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)

  • T2002

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

    Lister Hospital (5-50)

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5520

    Laying open of high anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch (including sigmoidoscopy) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5230

    Injection of sclerosing substance into haemorrhoids - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (5-50)

  • H0280

    Laparoscopic appendicectomy - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H5800

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H6260

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • S0633

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

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • Q2230

    Oophorectomy and salpingectomy, +/- biopsy eg. omentum, peritoneum, lymph node (as sole procedure) (including bilateral) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • T2502

    Laparoscopic repair of incisional hernia - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • T2102

    Laparoscopic repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)

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