Mr Iain D Anderson: General surgery

Mr Iain D Anderson

General surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Endocrine
  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Following training in Manchester, Edinburgh and specialist centres abroad, Mr Anderson was appointed Consultant Surgeon to Salford Royal Hospital in 1995. He is a general surgeon with interests in hernia, gallbladder, colorectal and endocrine/thyroid surgery. He receives referrals for complex cases from around the North West region and beyond.

Mr Anderson is a leading surgeon in the internationally renowned Salford Intestinal Failure Unit, which is a national referral centre for complex intestinal problems following surgery. Mr Anderson’s NHS practice is at Salford Royal Hospital, one of the best and safest acute hospitals in the UK. His private practice is based at Spire Hospital, Manchester and Oaklands Hospital, Salford. He has an active medico-legal practice.

Throughout his consultant career he has been involved at a national and international level with new surgical developments in surgical critical care, training and standards of practice. He has been honoured to receive an MBE in 2014 for services to medical education and clinical surgery and Honorary or personal Fellowships from several surgical Royal Colleges.

Mr Anderson lives in Bolton and works in Salford. His recreational interests include golf, skiing and gardening.

Areas of interest

Gallstones; Anal fistula; haemorrhoids; Crohn's disease; Ulcerative colitis; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; parastomal hernia; incisional hernia; Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Thyroid lumps; thyroid surgery; Endocrine surgery; Parathyroid surgery; Laparoscopic surgery; Adrenal surgery;

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Procedures completed

  • H2502

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

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • B1450

    Parathyroidectomy - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • H5510

    Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • S0656

    Removal of lipoma - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • T2400

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

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

  • H5520

    Laying open of high anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)

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