Consultant Profile

Mr Hitesh Patel

Mr Hitesh Patel 
Practicing at:
Spire Roding Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • laparoscopic surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal and general surgery
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Ileo-anal pouch surgery for inflammatory bowel disease
  • Pilonidal sinus disease (including Karydakis procedure for complex cases)
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallstones)
  • Hernia surgery
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Anal fistulae
  • Fissures and haemorrhoids


Research interests:

Circulating tumour cells in colorectal cancer patients.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon, Newham University NHS Hosptial Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, England
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Lapasroscopic Surgeons
  • St.Mark's Hospital Association
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8709 7878
Private secretary:
Mrs Sandra Coventry
Private secretary telephone number:
020 8936 1242
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Patel offers a full colorectal, laparoscopic and general surgical practice at the clean and comfortable Spire Roding Hospital, Redbridge, Essex.

In addition, he holds a ful time NHS consultancy post at Newham University NHS Hospital Trust in East London.

Mr Patel obtained his BD in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Liverpool Medical School in 1994. He subsequently completed his surgical training on the North East Thames Higher Surgical Rotation and has worked in a number of specialist colorectal centres, including St.Mark's and Mount Sinai Hospitals in Toronto.

Mr Patel holds a Masters degree in Surgery from the University of London and has published a number of articles in scientific medical journals concerning colorectal cancer. 

Personal profile:

I am married and have two young children. I'm a keen sportsman and regularly play badminton and tennis. I am also involved in providing free medical treatment to poor villagers in India.

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