Mr Rick Saunders

Consultant general and colorectal surgeon

Practising at

Spire Leeds Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Rick Saunders at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

I am a consultant general and colorectal surgeon with a particular interest in laparoscopic surgery. I qualified from Cambridge and trained in Nottingham and Leicester, where we developed significant experience in general surgery, proctology, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer.

I was awarded a Fellowship in Canada by the Association of Coloproctology, where I performed significant numbers of laparoscopic procedures - particularly laparoscopic colorectal procedures - which I am now performing in the UK.

Private contact details

Telephone 0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary Elaine Calderwood
Private secretary telephone 0113 808 5046
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of Surgeons GB and Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland

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Current NHS posts

Consultant general and colorectal surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Honorary senior lecturer, University of Leeds

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Personal Profile

I am a keen squash player and continue to play at county level. I enjoy skiing and sailing on vacation.

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