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Heena Patel is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at The Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. She studied medicine at St. George’s, University of London and commenced her higher surgical training in London and the North East Thames region in 2006.
Her post-CCT specialist training was at St. Mark’s Hospital, London with two further fellowships at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth (robotic surgery) and the national Ethicon Endo-Surgery Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship at Frimley Park Hospital. She has gained extensive experience in laparoscopic TME, pouch surgery and complex fistula repair. She has also gained experience with robotic assisted surgery (da Vinci operating system) for rectal cancer surgery.
She embarked on a two year period of research at St. Mark’s Hospital and was awarded her MD in 2009. She received the national Moynihan medal at The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland in 2008. Currently, she is interested in optimisation of surgical outcomes of Crohn’s disease resection.
Her main interests include surgical management of IBD, colorectal cancer surgery, colonoscopy, management of haemorrhoids and general surgical conditions including hernia and gallstone disease.
Personal interests include ballroom dancing, tennis and attending the ballet and classical music concerts.
Areas of interest
Inflammatory bowel disease surgery; Pouch formation; Colorectal cancer surgery; GI endoscopy; Haemorrhoid and pilonidal sinus surgery (including THD, Milligan-Morgan and Rafaelo); Hernia and gallbladder surgery; Rectal bleeding; Abdominal pain; Constipation; Diarrhoea; Anal pain; Coloproctology
- Jessica Bridge
- Montefiore Hospital 2 Montefiore Road Hove BN3 1RD
- 07710 093882
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant colorectal and general surgeon
Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Anal cancer and AIN
Optimisation of Crohn's disease surgery
Outcomes of robotic rectal cancer surgery
Moynihan medal winner at The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland annual conference 2008
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Italian - Basic
Multiple in areas of research as listed above
Courses offered to GPs
Numerous presentations to GPs on all aspects of colorectal and general surgery
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MB BS St. George's, University of London 2000
- MD University of London 2009
- FRCS (Gen Surg) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2011
Reference number 4719214
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
- 2 Montefiore RoadHOVEBN3 1RD
- 08:00 - 12:00
- 01273 627024
- Warren RoadWoodingdeanBRIGHTONBN2 6DX
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 07710 093882
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Myself via my private secretary - Jessica Bridge on 07710093882