Consultant Profile

Mr Francis D'souza

Mr Francis D'souza MBBS MS MPhil FRCS(Glas) FRCS(Glen)
Practicing at:
Spire Thames Valley Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
Special clinical interests:

Laparoscopic and Minimal access Surgery, Colorectal and General Surgery, Day Surgery, Laparoscopic cancer resections and inflammatory bowel surgery, Ileoanal Pouch Procedure, Pelvic floor surgery for defaecatory problems, Proctological surgery for Haemorrhoids, Fissures,Fistulae, Management of Gall stone disease, Management of all Abdominal and Groin Hernias

Research interests:

Colorectal Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel disease
I was awarded MPhil for two years of molecular biology research in early cytogenetic changes and effects of bile acids in Barrett's oesophagus.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Heatherwood and Wexham Park NHS Trust

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

Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland 
British Medical Association
Medical Defence Union
Royal College Of Surgeon England

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Priti Davatwal
Private secretary telephone number:
07501 734641 / 01753 869592
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday 4pm - 6pm, Wednesday 5pm - 7pm, Friday - AM
Background Information 
Professional profile:

My areas of expertise are General surgery and Laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal surgery. In the private sector I perform the same range of surgeries as on the NHS. I provide the latest and high quality of care to my patients. 

I am a highly trained General and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon. I have been a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at the Heatherwood and  Wexham Park Hospital NHS Trust since 2010. My higher surgical training has been predominantly in the Mersey Region and the South West Region. Following completion of my surgical training I spent 12 months doing Advanced Colorectal Fellowship at the UCLH (London) and  The Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital in London.

General Surgical Procedures: Laparoscopic and Open Hernia repair ( including inguinal , femoral, para-umbilical and incisional hernias).  Laparoscopic/open surgery for Gall bladder  disease. Management of abdominal emergencies including, appendicitis, diverticulitis, cholecystitis (Gall bladder infection), pancreatitis, obstructed/strangulated hernias, gastrointestinal bleeding and bowel obstruction.

Colorectal Procedures: Anal fissure/Anal fistula, Pilonidal sinus, Haemorrhoids- Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy, HALO Procedure, Rectal Prolapse surgery,​ Rectocele Repair, Faecal Incontinence.  Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Colitis (Crohns disease/Ulcerative Colitis), Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer (sphincter Preserving surgery and Extralevator Abdominoperineal Resection and pelvic reconstruction), Diverticular Disease, Gastroscopy/Colonoscopy/Flexible sigmoidoscopy.

Personal profile:

I enjoy spending time with my family. My wife is a Nurse Specialist in Pain Management and Neuromodulation and my son is in Secondary School.  I love travelling and  Playing sports ( cricket and hockey), Cycling, Running and listening to music.  I am a keen artist and enjoy oil painting, sketching and working on computer graphics.

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Mr Francis D'souza

Mr Francis D'souza General surgery Consultant, Slough, Berkshire, private hospital specialist.

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