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Appointed as consultant surgeon to the Royal Gwent Hospital in 2008. Underwent Higher Surgical Training in Wales, including 2 years of research into molecular biology of colorectal cancer at Swansea University. Was awarded a prestigious national laparoscopic colorectal fellowship for 6 months in Leeds. Under the tutelage of Prof P Sagar I gained advanced skills in laparoscopic surgery for cancer and inflammatory bowel disease and also surgery for advanced pelvic cancer and anal disorders.
Lead Clinician for Colorectal Surgery at Aneurin Bevan Health Board.
Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Subspeciality (colorectal) Editor for Annals of Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Areas of interest
All aspects of colorectal disease & colorectal surgery. Hernia surgery, lumps & bumps, anal conditions, colonoscopy, gastroscopy, laparoscopic surgery.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon
Royal Gwent Hospital
Colorectal cancer survival
Psychology of bowel screening
Outcome of emergency surgery
Rugby, skiing, mowing the lawn.
Ferrying two children to various sports matches on most weekends
Singing tenor (poorly) in a male voice choir
Welsh & English
Individual consultant outcomes for elective colorectal cancer surgery are not openly published in Wales (unlike England). Audit of my results over a similar 5 year period to English surgeons shows a 90 day post operative mortality of 2/216 (<1%).
- MB BCh Wales 1994
- FRCS Eng 1999
- MCh Wales 2006
- FRCS (GenSurg) Eng 2006
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Coloproctology of GB&I
British Hernia Society
Welsh Surgical Society
Welsh Assoc of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy
- St Joseph's Hospital Harding Avenue Malpas...
- 15:00 - 18:00
- 01633 820300
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.