Mr John Corson

Consultant General Surgeon

MD, FRCS Ed (Gen)

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I am a consultant colorectal/general surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital, with sub-interests in laparoscopic and paediatric surgery. My research interests are hernia repair, colorectal cancer care and endoscopy.

PLEASE NOTE: Children can be seen for consultation at Spire Washington Hospital. However, any interventional procedures on children under the age of 16 would not be carried out at our hospital. Treatment for those aged over 16 is subject to risk assessment on an individual basis.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr John Corson at Spire include:

General surgery

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Glasgow / 1984
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Current NHS posts

Consultant Colorectal/General Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Personal profile

I am a Surgeon Commander with the Royal Naval Reserves.

Contact information

Telephone 0191 418 8636
Private secretary fax 0191 415 5541
Private secretary email