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Consultant Alastair Brookes

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon
MB ChB MD FRCS(Ed)

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Consultant Alastair Brookes at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

- Pelvic floor problems including incontinence, constipation and prolapse.

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Professional profile

I completed my surgical training in all aspects of colorectal and general surgery in the West Midlands and Lincolnshire. During my training, I took time out to undertake a clinical research post at the University of Leicester. I was awarded an MD for research into the treatment of colorectal cancer using compounds derived from cruciferous vegetables e.g. sprouts. After completing training, I undertook a post-CCT fellowship in pelvic floor dysfunction before taking up my present post as Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon at Walsall Manor Hospital.

I specialise in general and colorectal surgery with particular interest in the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and pelvic floor problems including faecal incontinence and rectal prolapse.

In conjunction with my clinical work, I have an interest in surgical education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. I am actively involved in teaching medical students and am the supervisor for a number of surgical trainees.

Throughout my career, I have been interested in research and have published a number of papers on various aspects of colorectal surgery and surgical education.

Clinical Interests

Coloproctology
Colorectal surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Bristol / 2001
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery

MD / University of Leicester / 2014
Doctor of Medicine

FRCS(Ed) / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2014
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeon


Professional memberships

Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST)


Professional leadership

I am the pelvic floor surgery lead and the surgical lead for emergency surgery at Walsall Manor Hospital.

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Current NHS posts

Walsall Manor Hospital

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Private contact details

Telephone 0121 5148 552/0121 5146 827