques, including a post-CCT laparoscopic fellowship, was spent at Frimley Park Hospital and Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford.

Areas of interest

General Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Colonoscopy; Coloproctology; Endoscopy; Laparoscopic Surgery; Hernia Repair Surgery; Minimal Access Surgery; Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery; Proctology; Sigmoidoscopy; Cholecystectomy; Gallstone / Gallbladder symptoms; Primary repair of inguinal hernia; Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia; Laparoscopic repair of recurrent inguinal hernia; Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia; Repair of umbilical hernia; Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD); Appendicectomy; Appendix; Laying open of high anal fistula; Laparoscopic anterior resection - high; Laparoscopic anterior resection - low; Anterior resection - high; Anterior resection - low; Haemorrhoidectomy; Banding of haemorrhoids; Haemorrhoidal artery ligation operation (HALO and RAR);

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Procedures completed

  • H2002

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

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (5-50)

    (1-5)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • L7032

    Haemorrhoidal artery ligation operation (including image-guided) +/- recto anal prolapse repair - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • G8083

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

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H4430

    Examination of rectum under anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • H4800

    Excision of lesion of anus - (1-5)

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H5101

    Laser haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

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