Mr Richard Wharton


Practising at

Spire Norwich Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Richard Wharton at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

General surgery Coloproctology Colorectal surgery Laparoscopic surgery Minimal access surgery

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Professional profile

Mr Wharton graduated from St Thomas Hospital Medical School, London. Subsequent training occurred at St Georges Hospital, London before spending two years researching the biological activity of colorectal cancer, which led to Master of Surgery degree. Higher surgical training was based at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. In addition one year was spent at the Royal Marsden Hospital specialising in cancer surgery. Before becoming a consultant, he underwent a years specialist colorectal training at St Mark's Hospital, London.

Lately he has led the new development of the colorectal service at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital.

Clinical Interests

General surgery
Colorectal surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

Colorectal cancer, laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

Private contact details

Telephone 01603 255574
Private secretary telephone 01603 866130
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Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

Outside interests include racing yachts on the Solent and playing the guitar badly!

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