Consultant Profile

Mr Baljit Singh

Mr Baljit Singh BA, BM BCh, MA, DPhil, FRCS(I), FRCS(Eng)
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctology
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
Research interests:

Inflammatory bowel disease, early detection of colorectal cancer and anastomotic leak.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester.

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

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Association of Coloproctology Great Britain & Ireland

European Society of Coloproctology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Mrs  Pippa Powley
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 216 8175
Private secretary fax:
0116 299 1794
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Baljit Singh was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University Hospitals Leicester in 2009. He qualified in medicine in 1992 from Oxford University having obtained a first class honours degreee in physiological sciences.

Baljit undertook basic training in Nottingham, Leicester and became a specialist surgical registrar in the Oxford region. He was appointed as a Clinical Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford University where he also held the post of Surgeon-Scientist. Baljit has a strong academic background having been awarded a PhD (DPhil) from Oxford University in 2004.

In 2008 he became an International Guest Scholar of the American College of Surgeons. This is a highly competitive award given to only ten surgeons world wide each year. He has gained laparoscopic colorectal experience in Europe (Netherlands), USA and Japan.

Personal profile:

Mr Singh enjoys playing squash and football.

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