There are many conditions treated by our  colorectal surgeons.

They range from benign to malignant. Here we provide a basic outline of most of the common conditions we regularly manage.

This list is not exhaustive and does not cover rarer conditions  treated  in this practice.  If you would are not sure if your symptoms or condition is treated by our surgeons, please contact the rooms to enquire. Our staff will be able to assist with your query.

Other surgical  conditions our specialist treat include abdominal wall hernia, pilonidal sinus and endometriosis, in conjunction with specialist endometriosis gynaecologists.

1618Anal Fissure
Anal Fissure
A fissure is a tear in the anal canal. This often occurs following a hard motion. It does not heal and forms a small ulcer.
1648Anal Abscess & Anal Fistula
Anal Abscess & Anal Fistula
An abscess is a collection of pus in any localised space in the body. An anal abscess is one that occurs in the tissues around the anus.
1659Bowel Cancer
Bowel Cancer
Bowel cancer is a common malignancy that involves the bowel wall. It starts with changes within the cells of the lining, and with time may grow and progress through the wall and then reach other organs.
Constipation is a very common problem. It can be either not going to the toilet often to open the bowels, or the passing of hard stools. It is most often caused by low fibre and fluid in our diets, and a sedentary lifestyle.
1668Crohn’s Disease
Crohn’s Disease
Crohn's disease is a type of chronic inflammatory condition that usually involves parts of the small and or large bowel. At present the cause is not know, but there are  but many theories, and researchers continues to investigate this complex and varied disease.
1670Diverticular Disease
Diverticular Disease
Diverticulosis consists of small pockets of the inner lining (mucosa) of the colon. these can occur anywhere in the colon, but are more common in the sigmoid and left sided colon in Western populations.
1672Anal Incontinence Treatment
Anal Incontinence Treatment
Anal or faecal incontinence can be a very debilitating disease. There are many causes of faecal incontinence, but most common are with disorders of the anal sphincter and pelvic floor
Haemorrhoids are often described as "varicose veins" of the anal canal. They consist of various swollen blood vessels covered by lining of the anal canal.
1680Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 
The irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)  is common in our community. Many people have recurring gastrointestinal symptoms that can be attributable to IBS.
Polyps are growths in the lining of the bowel wall. They vary in their shape, size and location within the  bowel. They may be single or multiple.
Proctitis is an inflammatory condition of the lining (mucosa) of the rectum. Males and females are  equally affected and it is not specific to any particular age.
1676Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Prolapse
A prolapse is a protrusion of some part of the bowel through and outside the anus. It may occur in childhood or in the elderly. The cause is not know, but there are many possible explanations.
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