Consultant Profile

Mr Jonathan Heath

Mr Jonathan Heath MB, ChB, FRCS (Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
Special clinical interests:

All aspects of colorectal surger, bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, difficult defaecation, faecal incontinence, prolapse, fistula-in-ano, fiissure, haemorrhoids, all types of laparoscopic and open hernia surgery, laparoscopic choleycystectomy, abdominal pain, upper and lower GI endoscopy


Research interests:

The role of patient information in improving surgical outcome and quality of life.
Factors affecting outcome following varicose vein surgery (MD Thesis in preparation)

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd)
Member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
Member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 092 9601
Private secretary telephone number:
0800 092 9601
Personal email address:
Tuesday pm and Wednesday pm alternate weeks, other times by request
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Jonathan Heath qualified from the University of Liverpool Medical School in 1990.  Mr Heath undertook the bulk of his post graduate surgical training in the North West region. He spent a year in Blackpool in 1998, researching the effect of patient information upon surgical outcome.  Mr Heath’s training in all aspects of colorectal surgery was completed at The Manchester Royal Infirmary and Christie Hospitals. 
Mr Heath came to Blackpool at the end of his training scheme in 2001.  He was appointed a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in 2002. 
Mr Heath’s clinical practice includes all aspects of colorectal surgery, ranging from the treatment of colon and rectal cancer to the treatment of incontinence and disordered defaecation.  Mr Heath carries out colonoscopy and gastroscopy examinations.  He also has a special interest in the laparoscopic (keyhole) treatment of incisional hernia.

Personal profile:

Mr Heath is married and has four children - any time remaining after family and work committments is taken up tinkering with computers, cars, various gadgets, DIY, and reading sci-fi.  Mr Heath would like to spend more time cycling on and off road.  He enjoys swimming and occasionally takes part in open water events.

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Mr Jonathan Heath

Mr Jonathan Heath General surgery Consultant, Blackpool, Lancashire, private hospital specialist.

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