Mr Richard Lovegrove

General Surgeon

MB BS MD FRCS


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I am a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon who specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole) and complex reoperative surgery. I have been the lead surgeon for inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease and colitis) in Worcestershire since 2015. I am currently the Clinical Director for Endoscopy at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and have led a number of service improvements, including a nurse-led service for suspected colorectal cancer referrals, which has resulted in a significant reduction in times to first investigation.

I completed my surgical training in London and Oxford, undertaking Fellowships in inflammatory bowel disease surgery in Oxford and Toronto. During my training I started a research degree, obtaining an MD, looking at outcomes after ileoanal pouch surgery and helped establish the National Ileal Pouch Registry.

In addition to these services that I offer patients with Crohn’s and colitis, I also have an interest in the management of anal fistulas, haemorrhoids and continent ileostomy (Kock pouch) surgery. I perform general surgical procedures, such as hernia repairs.

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Treatment information

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

Colorectal surgery

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Clinical interests

Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease
Laparoscopic surgery

Special clinical interests: Anal fistula, anal fissure, proctology, haemorrhoids.

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Private secretary Mrs Sally Wrenn
Private secretary telephone 07504 827664
Private secretary email sally@ibdsurgeon.uk