Mr Simon Radley: General surgery

Mr Simon Radley

General surgery


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Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Simon Radley graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1985 with Honors in Surgery. He undertook registrar surgical training in general surgery in the West Midlands and went on to complete specialist training at St. Marks Hospital in London. During his registrar surgical training he also undertook an overseas training fellowship to America visiting Boston, Minneapolis and The Mayo Clinic.

On completion of his registrar surgical training Simon took up a post as Senior Lecturer in Surgery at Birmingham University and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham subsequently being appointed to the post of Consultant Surgeon in April 2002. As a consultant he has played a key role in introducing laparoscopic colorectal surgery to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and to BMI The Priory Hospital.

Simon has been the Clinical Service Lead for General and Gastro-intestinal surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Simon is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is currently the colorectal cancer lead at at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and chair of the West Midlands Colorectal Cancer Expert Advisory group.

He teaches regularly on a number of local, national and international courses and is regularly invited to lecture for at local, national and international meetings. Simon has been a trainer in the national LAPCO training program teaching UK Consultant Surgeons how to perform laparoscopic bowel cancer surgery.

Areas of interest

Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Coloproctology; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Bowel cancer; Bowel screening; Rectal bleeding; Surgical treatment for haemorrhoids including HALO procedure; Anal incontinence and pelvic floor surgery; Surgical gastroenterology; Endoscopy; Colonoscopy; Hernia repair; Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Procedures completed

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (>50)


  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)


  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)


  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (5-50)


  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)


  • T2720

    Laparoscopic repair of incisional or ventral hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)


  • H5510

    Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H4800

    Excision of lesion of anus - (1-5)

  • H3580

    Laparoscopic rectopexy - (1-5)


  • H1000

    Excision of sigmoid colon - (1-5)


  • H3381

    Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) - (1-5)


  • A7011

    Trial of neurostimulator to peripheral nerve (as sole procedure) not at time of permanent implant - (1-5)


  • H3364

    Laparoscopic anterior resection - high (i.e. colorectal anastomosis above the peritoneal reflection) - (1-5)


  • H3322

    Laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection - (1-5)


  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)


  • H0480

    Abdominal revision of restorative proctocolectomy - (1-5)


  • H5940

    Excision of pilonidal sinus and suture/skin graft - (1-5)


  • H5230

    Injection of sclerosing substance into haemorrhoids - (1-5)


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