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Mr Michael Norwood

Mr Michael Norwood

General Surgeon
MB ChB, FRCS, MD, M.MinInvSu, CertMedEd

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Michael Norwood at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

I have been a consultant colorectal and general surgeon since 2010. My sub-specialists interest is minimally invasive treatment for bowel cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

I specialise in general and colorectal surgery surgery, with a specific interest in minimally invasive (key hole) treatments for bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and hernias. I also perform endoscopic procedures such as colonoscopy and regularly treat patients with perianal conditions such as piles (including THD/HALO) and skin tags, anal fissure, anal fistula and pilonidal sinus.

In addition to my clinical work, I am the general surgery lead for undergraduate surgical education at the University of Leicester. I am also a local lead investigator for a number of national clinical trials. Outside the UK, I am involved in an endoscopy training program in Ghana.


Clinical Interests

General surgery
Colonoscopy
Coloproctocology
Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Gastrointestinal surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease
Motility disorder
Gastrointestinal
Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery
Oncology
Bowel cancer


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Qualification and professional memberships

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery / University of Leicester / 1998
MB ChB

MD / University of Leicester / 2004
Doctor of Medicine

CertMedEd / Dundee University / 2007
Certificate in Medical Education

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons (London) / 2009
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

M.MinInvSu / University of Adelaide (Australia) / 2010
Masters Degree in Minimally Invasive Surgery


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
British Hernia Society


Professional leadership

I am the general surgery lead for undergraduate education at the University of Leicester.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, Leicester Royal Infirmary
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leicester

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Personal Profile

Outside of medicine I enjoy spending time with my family, cycling and traveling.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Louise/Jo
Private secretary telephone 07749 329 375