Miss Nicola Fearnhead: General surgery

Miss Nicola Fearnhead

General surgery


  • Not Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Nicola Fearnhead completed her preclinical medical training at Pembroke College, Cambridge before going on to Merton College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar for her clinical training and graduating from medical school in 1993. Early surgical training was undertaken in Bristol followed by Specialist Registrar training, including a two-year period in genetic research, in the Oxford region finishing in 2004. She spent 2005 at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, as the prestigious International Fellow in Advanced Colorectal Surgery. Miss Fearnhead was appointed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in January 2006.

Areas of interest

Haemorrhoids ("piles"); Colonoscopy; Incontinence (urine / faeces); Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Transanal resection; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); anal fistula; colorectal cancer; laparoscopic surgery; hernia surgery

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Procedures completed

  • H2510

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

    Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

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

  • H4430

    Examination of rectum under anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

  • P2530

    Repair of rectovaginal fistula - (1-5)

  • H5640

    Excision of anal fissure - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Cambridge 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)

    Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital (1-5)

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