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- Lower GI surgery
I have been a colorectal consultant surgeon for over 12 years and University of Sheffield Professor of Surgery since 2017. I have an interest in all aspects of colorectal surgery but particularly inflammatory conditions of the bowel and problems with pelvic floor function including difficulty evacuating, prolapse and incontinence. I have a large NHS practice in these areas and work closely with experts locally and around the country. I have also trained in colonoscopy for over 20 years, learning initially from Japanese and Singaporian experts in the use of colonoscopy with minimal discomfort. I also practice the HALO procedure for haemorrhoids and have carried out definite research in this area in particular.
Areas of interest
Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Inflammatory bowel disease; Constipation; Hernia
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Professor of Surgery University of Sheffield
Consultant Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Faecal incontinence and Constipation
British Travelling Fellow ACPGBI
Honorary Secretary ACPGBI
Government grant for haemorrhoid surgery.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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-Anastomotic leak rate 3.0% and 3.8% for rectal resections (Association recommends <4% and 8% respectively) 4% for an ileo-anal pouch
-Colonoscopy completion rates 92% (67% no sedation) >95% good/acceptable tolerability (nurse assessed)
-Morbidity 52% of predicted and mortality 30% of predicted by POSSUM
-Elective cancer mortality 0% [patient choices website]
-Score median 4.80/5 for all domains on 360 degree colleague appraisal
-Score median 5/5 for all domains on validated patient appraisal
Reference number 3480173
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)
Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)
Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch, +/- video assistance, (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)
BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)
Botulinum toxin injections to muscle - (1-5)
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