Mr Ian Botterill

General surgery


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Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

About me

After graduating from Cambridge University and Manchester University, Mr Ian Botterill trained in Sheffield, Liverpool and Leeds. He also visited a unit in Copenhagen that specialises in enhanced recovery after large bowel surgery.

Mr Botterill's specialist interests also include surgery for complex incisional hernias, intestinal complications of radiotherapy and pilonidal sinus disease. He conducts specialist clinics at LGI for teenagers who require follow-up into adulthood and patients with radiation enteritis.

Mr Botterill is Lead Clinician for Colorectal Surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. He is also a trainer in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for three UK / European companies who manufacture synthetic and biologic mesh for incisional hernia repair.

Areas of interest

Investigation and treatment of rectal bleeding (inc haemorrhoids, fissures, bowel polyps and bowel cancer, colitis);

Investigation and treatment of painful anal canal conditions (inc haemorrhoids, fissures, fistula in ano, abscesses, pruritus ani);

Investigation and treatment of alterations in bowel habit (eg for colitis, polyps, bowel cancer, other forms of bowel inflammation);

Hernia surgery (for groin hernias, abdominal wall hernias) - both open and laparoscopic;

Abdominal wall reconstruction for major abdominal wall defects;

Trans-anal endoscopic microsurgery ('TEO' )for large rectal polyps and early rectal cancers

Investigation and treatment of radiation induced bowel damage;

Surgical management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

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Procedures completed

  • H2002

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

    Spire Leeds Hospital (5-50)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • H5230

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

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • H5510

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

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • H5940

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

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • G8082

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

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

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