Mr Mark Gudgeon

Consultant General Surgeon

MS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed)


Specialises in

I was appointed as a consultant surgeon to the Derbyshire royal infirmary in 1995 and was subsequently appointed to Frimley Park hospital in 1998. As a senior registrar I developed a special interest in colorectal surgery. I was one of the early developers of laparoscopic colorectal surgery and have been a trainer on the national programme since its inception. More recently I have developed a major interest in robotic surgery.Whilst I trained as a general surgeon working in all areas of the speciality I have focused particularly on laparoscopic surgery and my main research interest is the improvement of rectal cancer surgery. I am an accredited colonoscopist for the national bowel cancer screening programme. Improving the treatment of rectal cancer and training the next generation of surgeons has been my main focus.Some of the procedures carried our by me are: Laparoscopic and tension free mesh hernia repair, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease, Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy, Treatment of haemorrhoids and other perianal conditions.I have done over 12,000 colonoscopies, over 1,000 operations to remove bowel cancer and over 400 resections for rectal. I have an increasingly busy medico-legal practice predominantly related to medical negligence.Additional positions held include; Clinical Director for Surgery (1999-2003), Deputy Clinical Director of Surgery at Frimley Health, Secretarial and council roles on national organisations as outlined above, past Frimley Park Cancer lead, past lead clinician for colorectal cancer and current lead clinician for gastrointestinal surgery at Frimley Health.
Read more...

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Mark Gudgeon at Spire include:

General surgery

Get in touch

Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Clare Park Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

72246
True
consultant

Marketing Information

Spire would like to provide you with marketing information about products and services offered by Spire and by selected third-party partners. If you do not consent for us to process your personal data for marketing activities, we will still be able to contact you about your enquiry.

We may contact you by email, SMS or phone about your enquiry. If we try to contact you by phone (mobile and/or landline) and you are not available, we may leave you a voicemail message. We may also use your details to contact you about patient surveys we use for improving our service or monitoring outcomes, which are not a form of marketing.

Submit my enquiry

Additional information

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of Coloproctology Great Britain and Ireland

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

British Medical Association

British Society of Gastroenterology

General Medical Council

Medical Defence Union

Royal Society of Medicine

Professional leadership

Lead Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Deputy Clinical Director of Surgery at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Current NHS posts

Frimley Park Hospital

Personal profile

I am married to Judy, a consultant anaesthetist and have two teenage boys. Many hours have been enjoyed on the touchline over the years. I enjoy country pursuits and the outdoors with a keen interest in photography. I play the occasional round of golf, take any opportunity to sail and enjoy working and exercising my two Labradors and cocker spaniel. Holidays are spent skiing, fishing and enjoying many other activities.

Contact information

Telephone Self-funding: 01252 895 490
Website http://www.surreyherniaclinic.com
Private secretary Rosalyn Thomas
Private secretary telephone 01252 851270
Private secretary fax 01252 852361
Private secretary email mrgudgeonpa@gensurgeon.com