Mr Andrew  Day

Mr Andrew Day

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Day at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

I am a consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. During my training I did a two year fellowship at the Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit in Guildford, where I completed an MD research project which focused on the optimisation of patient care before and after bowel surgery. I also received a nationally-awarded Ethicon laparoscopic colorectal fellowship, during which I received further specialised training in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) bowel cancer surgery.

I specialise in general and colorectal surgery with a specific interest in laparoscopic bowel surgery, hernia surgery, colonoscopy and the treatment of anal fissures, fistulae and haemorrhoids. I am a JAG accredited colonoscopist. I have a particular interest in 'Enhanced Recovery', which aims to optimise patients pre- and post-operative care in order to improve their recovery following bowel surgery.

I am the Enhanced Recovery surgical lead and audit lead at East Surrey Hospital.

I am South Thames Rep on the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland Council.

I have over forty publications in peer-reviewed journals, many on the subject of Enhanced Recovery and outcomes following bowel cancer surgery. I have presented at many national and international conferences and been awarded a number of prizes including the David Dunn Medal from the ALSGBI and the John Farndon Award from the ASGBI. I am an ATLS and CCrISP instructor, training junior doctors in trauma care and management of the critically ill surgical patient.

Clinical Interests

Colorectal surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Hernia repair surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS(2000) BSc(1997) FRCS(Eng)(2013) MD(2015) / St. George's Hospital Medical School / 2000
Consultant General Surgeon

Professional memberships

Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
European Association for Endoscopic Surgery
British Medical Association

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Current NHS posts

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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Private contact details

Telephone Insured: 01293 778 919; Self funding: 01293 778 906
Private secretary Olivia Hum
Private secretary telephone 07963 466976
Private secretary email