- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Lower GI surgery
Areas of interest
Colonoscopy; Colon Cancer; Rectal cancer; Rectal bleeding; Haemorrhoids; Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery); Colorectal; Colitis; Minimal invasive surgery; Transanal surgery; Colon polyps; Rectal polyps; Coloproctology; Crohn's disease surgery; Ulcerative colitis surgery; Pelvic floor surgery; Pilonidal sinus; Anal fistula; Colorectal disease (Lower GI); Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Gall bladder; Anal sepsis; Hernias; inguinal hernia; Perianal surgery; Abdominal pain; Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD)
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr David Hamilton Fee Assured
- Dr Bhawani Lekhak Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
Laparoscopic & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Triathlon, Skiing, Cycling, Running
1.Seminal vesicle-rectal fistula: A review of an unusual complication following low anterior resection for rectal cancer. Surgical Practice (2018).
2.TaTME: International registry results. Annals of Surgery (2017).
3.Short- and long-term outcomes following pelvic exenteration for gynae-oncological and colorectal cancer. International Journal of surgery (2017, vol. 23).
4.The novel appearance of low rectal anastomosis on contrast enema following laparoscopic anterior resection. Abdominal Radiology (2017 vol.42).
5.Consensus on structured training curriculum for transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME). surgical Endoscopy (2017).
6.Longterm -ostomy as a quality marker: comparison of outcomes from a six year series of laparoscopic surgery in MRI defined low rectal cancer. International Journal of Surgery (2015 vol.23).
7.Short-term results for laparoscopic ventral rectopexy using biological mesh for pelvic organ prolapse. Colorectal Disease. 14(10):1242-7, 2012 Oct.
8.Right lateral position for laparoscopic splenic flexure mobilization. Colorectal Disease. 13(7):e178-80, 2011 Jul.
9.Gummatous rectal syphilis imitating rectal carcinoma. Colorectal Disease. 12(12):1269-70, 2010 Dec.
10.Covered metallic stents for the palliation of colovesical fistula. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 92(6):W43-5, 2010 Sep.
11.Surgical training in gastrointestinal procedures within a UK gynaecological oncology subspecialty programme. BJOG. 117(1):26-31, 2010 Jan.
12.Genetic variants in XRCC2: new insights into colorectal cancer tumorigenesis. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 18(9):2476-84, 2009 Sep.
13.Meta association of colorectal cancer confirms risk alleles at 8q24 and 18q21. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 18(2):616-21, 2009 Feb.
14.MLH1 -93G>A promoter polymorphism and risk of mismatch repair deficient colorectal cancer. International Journal of Cancer. 123(10):2456-9, 2008 Nov 15.
15.A 6-year review of surgical morbidity and oncological outcome after high anterior resection for colorectal malignancy with and without splenic flexure mobilization. Colorectal Disease. 10(2):165-9, 2008 Feb.
16.Intermittent torsion of a megapouch: report of a case. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 50(12):2244-6, 2007 Dec.
17.Nicorandil and idiopathic anal ulceration. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 48(7):1442-6, 2005 Jul.
18.Nicorandil associated anal ulceration. Colorectal Disease. 6(6):527, 2004 Nov.
- MBChB Sheffield University 1995
- FRCS (General Surgery) Royal College of Surgeons (England) 2005
- MD Sheffield University 2007
- Overseas Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship Singapore General Hospital Colorectal Unit 2006
Reference number 4189868
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
European Society of Coloproctology
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
- Nuffield Health Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital,...
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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.