Mr Simon Middleton

Mr Simon Middleton

Consultant General Surgeon
MB, ChB, MS, FRCS (Gen Surg)

Practising at

Spire Dunedin Hospital

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Treatment information

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

General surgery


Colorectal surgery


Other treatments

General surgery

  • Coloproctology
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Minimal access surgery


  • Inflammatory bowel disease

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Professional profile

Mr Middleton completed his general surgical training in the South Thames (West) region. His sub-specialty training is in colorectal surgery, in which he completed his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 2000. He was awarded a Master of Surgery (MS) following the publication of his thesis on research into hereditary bowel cancer carried out during a two year period at St Mark's Hospital at Northwick Park in Harrow. He was appointed Consultant Surgeon in 2001.

His clinical interests are in the modern management of haemorrhoids (piles) and he is Medical Director of the British Haemorrhoid Centre and Reading HALO centre, based at Spire Dunedin, which specialise in safe, effective and virtually pain-free pile surgery.

He also specialises in the treatment of bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and other anal and rectal disorders such as fissures, fistulas and abscesses, as well as general surgical conditions including all types of hernia and gallstones, including laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.

Mr Middleton is general surgical representative to Dunedin Hospital Medical Advisory Committee.

Clinical Interests

Special Clinical Interests: Modern management of haemorrhoids (piles); HALO operation; Colorectal surgery; Bowel cancer; Colonoscopy; Inflammatory bowel disease surgery; Hernia repair surgery; Gallbladder disease; laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
Association of Coloproctocology of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
St Mark's Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, Berks

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, West Berkshire Community Hospital, Newbury, Berks

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0780 956 2460
Private secretary Zoe Horwood
Private secretary telephone 0780 956 2460
Private secretary email