Mr Dominic Coull

Consultant General Surgeon

BSc, MB BS, MS, FRCSEd (Gen Surg)

Specialises in

  • Hernia repairs and surgery
  • Groin pain
  • Laparoscopic investigation and surgery

I am an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons. I qualified in 1995 from the University of London and undertook my surgical training in the South West Thames region. I completed my training with a much sought-after laparoscopic (keyhole) surgical fellowship in colorectal and general surgery at the UK's leading rectal cancer hospital in Basingstoke. I am now on the teaching faculty to train other consultants in laparoscopic surgery at European surgical institutions in Paris, Hamburg and the UK.

My current average length of stay for patients after colorectal cancer surgery is 3 days compared to the national average of 8 days and my successful colonoscopy completion rate is currently 99%, well above the national requirement of 90%.

I pride myself on having first-class, honest, reassuring communication with patients and their next of kin to help them through their surgical procedures.

I was appointed as a consultant surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital to initiate the provision of laparoscopic TEP hernia repairs and laparoscopic colorectal surgery there.

I was awarded a Masters degree for research into Inflammatory Bowel Disease.


General Medical Council Number: C4195706

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Dominic Coull at Spire include:

General surgery

Colorectal surgery


Other treatments

  • Coloproctology
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Minimal access surgery

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Additional information

Special Clinical Interests: Laparoscopic hernias and colorectal surgery, colonoscopy, rectal bleeding and modern management of haemorrhoids including HALO and DG HAL-RAR procedures, change in bowel habit (diarrhoea and constipation), colorectal cancer, Crohn's Disease, ulcerative colitis, anal fissures and fistulae, diverticular disease, pilonidal sinus surgery.

Professional memberships

Association of Surgeons of GB and Ireland

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB and Ireland

Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland

Royal Society of Medicine Section of Coloproctology

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Medical Association

General Medical Council

  • Anal fissures
  • Ileoanal pouches for inflammatory bowel disease
  • Laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery

Consultant Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon, Royal Berkshire Hospital

I am a former national junior tennis champion and was a professional tennis coach for a year before starting university. I am also a keen golfer with a handicap of 18 and a regular gym attender, and greatly enjoy the theatre and travel.

Telephone 0118 955 3452
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