Consultant in Colorectal Surgery

Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr)
£74,393 - £96,583 per annum
04 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2018
General surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend

The department of general surgery based at the Princess of Wales Hospital are looking to appoint a Consultant in Colorectal Surgery to join the existing team. This is a replacement post and you will join 3 other consultant colleagues within the colorectal team.

The Directorate of Surgical Specialties is a large Directorate, in a site-based, managed, clinical unit comprising general surgery, urology, ophthalmology, ENT, oral maxillofacial surgery and trauma and orthopaedic surgery.

The post-holder would be expected to manage a wide caseload of common colorectal conditions, including cancer and inflammatory bowel disease within a multi-disciplinary environment. We wish to be able to offer a laparoscopic resection to all suitable patients and therefore experience of laparoscopic colorectal resection is essential (evidence of advanced laparoscopic training preferred). Ability and willingness to train juniors in laparoscopic resection is also required. A sub-specialty interest within colorectal surgery would be supported and encouraged. There are established links with the colorectal services in Morriston Hospital who provide specialist services for pelvic oncology work.

For further details please contact the team below andwe would welcome visits to the department and site.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Richard Johnson, Clinical Director / 01656 752855

Mr Paul Morcous, Clinical Lead / Consultant in Upper GI Surgery / 01656 754066

Consultants in Colorectal Surgery:

Ms Jo Hilton -

Mr Barry Appleton -

Mr Nihit Rawat -

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