Mr Simon Harris: General surgery

Mr Simon Harris

General surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Mr Harris has been a consultant surgeon at Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals (NHS), and Bishopswood, the Clementine Churchill, and the Lister (Chelsea) Hospitals (private) for ten years. His specialist interests are laparoscopic and minimally invasive (keyhole)surgery, including gastrointestinal surgery and colorectal surgery.

Mr Harris trained at Charing Cross Medical School, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He also has a BSc degree, and was awarded a higher, Master of Surgery degree
(St.George's Hospital, University of London) for research work into the aetiology of colorectal cancer. He has a diploma from the Institute of Tele-Surgery, Strasbourg, France, and has spent considerable time teaching and demonstrating keyhole surgery at the international MATTU centre (Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit), Guildford

Mr Harris has performed in excess of 3500 gall bladder procedures, and 1400 groin hernias operations by keyole approach, with very few complications and very low infection (MRSA) rates. He has a specialist interest in difficult and complex cases, often in patients who have had previous surgery.
He routinely carries out investigation of patients with symptoms suspicious for bowel cancer and keyhole operations for bowel cancer both privately and in the NHS. He sees patients with anaemia, all abdominal symptoms, and anal bleeding / other symptoms for investigation and treatment including endoscopy and colonoscopy

Areas of interest

Keyhole surgery; Gall bladder; Gallstones; Inguinal Hernias; All keyhole hernia repairs; Colorectal surgery; Investigation of altered bowel action; Umbilical Hernias; Incisional Hernias; Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery); Abdominal pain, Laparoscopic procedures; Anaemia; Anal bleeding and lumps; Anal pain; Haemorrhoids; Piles

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Procedures completed

  • H2510

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

    BMI Bishops Wood Hospital (5-50) BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital (5-50) Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    BMI Bishops Wood Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    BMI Bishops Wood Hospital (1-5)

  • T2012

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

    BMI Bishops Wood Hospital (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (5-50)

    BMI Bishops Wood Hospital (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • T2620

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

    BMI Bishops Wood Hospital (1-5)

  • G8083

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI Bishops Wood Hospital (1-5)

  • S0633

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

  • H0280

    Laparoscopic appendicectomy - (1-5)

  • T2112

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

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