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Mr Daren Francis

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Mr Daren Francis was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon at Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust in October 2005. He has a specialist interest in colorectal and laparoscopic GI surgery. His practice has expanded to include robotic surgery for rectal cancer and prolapse. His other clinical work centres on emergency and elective general surgery in addition to upper and lower GI endoscopy. He offers both laparoscopic and open inguinal / incisional hernia repairs as well as laparoscopic gall bladder surgery.

Daren is currently the lead for emergency surgical services and colorectal cancer services at his NHS Trust. He has a strong academic interest and has published extensively in peer reviewed journals in the fields of colorectal and general surgery. He is the postgraduate lead for surgery at Chase Farm Hospital and is actively involved in teaching and lecturing at all levels including MBBS, MRCS and Intercollegiate FRCS. He is an invited speaker for national and international courses and conferences. He runs regular training courses for surgeons of all levels

Areas of interest

HIPEC cases, Piles, Rectal Bleeding, Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Robotic cases; Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery); Haemorrhoids ("piles"); Colonoscopy; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Cysts; Fissures, Fistulas; Rectal bleeding; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Rectal cancer; Colorectal disease (Lower GI); Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery') Pilonidal disease, Diverticular disease,

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Procedures completed

  • H2510

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

    (5-50) (5-50) (5-50)

  • H2002

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

    (5-50) (5-50) (5-50)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (>50)

    (5-50) (5-50) (5-50)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)

    (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • J1880

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (5-50)

  • H2003

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

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • G7402

    Open formation of ileostomy - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H5940

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

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • XR917

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

    (1-5)

  • J0900

    Diagnostic laparoscopy (including any biopsy) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H3362

    Hartmann's procedure - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • T4302

    Open adhesiolysis (including biopsy) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H2350

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

    (1-5)

  • H0610

    Extended excision of right hemicolon - (1-5)

  • S0632

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H0700

    Right hemicolectomy - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • AC100

    Local anaesthetic by main operator - (1-5)

  • H0750

    Laparoscopically assisted right hemicolectomy - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H3334

    Anterior resection - low (i.e. colorectal anastomosis at or below the peritoneal reflection) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H3381

    Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • S4720

    Drainage of lesion of skin (including abscess) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H4130

    Perianal excision of lesion of rectum (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

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