Mr Gordon Buchanan: General surgery
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Mr Gordon Buchanan

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Gordon Buchanan graduated from St Thomas’ Hospital, London and undertook colorectal and specialist 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, involving predominantly colorectal cancer management.

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

Gordon Buchanan has expertise in a wide variety of colorectal conditions including colorectal cancer and proctology.

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, prolapse, pilonidal sinus, anal abscess and anal skin tags.

He also partakes in the multidisciplinary management of patients with Crohn’s disease, colorectal cancer, polyps and diverticular disease and is a regular member of the HCA multidisciplinary colorectal cancer team and works collaboratively with colleagues in colorectal cancer disciplines to optimise patient care and management.

Areas of interest

Colorectal cancer; laparoscopy; anal cancer; Hernia; inguinal hernia; femoral hernia; umbilical hernia; incisional hernia; laparoscopic inguinal hernia; ventral hernia; abdominal wall reconstruction; 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)

    (5-50) (5-50)

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H4130

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

    (1-5)

  • H5520

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

    (1-5)

  • H5230

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

    (1-5)

  • T2400

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

    (1-5)

  • T2012

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

    (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H5940

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

  • S0633

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

    (1-5)

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