Mr James Wright

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

FRCS (Eng), MD, MB BS, BSc (Hons)

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I have been a consultant General and Colorectal (Bowel) surgeon for eight years. I have a wide scope of practice but specialise in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery and have a specialist interest in bowel cancer surgery. I pride myself in my communication skills concentrating on explaining things in a way that patients can easily understand.

I specialise in general and colorectal surgery and have an interest in the diagnosis of abdominal pain and the management of bowel cancer, gall bladder problems, hernias, constipation and disorders of the anus/ back passage, skin lumps such as lipomas, abcesses and sebaceous cysts as well as a varity of other less common abdominal problems.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr James Wright at Spire include:

General surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MB BS is a degree required to become a doctor

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS (Eng))

Member of the Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)

Professional leadership

I am the clinical lead for General Surgery at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (SUHFT)
I am the Royal College of Surgeons of England Surgical Tutor at SUHFT responsible for the delivery of training and education of the surgeons in training at SUHFT.

Personal profile

I enjoy spending my free time with my wife and two children. I like to keep fit and enjoy road cycling and being outdoors in the fresh air.

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