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Mr Simon Phillips

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
MA, DM, FRCS

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Phillips at Spire include:

General surgery at Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Professional profile

I studied and trained at Oxford and Cambridge before completing my general surgical training in London. Following specialist registration, I undertook advanced training in colorectal disease at St. Mark's Hospital, a national referral unit for complex bowel disorders. My final laparoscopic training was completed in Bristol, recently awarded recognition as a UK laparoscopic training unit.

My special interests include surgical treatment of prolapse and pelvic floor disorders, and the modern (day-case) stapling procedures for piles and disorders of defecation. My laparoscopic practice is broad, covering bowel resection for cancer and IBD, gallstone disease and abdominal hernia including incisional hernia.

My research explored the immune processes which enhance survival in patients with bowel cancer and led to a Doctorate from the University of Oxford.


Clinical Interests

General surgery
Coloproctology
Colorectal surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Minimal access surgery

Laparoscopic hernia surgery, piles, haemorrhoids and anal fissure, including stapled (day-case, haemorrhoidectomy, prolapse, pelvic floor disorders, fistula surgery, pilonidal disease

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board.

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Personal Profile

I am married with 3 young children. My free time is devoted to my lively family. Quiet moments are snatched by escaping outdoors and tending the garden. Family holidays to recharge the batteries are spent in Denmark.

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 6011
Private secretary email secretary@smphillips.com

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