Consultant Profile

Mr James Horwood

Mr James Horwood Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgeon MB BS, FRCS, Msc, Dip Med ed
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctocology
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • General surgery
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.
Clinical Lecturer, University of Cardiff School of Medicin

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

MB BS / University College Hospital, London / 2003 
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons of England / 2010 
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Tracy Gibbs
Private secretary telephone number:
029 2073 6011
Private secretary fax:
029 2054 2575
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I graduated from University College Hospital, London and subsequently undertook surgical training in South West England, Southampton, Edinburgh, Wales and Australia. I obtained sub specialty training in colorectal surgery from Cardiff and was appointed as the overseas minimally invasive colorectal fellow at the Royal Brisbane Hospital Queensland in 2012-13. I have been a consultant colorectal surgeon at University Hospital of Wales since 2013. I hold a postgraduate qualification in medical education and enjoy training junior doctors in the art of surgery and encouraging and developing technological surgical advances.

My clinical interests are in all aspects of coloproctology, minimal access surgery, surgery for colorectal cancer, diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel diseases.

I am clinical lecturer to Cardiff University School of Medicine.

Personal profile:

I enjoy mountaineering, having acted as expedition doctor on three summit trips to Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.  I live in Cardiff with my wife and enjoy the fantastic quality of life in south wales.

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