Mr Austin Acheson

Mr Austin Acheson

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Hernia surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Haemorrhoids removal treatment
  • Barium enema
  • Bowel surgery, colostomy and ileostomy

I have been a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon in Nottingham since 2005. I trained in Belfast, Oxford and St Mark’s.

I am currently the chair of the Research and Audit Committee of The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland.

I have research interests in clinical trials and a chief investigator of three NIHR multi-centre funded portfolio RCTs looking at the response to iron treatment in patients with cancer.

General Medical Council Number: C3677227

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Austin Acheson at Spire include:

Colorectal surgery

Get in touch

Important information about Covid-19 tests

COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Nottingham Hospital.


Marketing Information

Spire would like to provide you with marketing information about products and services offered by Spire and by selected third-party partners. If you do not consent for us to process your personal data for marketing activities, we will still be able to contact you about your enquiry.

We may contact you by email, SMS or phone about your enquiry. If we try to contact you by phone (mobile and/or landline) and you are not available, we may leave you a voicemail message. We may also use your details to contact you about patient surveys we use for improving our service or monitoring outcomes, which are not a form of marketing.

Submit my enquiry

Additional information

Colorectal surgery

FRCS / United Kingdom / 2004
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

MD / Nottingham University / 2003
Doctor of Medicine

MB, BCH / Queen's University Belfast / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Nottingham University Hospitals.

Telephone 0115 672 7106
Private secretary telephone 0115 937 7800
Private secretary email