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- Lower GI surgery
I undertook my surgical training in Yorkshire and London culminating in two fellowships at St. Mark's Hospital, Harrow in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and complex colorectal disease.
I was awarded an MD degree for research into the genetic profile of colorectal cancer and completed a fellowship in medical management.
I retain an interest in clinical research and pursue roles in medical publishing and surgical education in the UK and Europe.
Areas of interest
Colon and rectal cancer; Inflammatory bowel disease; Diverticular disease; Colonoscopy; Functional bowel disease - prolapse and incontinence; Gallbladder disease; Abdominal wall hernia; Anal fissure; Fistula-in ano; Haemorrhoids
- Michael Baxter
- The Shalbourne Suite The Brunel Treatment Centre Great Western Hospital Marlborough Road SWINDON SN3 6BB
- 01793 646067
- 01793 646064
- Sarah Rothery
- BMI The Ridgeway Hospital Moormead Road Wroughton SWINDON SN4 9DD
- 01793 816062
Anaesthetists worked with
- Swindon Consultant Anaesthetists Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Perioperative risk stratification
Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS)
Natural history of colorectal disease
Active and Passive Compliance in an Enhanced Recovery Programme
Thorn CC, White I, Burch J, Malietzis G, Kennedy R, Jenkins JT
Int J Colorectal Dis 2016; 31(7): 1329-39
Predictive Factors for successful colonic stenting in acute large bowel obstruction: a 15-year cohort analysis
Boyle DJ, Thorn C, Saini A, Elton C, Atkin G, Mitchell IC, Lotzof K, Marcus A, Mathur P
Dis Colon Rectum 2015; 58(3): 358-62
The Prevention and Treatment of Complications in Proctology (Book chapter)
Thorn CC and Warusavitarne JH
Treatment of Postoperative complications after Digestive Surgery 2013: 267-287
The Waterlow Score for risk assessment in surgical patients
Thorn CC, Smith M, Aziz O, Holme T
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2013; 95(1): 52-56
Utility of the Surgical Apgar Score in a District General Hospital
Thorn CC, Chan M, Sinha N, Harrison RA
World J Surg 2012 May; 36(5):1066-73
Oligonucleotide microarray expression profiling of contrasting invasive phenotypes in colorectal cancer (Book chapter)
Thorn CC, Williams D, Freeman TC.
Methods Mol Biol. 2011;755:203-21.
Giant cystic lymphangioma in childhood: a rare differential for the acute abdomen
Talukdar S, Alagaratnam S, Sinha A, Thorn C, Elton C
BMJ Case Reports 2011; DOI: 10.1136/bcr.04.2011.4105
Pancreatic and peri-pancreatic somatostatinomas
Williamson JML, Thorn CC, Spalding D, Williamson RCN
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2011; 93: 356-60
The feasibility and role of laparoscopic surgery in rectal cancer
Thorn CC, Mathur P, Elton C
Current Colorectal Cancer Reports 2011;7(1): 80-88.
Laser microdissection expression profiling of marginal edges of colorectal tumours reveals evidence of increased lactate metabolism in the aggressive phenotype
Thorn CC, Freeman TC, Scott N, Guillou PJ, Jayne DG
Gut 2009; 58: 404-412
The impact of spontaneous tumour perforation on outcome following colon cancer surgery.
Abdelrazeq AS, Scott N, Thorn C, Verbeke CS, Ambrose NS, Botterill ID, Jayne DG.
Colorectal Disease 2008 Oct;10(8):775-80
Which factors affect lymph node yield in surgery for rectal cancer?
Thorn CC, Woodcock NP, Scott N, Verbeke CS, Scott SB, Ambrose NS
Colorectal Disease 2004 Sep;6(5):356-61
Lymph node retrieval after neoadjuvant radiotherapy for rectal adenocarcinoma.
Scott NS, Thorn CC, Jayne DJ
Journal of Clinical Pathology 2004 Mar;57(3):335-6.
Courses offered to GPs
Colorectal and General Surgical Diseases on request.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBBS University of London 1998
- MD University of Leeds 2009
- FRCS (General Surgery) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2011
- Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery St. Mark's Hospital, Harrow 2012
- Ethicon Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship St. Mark's Hospital, Harrow 2013
Reference number 4543031
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons of England
St. Mark's Association
International Society for Digestive Surgery
Medical Protection Society
- BMI The Ridgeway Hospital, SN4 9DD
- 16:30 - 20:00
- 01793 816062
- Great Western Hospital, SN3 6BB
- 08:00 - 12:30
- 01793 646067
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