Gastrointestinal (GI) surgery

We provide gastrointestinal surgery services. The surgeries we offer include the following.

Emergency general surgery for:

Colorectal surgery for the bottom, including:

Colorectal surgery for the bowel, including:

Pelvic floor assessment and stoma care

Upper gastrointestinal surgery for:

  • the food pipe (oesophagus)
  • the stomach
  • the duodenum (small bowel)
  • hernias

Thyroid and endocrine surgery for:

We are the south east regional centre for upper gastro-oesophageal surgery. We carry out surgery for cancer and other conditions of the oesophagus and stomach.


Nightingale ward is a short-stay surgical ward.

Gastrointestinal (GI) unit (Northumberland and Page wards) is for gastrointestinal surgery patients.

Our consultants

Consultants in our upper gastrointestinal surgery service:

Consultants in our colorectal unit:

Consultants in our emergency surgery team:

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.

You can also email [email protected] for more information.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7188 8875


Upper gastrointestinal, thyroid and endocrine surgery: [email protected]

Colorectal surgery: [email protected]

We reply to emails within 3 working days.

Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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