Consultant Profile

Mr Ian Botterill

Mr Ian Botterill MA MBChB (Hons) FRCS (Colorectal Surgery)
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
Special clinical interests:

Colorectal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease
Crohns disease
Ulcerative colitis
Laparoscopic 'keyhole' surgery
Surgery for haemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and pilonidal sinus disease
Transanal Endoscopic Operating TEO  (for early rectal cancer and large polyps)
Management of bowel disorders due to radiotherapy treatment
Abdominal wall reconstruction for large/complex abdominal wall defects

Research interests:

Colorectal cancer
Anorectal disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St James' University Hospital
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Wharfedale General Hospital, Otley
Lead Clinician for Colorectal Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals  

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

Royal College of Surgeons (England)
Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland
Association of Surgeons of GB and Ireland
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
American Hernia Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary:
Kelley Hartley
Private secretary telephone number:
0113 218 5668
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

After graduating from Cambridge University and Manchester University, Mr Ian Botterill trained in Sheffield, Liverpool and Leeds. He also visited a unit in Copenhagen that specialises in enhanced recovery after large bowel surgery.

Mr Botterill's specialist interests also include surgery for complex incisional hernias, intestinal complications of radiotherapy and pilonidal sinus disease. He conducts specialist clinics at LGI for teenagers who require follow-up into adulthood and patients with radiation enteritis.

Mr Botterill is Lead Clinician for Colorectal Surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. He is also a trainer in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for three UK / European companies who manufacture synthetic and biologic mesh for incisional hernia repair.

Personal profile:

Mr Botterill enjoys golf - he is a member of Moortown Golf Club, skiing, backgammon, rugby and cricket.

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Mr Ian Botterill

Mr Ian Botterill, Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Surgery for Anal Disease at Spire Leeds, Private Hospital, Roundhay, Leeds, Yorkshire

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