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) - (5-50)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • B0830

    Total thyroid lobectomy & isthmectomy - (1-5)

  • H4800

    Excision of lesion of anus - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

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