Simon Radley is a specialist colorectal surgeon whose special interests include advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, colonoscopy, functional bowel disorders, haemorrhoids, cancer surgery, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Simon Radley is a founder of The Birmingham Bowel Clinic the first private centre of excellence for managing bowel conditions in the West Midlands. Birmingham Bowel Clinic has recruited a team of highly qualified specialists to provide a comprehensive and integrated service with a multidisciplinary approach to the management of bowel conditions.
Simon Radley performs the HALO procedure, which is the swift and virtually pain-free treatment for people who suffer with haemorrhoids.
Education and specialist training in colorectal surgery
Mr Simon Radley, MBCHB MD FRCS, graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1985 with Honours in Surgery.
He undertook registrar surgical training in general and colorectal surgery in the West Midlands and went on to complete his specialist training in colorectal surgery at St Marks Hospital in London. During his registrar surgical training he also undertook an overseas training fellowship, having been awarded grants from the International College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He travelled to America to Boston, Minneapolis and The Mayo Clinic to study treatments for early and advanced rectal cancer.
On completion of his registrar surgical training he took up a post as Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery at Birmingham University and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
Current position: Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in the West Midlands
Mr Simon Radley was appointed to the post of Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in April 2002 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. As a consultant he has played a key role in introducing laparoscopic colorectal surgery and enhanced surgery recovery protocols to University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and to BMI The Priory Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Having a large inflammatory bowel disease practice, he became the first West Midlands surgeon to perform the complex laparoscopic ileoanal pouch procedure and now receives referrals from throughout the region.
With his gynaecological colleagues he pioneered the first combined pelvic floor clinic in the West Midlands. He has been responsible for introducing novel treatments for pelvic floor dysfunction such as sacral nerve modulation to the West Midlands.
He has used his expertise in laparoscopic colorectal surgery to develop a service at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital where he holds an honorary contract.
Mr Simon Radley has been the Clinical Service Lead for Gastro-intestinal surgery at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. He is regularly invited to lecture at local, national and international meetings.
He is a trainer in the national LAPCO training program, which aims to teach UK Consultant Surgeons how to perform laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery.
Conditions treated by Mr Radley at Birmingham Bowel Clinic
Procedures performed by Mr Radley at Birmingham Bowel Clinic
Research and publications
Mr Radley has published widely on colorectal disease and in particular functional bowel disorders. He has written several book chapters. View Mr Simon Radley’s extensive list of research and publications.
GMC Number: 3063565 Check this doctor's GMC registration
Date of registration: 04 August 1986
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