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- Lower GI surgery
I am a consultant colorectal and general surgeon in West Hertfordshire (Hemel Hempstead, St Albans and Watford hospitals) specialising in laparoscopic (keyhole) procedures. I studied medicine at Oxford University and Guy’s and St Thomas’ medical schools, qualifying in 2002.
I specialise in diagnosis and treatment of abdominal and perianal conditions, including hernias, bowel cancers, inflammatory bowel disease, and haemorrhoids. I carry out the overwhelming majority of my major abdominal operations laparoscopically (keyhole) allowing faster recovery and early return to work and full function.
Areas of interest
Hernias ; Laparoscopic surgery ; Keyhole surgery ; Colorectal cancer ; Bowel cancer ; colon cancer; Change in bowel habit (diarrhoea or constipation) ; Colonoscopy ; Inflammatory bowel disease ' Crohn's ; Ulcerative Colitis ; Rectal bleeding ; Haemorrhoids ; Anal pain ; Incontinence ; skin lumps
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Aruna Navapurkar Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Reference number 6054562
- Spire Bushey Diagnostics Centre, 290 Centennial...
- 09:00 - 11:00
- 07864 545627
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