Mr Gary Atkin is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust. He qualified from Manchester University, and trained in General Surgery on the North West London training programme. He underwent specialist training in Colorectal Surgery at St Mark’s and Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals.
Mr Atkin specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, and his main interest is the surgical treatment of bowel cancer. He also treats a wide range of non-cancerous bowel and anal conditions, such as haemorrhoids, diverticular disease, and anal fistulas. In addition, he performs endoscopic procedures (gastroscopy and colonoscopy) and surgery for gallstones and hernias.
He endeavours to take a compassionate and personal approach, ensuring patients feel comfortable and fully understand the treatment options available to them. He takes time to explain things clearly and understands the anxieties a patient may experience. As such, Mr Atkin receives regular positive feedback and testimonials.