Consultant Profile

Mr Iain M Bain

Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Colorectal laparoscopic surgery

Research interests:

Colonoscopy and functional bowel disorders

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General Surgeon at The University Hospital of North Durham

Year of first medical qualification:
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8687
Thursday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Bain's early medical training was in Cambridge and London moving to Birmingham for his colorectal Surgery training. He was appointed as a consultant in general surgery with colorectal interest in 1999 and led the development of fast track colorectal cancer services. 

He is involved with NORCCAG a prospective audit of outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery in the Northern region. His clinical practice is largely in colorectal disease although he does minor paediatric surgery and on-call for general surgery. His main operative interests are in cancer surgery inflammatory bowel disease and now laparoscopic surgery. As well as a busy clinical practice he has been heavily involved in the development of family history bowel cancer clinics the improvement in Endoscopy services especially colonoscopy and the local bid for colorectal cancer screening (to be based at Bishop Auckland). 

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Mr Iain M Bain

Mr Iain M Bain General surgery Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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