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Mr Gordon Buchanan

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Last updated: 21 Apr 2020

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  • 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)

    Lister Hospital (5-50) Chelsea Outpatient Centre (1-5)

  • H6260

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5) Chelsea Outpatient Centre (1-5)

  • H5800

    Drainage through perineal region (including ischio-rectal abscess) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5520

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5510

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • X3750

    Botulinum toxin injections to muscle - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • M2920

    Endoscopic insertion/removal of prosthesis into ureter (including bilateral and cystoscopy, +/- pyelography) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • XR180

    Ultrasound guided drainage of fluid collection - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H4130

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • T2620

    Repair of recurrent incisional or ventral hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

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