Mr Richard Molloy: General surgery

Mr Richard Molloy

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Mr. Richard Molloy qualified from University College Cork Medical School in1986 and trained in basic surgery at the University College Hospital, Cork, Ireland. He was appointed as a Research Fellow in surgical Immunology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston and Harvard Medical School, USA. This work formed the basis of his MD thesis. He subsequently completed his Higher Surgical training in Glasgow and Edinburgh before being appointed as the Advanced Clinical Fellow in Colorectal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio, USA. During this time he gained further experience in complex colorectal surgery with particular reference to surgery for Inflammatory Bowel disease, ileal pouch surgery and laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

He was appointed Consultant Surgeon to the Western Infirmary and Gartnavel General Hopsital Glasgow in 1997

. He is a course faculty member for training other consultants and junior surgeons in laparoscopic colorectal surgery at training centres in Dundee, Newcastle and Hamburg. He also administers and is the lead surgeon for an Ethicon unded Laparoscopic Coloretal Surgery Fellowship.

He has published widely and is also co-author/editor of two recent textbooks on General and Colorectal Surgery

Areas of interest

Haemorrhoids ("piles"); Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Colonoscopy; THD procedure for haemorrhoids; Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery; Hernia Surgery, including inguinal hernia; Laparoscopic Hernia surgery; fistula surgery; Inflammatory bowel disease

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital (5-50) BMI Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

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

    Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital (5-50) BMI Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • H2510

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

    Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital (5-50) BMI Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    BMI Ross Hall 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)

    BMI Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

  • T2100

    Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital (1-5)

  • T2502

    Laparoscopic repair of incisional hernia - (1-5)

  • H5940

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

  • T2012

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

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)

    BMI Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

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

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