Mr Ian Botterill

Mr Ian Botterill

Consultant Colorectal and Hernia Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Hernia surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Keyhole surgery
  • Haemorrhoid treatment

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My specialist interests include colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, hernia, haemorrhoid treatment, surgery for complex incisional hernias, intestinal complications of radiotherapy and pilonidal sinus disease.

I conduct specialist clinics at LGI for teenagers who require follow-up into adulthood and patients with radiation enteritis.

After graduating from Cambridge University and Manchester University, I trained in Sheffield, Liverpool and Leeds. I also visited a unit in Copenhagen that specialises in enhanced recovery after large bowel surgery.

I am also a trainer in abdominal wall reconstruction for three UK/European companies who manufacture synthetic and biologic mesh for incisional hernia repair.


General Medical Council Number: 3541447

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ian Botterill at Spire include:

General surgery

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Additional information

Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons (England)

Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland

Association of Surgeons of GB and Ireland

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

American Hernia Society

Consultant Colorectal and Hernia Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Consultant Colorectal and Hernia Surgeon, Wharfedale General Hospital

I enjoy golf - I am a member of Moortown Golf Club - skiing, backgammon, rugby and cricket. I enjoy spending time with my three children.