Mr Gordon Buchanan: General surgery
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Mr Gordon Buchanan

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Gordon Buchanan graduated from St Thomas’ Hospital, London and undertook colorectal and general surgical training in the UK.

Mr Buchanan also received specialist colorectal training at:-

*St Mark’s Hospital, Harrow
*St Thomas’ Hospital, London
*Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

Additionally, he undertook laparoscopic colorectal training fellowships in Colchester and Yeovil

He undertakes laparoscopic appendicectomy, day case laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic inguinal, ventral and incisional hernia repair as well as a wide variety of colorectal and general surgical procedures.

Mr Buchanan has expertise in THD, a less painful technique for haemorrhoids and fistula-in-ano, particularly complex anal fistula - because of this experience he sees a wide variety of patients with anal fissure and other anorectal disorders including pain and prolapse.

He also partakes in the multidisciplinary management of patients with Crohn’s disease, colorectal cancer, polyps and diverticular disease.

Areas of interest

Hernia; inguinal hernia; femoral hernia; umbilical hernia; incisional hernia; laparoscopic inguinal hernia; gallstones; laparoscopic cholecystectomy; anal fistula; anal fissure; haemorrhoids; THD for haemorrhoids; rectal prolapse; Anal disease; anal pain; abdominal pain; rectal bleeding; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Colorectal surgery (lower GI)

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Procedures completed

  • H2510

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

    Lister Hospital (5-50) Chelsea Outpatient Centre (5-50)

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (5-50)

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5520

    Laying open of high anal fistula (fistulotomy) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5230

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5510

    Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch, +/- video assistance, (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5940

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

  • H4130

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

  • S0633

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

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