Consultant Profile

Mr Robert Church

Mr Robert Church MB ChB, FRCS(Eng)
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
Special clinical interests:
Colon and rectal cancer, Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and cholangiography, colonic laparoscopic surgery and appendicectomy
Research interests:
Minimal residual disease in colorectal cancer and Cox-2 inhibition in relation to invasive colonic cancer
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons England
Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Duke’s Club
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7151
Private secretary:
Leanne Crowe
Private secretary telephone number:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Church is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust. Prior to this appointment he has held specialist posts at numerous Midlands hospitals such as Good Hope, New Cross and Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust. Mr Church also spent two years as a Colorectal Research Fellow at Washington University in St Louis, USA.

Mr Church as accumulated extensive experience in colon and rectal resections and has particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease. He is an expert in at upper and lower GI endoscopy and performs surgery for Crohns disease, and ileo anal pouch procedures for patients with ulcerative colitis.

Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery is an area of expertise and a major part of Mr Church's practice which has developed through his work undertaken in the USA with one of America's leading laparoscopic surgeons
Personal profile:
Mr Church is married to a consultant anaesthetist and has two sons. In his spare time Mr Church enjoys theatre, Birmingham symphony orchestra and family life. His other interests outside health care are gardening, scuba diving, golf and motorsport.
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Mr Robert Church

Mr Robert Church General surgery Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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