A Harley Street based team of experienced colorectal surgeons offering assessment and treatment for all colorectal conditions, including haemorrhoids, pilonidal sinus and bowel cancer.
Where can I find treatment for rectal and bowel problems in London?
The London Rectal Clinic is conveniently located at 108 Harley Street, London. The consultant colorectal surgeons are available every day of the week, except Tuesday and appointments can usually be offered within 24-48 hours. The London Rectal Clinic has onsite facilities for x-ray, ultrasound and day surgery. MRI and inpatient surgery can be rapidly arranged at one of the Clinic's partner facilities.
Skilled assessment of colorectal symptoms
Most patients attending The London Rectal Clinic have been referred by their GP. Symptoms requiring assessment include:
- Rectal bleeding or black stools
- Diarrhoea or constipation for more than four weeks
- Anal pain, discharge or swelling
- Abdominal pain
Bowel cancer screening
Although a major cause of cancer death in the UK, bowel cancer can be prevented by detecting and removing the potentially cancerous polyps that develop in the bowel. The London Rectal Clinic is able to offer a consultation, proctoscopy and sigmoidoscopy with one of their specialist colorectal surgeons, combined with a virtual colonoscopy performed by a specialist colorectal radiologist.
Day colorectal surgery
The London Rectal Clinic is able do many investigations and procedures as day surgery, including:
- Excision of pilonidal sinus
Inpatient colorectal surgery
The colorectal surgeons at The London Rectal Clinic are experts in the surgical treatment of:
- Rectal cancer
- Colon cancer
- Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
An expert team of colorectal surgeons
Mr Ahmed R Ahmed BSc(Hons) FRCS (Gen)
Mr Ahmed is Consultant Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College, London. He is a specialist in gastrointestinal, bariatric and laparoscopic surgery.
Mr Gordon Buchanan MD MSc FRCS (Gen)
A highly experienced colorectal surgeon, Dr Buchanan is Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London
Mr Emin Carapeti BSc MBBS MD FRCS (Gen)
Formerly a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Guy's Hospital, Mr Carapeti is a specialist in the surgical treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. He is a pioneer in day case surgery for haemorrhoids.
Dr Devinder Singh Bansi BM DM FRCS
Dr Bansi is Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine to the Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London. He has a specialist interest in inflammatory bowel disease and therapeutic endoscopy.
How can I see a colorectal surgeon at The London Rectal Clinic?
The consultants at The London Rectal Clinic most commonly see insured patients who have been referred by their GP or a specialist. However, they are happy to provide assessment and treatment of colorectal conditions to self referring patients and those sponsored by a third party, an employer, for example.