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I am a specialist in the surgical treatment all diseases of the colon and rectum: cancer, diverticular, Crohn's, ulcerative colitis. I am an expert in laparoscopic surgery for bowel problems, and manage ano-rectal problems such as haemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, pilonidal sinus. As part of general surgery, I treat gallstones and hernias. I perform lower gastro-intestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy, as part of the investigation of bowel symptoms.
I have been a Consultant Surgeon since 2002. My specialist interest is colorectal surgery with specialist expertise in laparoscopic colon and rectum operations. I participate in the emergency on-call rota at the Lister hospital as part of the General Surgery team. I am a faculty member at the Iceni centre in Colchester where I teach laparoscopic colorectal surgery to senior surgical trainees. I have a fellow attached to my surgical team specifically to be trained in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.
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University of London / BSc (Hons) 1st / 1989
awarded for a one year period of research into the mechnism of pain during undergraduate medical training
MBBS / University of London / 1990
awarded at the end of medical training
MS / University of London / 2003
Awarded after a 2 year period of research into biomechanical properties of pelvic floor tissue culminating in writing of thesis
FRCS / London / 1995
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England - awarded after postgraduate study
FRCS (Gen Surg.) / London / 2001
Intercollegiate exit examination awarded after further examination before gaining Certificate of Completion of Surgical training and taking up consultant appointment
Lead for Colorectal Multi-Disciplinary Team at East and North Herts Trust
General Surgery representative for the Medical Advisory Committee Spire Harpenden
East and North Herts NHS Trust
Faculty at Iceni Centre Colchester (Laparoscopic Colorectal Training)
When not working I enjoy time on the golf course with my wife and son or going to watch my daughter performing in her latest school production.
I enjoy snow skiing and the whole family enjoy water-skiing in the summer.
I have run the London marathon twice raising £10,000 pounds for a local hospice and a childrens charity.
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