Mr James Pitt: General surgery

Mr James Pitt

General surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Mr James Pitt trained as a doctor at the London Hospital Medical College, London University and qualified in 1989. His surgical training was in London at Charing Cross, Hammersmith and St Mary's Hospitals. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 1995. He carried out research into anal fissure treatments at University College London in 1996 and was awarded the degree of MSc with distinction in Surgical Science. In 2001 he was appointed as Consultant General Surgeon at the Ipswich Hospital, Suffolk and also had admitting rights at the Nuffield hospital, Ipswich and the Oaks Hospital, Colchester. He is now the senior General Surgeon at Ipswich Hospital. His practice is mainly colorectal surgery in particular laparoscopic bowel cancer surgery, management of perianal conditions and hernias.

Areas of interest

Anal fissure; Haemorrhoids; Pilonidal sinus; Anal fistula; Laparoscopic colorectal surgery; Colonoscopy; laparoscopic hernia repair; colon and rectal cancer treatment

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Procedures completed

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (5-50)


  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (5-50)


  • H2002

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


  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (5-50)


  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (5-50)


  • G8082

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


  • T2720

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


  • H5230

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


  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H2350

    Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of colorectal tumour - (1-5)


  • H5510

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


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