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Last updated: 21 Apr 2020
- Lower GI surgery
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)
- Secretary to Mr Gordon Buchanan
- The Lister Hospital Chelsea Bridge Road LONDON SW1W 8RH
- 020 7099 3040
- 020 7099 3041
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Imperial College Healthcare
2006 - 2015
Haemorrhoids, fistula and fissure
Golf, Skiing and Tennis
Clinical excellence award
Moynihan Travelling Fellow
Simpson Smith Award
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
Peer reviewed journals (see Pubmed)
Transanal Haemorrhoidal Artery Dearterialisation – BBC World 2010
- MD University of London 2005
- MBBS St Thomas' Hospital 1993
- MSc Surgical Science Imperial College 2001
- FRCS (England) Royal College of Surgeons of England 1997
- Diploma of Imperial College Imperial College 2001
- Intercollegiate exam (Final Fellowship) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2004
Reference number 4031848
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- RSM Section of Coloproctology - Council member RSM 2016
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal Society of Medicine, London
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland – Council member 2009-13
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
British Medical Association
St Mark’s Hospital Association
St Mary’s Hospital Association
European Association of Endoscopic Surgery
Independent Doctors Federation
- Chelsea Outpatient Centre, SW3 5AW
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 020 7730 8298
- Lister Hospital, SW1W 8RH
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 020 7730 8298
- Outpatient and diagnostic centre, 102 Sydney...
- 08:00 - 12:30
- 020 7730 8298
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Lister Hospital - 0207 730 7733