Colorectal Surgery

St Mark's Hospital is the country's leading specialist hospital for colorectal and intestinal disease. As one of the three core hospitals comprising The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust all patients referred to the Trust benefit form the high quality and leading edge care provided by specialists at St Mark's. We see all types of problems ranging from haemorrhoids to major bowel resection and intestinal failure. All gastro-intestinal services are co-ordinated through the St Mark's division, including access to endoscopy and upper GI clinics. We have a service providing both direct access to local GPs and a tertiary centre for more complex patients, including patients with suspected cancer.

Please see the link to St Mark's Hospital website for more detailed information.

Description of service

We manage many different types of patients including major surgery, intestinal failure, stoma care, polyposis and irritable bowel disease.  We support patients with continence issues using physiology, biofeedback and sacral nerve stimulation. Specialist radiolgical investigation and advanced endoscopy are also available.


Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals

Most services are provided from St Mark's Hospital which can be accessed directly from the ring road (car park 4) or via the link corridor from the main hospital. Outpatients and endoscopy are located on level 3 and physiology, biofeedback and radiology can be found on level 4.

At St Mark's, the majority of patients requiring an inpatient stay will be on Frederick Salmon Ward which you can access from St Mark's or Northwick Park Hopsitals. The Intestinal Failure Unit for patients requiring specialist care is on Jonson ward on level 9 of Northwick Park's main ward block.

Central Middlesex Hospital

Outpatient services are provided from the ACAD centre which is based at the back of Central Middlesex Hopsital.


Central Middlesex Hospital

  • Appointments Line CMH
    020 8453 2203 9am - 4pm daily
  • Team Co-ordinator CMH
    020 8453 2428

Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals

  • General Manager
    020 8869 3833
  • Appointments Line St. Mark's
    020 8235 4051 9.00 am-4.30 pm Mon - Friday
  • Booking Centre
    020 8235 4200 9.00 am-5.00 pm

Consultants and other key staff

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