Consultant Profile

Mr Andrew Day

Mr Andrew Day MBBS, BSc, FRCS (Eng), MD
Practicing at:
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
  • Oncology
    • Bowel Cancer
Special clinical interests:

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Gastrointestinal surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease


General surgery
Colorectal surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

Bowel cancer

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General Surgeon, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery
  • British Medical Association
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Day is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. During his training Mr Day did a two year fellowship at the Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit in Guildford where he completed an MD research project which focused on the optimisation of patient care before and after bowel surgery. Mr Day also received a nationally-awarded Ethicon laparoscopic colorectal fellowship during which he received further specialised training in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) bowel cancer surgery.

Mr Day specialises in general and colorectal surgery with a specific interest in laparoscopic bowel surgery, hernia surgery, colonoscopy and treatment of anal fissures, fistulae and haemorrhoids. Mr Day is a JAG accredited colonoscopist. He has particular interest in 'Enhanced Recovery', which aims to optimise patients pre- and post-operative care in order to improve their recovery following bowel surgery.

Mr Day is the Enhanced Recovery surgical lead and audit lead at East Surrey Hospital.

Mr Day has over forty publications in peer-reviewed journals, many on the subject of Enhanced Recovery and outcomes following bowel cancer surgery. Mr Day has presented at many national and international conferences and been awarded a number of prizes including the David Dunn Medal from the ALSGBI and the John Farndon Award from the ASGBI. Mr Day is an ATLS and CCrISP instructor, training junior doctors in trauma care and management of the critically ill surgical patient.

Personal profile:

Mr Day enjoys spending his spare time with his wife Olivia, who is a Sussex GP, and their three children; Imogen, Joseph and Thomas. They enjoy walking, skiing, theatre and opera. In addition Mr Day loves cycling around the beautiful Sussex Downs.

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Mr Andrew Day

Mr Andrew Day Oncology & General surgery Consultant, Horley, Surrey, private hospital specialist.

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