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- Lower GI surgery
I am a Consultant Colorectal and General at Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. I have regular operating sessions at both the BMI Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle and the Spire Hospital Manchester. I also hold a regular clinic in Kenmore Medical Centre in Wilmslow.
My primary objective is to deliver the highest quality service possible to my patients with a strong emphasis on patient safety and excellent outcomes.
My areas of specialist interest include treatment and prevention of bowel complaints. This includes benign conditions such as haemorrhoids / piles, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticular disease and malignant conditions such as colon and rectal cancer.
My general surgery work includes keyhole hernia and gallstone surgery and also benign skin lesions such as lipomas and cysts of the skin.
As part of my NHS work I regularly participate in emergency surgery treating problems such as appendicitis and acute rectal bleeding.
I am a keen endoscopist and hold full JAG accreditation for colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, gastroscopy and polypectomy (removal of polyps with endoscope). I am an active member of faculty at the Mersey School of Endoscopy teaching regularly on colonoscopy courses, which I thoroughly enjoy.
I have qualified and subsequently specialised in the UK. I have gained invaluable experience from international centres of excellence, having completed two post qualification fellowships including a laparoscopic colorectal fellowship in Bradford Royal Infirmary, Yorkshire and subsequently an advanced rectal cancer fellowship at the Karolinska University hospital in Stockholm.
I was elected President of the Dukes’ Club for 2014/15 and was a member of council of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland for the duration of this term.
I am actively involved in audit and research locally and also at a national level recruiting patients to multiple trials.
Areas of interest
Colon cancer; rectal cancer; Colorectal cancer screening; rectal bleeding; anus; pilonidal sinus; abscess; perianal abscess; fistula; colostomy; ileostomy; stoma surgery; constipation; diarrhoea; loose stools; change in bowel habit;
haemorrhoids; piles; banding; anal fissure; HALO; haemorroidectomy; haemorroidal artery ligation operation; fissure; skin tags;
cholecystectomy;; gallstones; gallbladder surgery;
endoscopy; colonoscopy; sigmoidoscopy; gastroscopy; polypectomy;
hernia; inguinal hernia; incisional hernia; epigastric hernia; umbilical hernia; femoral hernia; ventral hernia; groin pain; groin strain; sportsman’s hernia
laparoscopic surgery; keyhole surgery;
inflammatory bowel disease; IBD; Ulcerative colitis; Crohn's disease; small bowel surgery;
abdominal pain; weight loss; diverticular disease; diverticulitis; colonic bleeding;
lumps and bumps; benign skin lesions; lipoma; sebaceous cyst;
emergency surgery; appendicitis; appendix;
- Avril Gregory
- 170 Barlow Moor Road Manchester M20 2AF
- 07840 103366
- 07840 103366
- 0161 667 0492
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Colorectal and General at Manchester Royal Infirmary
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBChB Manchester School of Medicine 2003
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2013
Reference number 6074585
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 2014
Post treatment communication
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)
Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)
Laparoscopic appendicectomy - (1-5)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)
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