Consultant Profile

Mr Richard Wharton

Mr Richard Wharton MB, BS, FRCS, MS
Practicing at:
Spire Norwich Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Coloproctology
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
Special clinical interests:
Colorectal cancer, laparoscopic colorectal surgery.
Research interests:
Colorectal cancer, evidence based surgery.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01603 255574
Private secretary telephone number:
01603 866130
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Wharton graduated from St Thomas Hospital Medical School, London.

Subsequent training occurred at St Georges Hospital, London before spending two years researching the biological activity of colorectal cancer, which led to Master of Surgery degree.

Higher surgical training was based at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. In addition one year was spent at the Royal Marsden Hospital specialising in cancer surgery.

Before becoming a consultant, he underwent a years specialist colorectal training at St Mark's Hospital, London.

Lately he has led the new development of the colorectal service at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital.
Personal profile:
Outside interests include racing yachts on the Solent and playing the guitar badly!

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Mr Richard Wharton

Mr Richard Wharton General surgery Consultant, Norwich, private hospital specialist.

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