Mr Gary Atkin

Mr Gary Atkin

Consultant General Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gary Atkin at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

Gastrointestinal surgery, Coloproctology, Colorectal surgery

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at East and North Herts NHS Trust. I qualified from Manchester University, and trained in General Surgery on the North West London training programme. I underwent specialist training in Colorectal Surgery at St Mark's and Chelsea Westminster Hospitals.

I specialise in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, and my main interest is the surgical treatment of bowel cancer. I also treat a wide range of non-cancerous bowel and anal conditions, such as haemorrhoids, diverticular disease, and anal fistulas. In addition, I perform endoscopic procedures (gastroscopy and colonoscopy) and surgery for gallstones and hernias.

I endeavor to take a compassionate and personal approach, ensuring patients feel comfortable and fully understand the treatment options available to them. I take time to explain things clearly and understand the anxieties a patient may experience. As such, I receive regular positive feedback and testimonials.

Clinical Interests

General surgery
Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

Bowel cancer, treatment of anal conditions.

Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112 / 020 8901 5555
Private secretary Hannah Bentley
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at East and North Herts NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I am married and a devoted father to a young daughter. In my spare time I am an avid sports fan and a collector of vintage books.

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