Mr Austin Obichere: General surgery
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Mr Austin Obichere

General surgery

 

  • Not Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
Overview

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Mr Austin Obichere was appointed to the post of Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, University College London Hospital (UCLH) & Hon. Senior Lecturer University College London (UCL) in 2003. He is a Joint Advisory Board (JAG) accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist and is also Director Bowel Cancer Screening Programme at UCLH.

Mr Obichere’s area of specialist interest include laparoscopic colorectal surgery, screening for bowel cancer, surgical management of colorectal cancer and other benign disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and pelvic floor. He has maintained an active research interest in this field and is a member of Surgical Sub-Group of National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI). He is the

Chief Investigator of ISAAC (Initial Surgery in Advanced Asymptomatic Colorectal Cancer) a National randomised clinical trial exploring the role of early surgical excision of the primary tumour in patients receiving systemic chemotherapy for stage IV colorectal cancer. This trial has received funding and support from Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and the NCRI respectively.

Areas of interest

Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Coloproctology; Pelvic floor surgery

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Procedures completed

  • H6260

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

    Harley Street Clinic (5-50) Wellington Hospital (1-5) Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • H2510

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

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5) Harley Street Clinic (1-5) Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

  • H2002

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

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • H5230

    Injection of sclerosing substance into haemorrhoids - (5-50)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • XR917

    Peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICCs) under x-ray guidance - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • H2502

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

  • H4480

    Dilation of stricture of rectum - (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

  • H3332

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

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

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