Consultant Profile

Mr John Corson

Mr John Corson MD, FRCS Ed (Gen)
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
Special clinical interests:
Colorectal surgery
Hernia surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Paediatric surgery
Research interests:
Hernia repair
Stenting of colorectal cancer
Colonoscopy audit
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Clinical Tutor, University of Newcastle
Surgeon Lt Commander, Royal Naval Reserve
Consultant Colorectal/General Surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Association of Coloproctology
Association of Surgeons
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 415 1272
Private secretary fax:
0191 415 5541
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Tuesday p.m.Friday morning
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Corson is a consultant colorectal/general surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital, with sub-interests in laparoscopic and paediatric surgery.

His research interests are hernia repair, colorectal cancer care and endoscopy.

Please note: Children can be seen for consultation at Spire Washington Hospital. However, any interventional procedures on children under the age of 16 would not be carried out at our hospital. Treatment for those aged over 16 is subject to risk assessment on an individual basis.
Personal profile:
Mr Corson is a Surgeon Commander with the Royal Naval Reserves.

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Mr John Corson

Mr John Corson General surgery Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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