Mr Stephen Lake

Mr Stephen Lake

Consultant General Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Bowel surgery
  • Keyhole surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • General surgery
  • Hernia surgery

I am a Consultant General Surgeon specialising in laparoscopic colorectal (keyhole bowel) surgery. I have had key roles in introducing a number of very successful clinical services into Worcestershire including laparoscopic colorectal surgery and enhanced endoscopy techniques such as the national bowel cancer screening programme. In addition, I am a co-founder of the Worcestershire Bowel Clinic.

I graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1978 with a First Class Honours Degree in Medicine. Having completed junior doctor posts in the United Birmingham Hospitals and being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (1982), I undertook surgical training at the Royal Free Hospital in London. I was then appointed as Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Leicester during which time I completed my surgical training and under took a period of surgical research, for which I was awarded a Doctorate (MD) by the University of Leicester and in addition, a Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

I was appointed to the Worcester Royal Infirmary as a Consultant General Surgeon in 1991. During this time as consultant surgeon in Worcester I have undertaken a number of service delivery and management roles including Clinical Director for Cancer Services, Clinical Director for Surgery and Endoscopy.

Although still a Consultant General Surgeon as I fully participate in the general surgical emergency commitment of the Worcestershire Royal Hospital, I specialise in colorectal disease and in particular the investigation and treatment of patients by endoscopic (flexible telescope) and laparoscopic (keyhole) techniques.

I was appointed as an Intercollegiate Examiner (final assessor of Surgical Trainees) by the Intercollegiate Examination Board in 2006.


General Medical Council Number: C2430610

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Stephen Lake at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Endoscopy

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Additional information

Colorectal surgery
General surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

Special clinical interests: Bowel cancer screening and laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

Consultant General Surgeon, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr Stephen Lake is a director of the Worcestershire Bowel Clinic Limited which provides consultancy services for fees of £5,000 per annum for the purposes of retaining JAG accreditation.
Telephone Self-pay: 01905 362 252
Private secretary Mrs Anne Long (WBC & Endoscopy Administrator)
Private secretary telephone 01905 362 053
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