Mr Iain David Anderson

Consultant General Surgeon

MD, FRCS, BSc


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Following training in Manchester, Edinburgh and specialist centres abroad,I was appointed to Hope Hospital in 1995. I also work in the intestinal failure and fistula unit, which is a national referral centre for complex intestinal problems following surgery.I am a general surgeon with special interests in hernia, gallbladder, colorectal and endocrine and thyroid surgery.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Iain David Anderson at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

Incisional hernia repair
Surgery for colitis and Crohn's disease

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Spire Manchester Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Colonoscopy
Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Thyroid disease
Minimal access surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Endoscopy
Laparoscopic surgery
Parathyroid disease

Special Clinical Interests: Anal and bowel problems, Anal Fistula, Crohn's disease, Rectal bleeding.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Surgeon, Hope Hospital, Salford

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester

Director Emergency Surgery, ASGBI

Personal profile

I live in Bolton and work in Salford. My three children are my principal hobby and my struggles to keep up with them! My sporting interests include golf, skiing and gardening.

Contact information

Private secretary Gail Eckersley
Private secretary telephone 0161 206 5129
Private secretary fax 0161 206 1393
Private secretary email gail.eckersley@srft.nhs.uk