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MR Golam Farook

MR Golam Farook

Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon
MB BS, FRCS, FICS, MS (General Surgery)

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by MR Golam Farook at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

I trained in colorectal and general surgery and my practice includes: * Upper and lower G.I. endoscopies * Bowel cancer surgery e.g. laparoscopy * Inflammatory bowel surgery including crohn's, ulcerative colitis and pouch surgery * Faecal Incontinence and functional bowel disorder e.g. obstructive defecation, rectal prolapse * Perianal conditions including piles/fistula in ano/fissure * Laparoscopic surgery including gall bladder, inguinal hernia and incisional hernia. * All aspects of general surgery and endoscopies


Clinical Interests

Colorectal surgery

Colorectal cancer surgery / Laparoscopic colorectal surgery Inflammatory bowel disorders including ileoanal pouch surgery General surgery Laparoscopic surgery including hernias and gall bladders Pelvic floor surgery e.g.rectal prolapse, obstructive defecation Perianal conditions eg piles, fistula, fissure Faecal incontinence Upper and lower GI endoscopies

Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8636
Email g_farook@hotmail.com
Private secretary Vicky Surtees
Private secretary telephone 0191 4151272 Ext 2380
Private secretary fax 0191 4176573
Private secretary email victoria.surtees@spirehealthcare.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / Calcutta / 1988
Bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery


Professional memberships

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

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Personal Profile

I am involved in charity and community work. Also I am involved in cricket coaching to children.

My hobbies include:cricket, swimming, badminton, collecting postal stamps and gardening

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