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Colorectal surgery

The department of colorectal surgery specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal and anal pathology including bowel cancer (colorectal cancer), diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease).

Services provided

We treat a variety of other conditions such as anal fissure, anal fistulae, haemorrhoids (piles), anal skin tags, fibroepithelial polyps, warts, pruritis ani (anal itching), pilonidal sinus and pelvic floor disorders including rectal prolapse. Our aim is to treat patients with skill, confidentiality and understanding. Many patients can be diagnosed and treated within the outpatient clinic but others will require further investigations and we have access to a full range of specialist investigations and treatments for colorectal disease.

Contact the team

Mr Neil Keeling, consultant surgeon: 01284 712696

Mr Justin Alberts, consultant surgeon: 01284 712894

Mr Nicholas Ward, consultant surgeon: 01284 713223

Ian Lord (Consultant in General Surgery)

Krishna Varadhan (Consultant in General Surgery)

Mr Thomas Athisayaraj (Colorectal and General Surgery Consultant) 

Mr Boby Sebastian, general surgeon, 01284 712894

Sister Margaret Harold, senior colorectal specialist nurse: 01284 712697

Sister Nicky Bloomfield, colorectal specialist nurse: 01284 712697

Sister Katie Lloyd, stoma specialist: 01284 712697 

Nicky Wright (Stoma Support Nurse)

Jo Manning STT (Straight To Test) Nurse  (01284) 712715

Ellie Tingle STT (Straight To Test) Nurse (01284) 712715

Patient information