Consultant Profile

Mr Michael Duff

Mr Michael Duff MB BCh BAO, FRCS, MCh
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals
  • Gastroenterology
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctocology
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctology
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
Special clinical interests:

Mr Duff’s interests include diagnostic and interventional colonoscopy, all aspects of coloproctology including treatment of fistulas, fissures, pilonidal sinus and haemorrhoids (HALO procedure), laparoscopic colorectal surgery, surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and colorectal cancer. He is recognised nationally for his expertise in the management of locally advanced rectal cancer and advanced pelvic malignancy. His practice also includes hernia repair and minor surgical procedures.

Research interests:

Management of advanced rectal cancer

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Duff is a specialist Colorectal Surgeon in the Dept. of Colorectal Surgery at the Western General Hospital Edinburgh.A graduate of University College Dublin Mr Duff spent time as a Research Fellow in Cornell University, New York before commencing higher surgical training in Edinburgh in 2002. Following completion of a specialist surgical fellowship at the renowned Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney Mr Duff was appointed as a consultant colorectal surgeon in Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow in 2009. He was appointed to his current post in 2014. He has extensive experience in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and an established reputation for the management of locally advanced pelvic cancers;   he receives referrals from throughout Scotland and abroad.  

Personal profile:

Originally from Dublin, Michael lives in Edinburgh with his wife and two sons.

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Mr Michael Duff

Mr Michael Duff General surgery & Gastroenterology Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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