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Services provided by the department

Our colorectal service is provided by a dedicated team of consultants, senior doctors, specialist nurses, therapists and administration staff.

Our aim is to provide the highest possible quality of care for the local population and patients travelling out of area to access our specialist services. As part of the general surgery department the colorectal service provides care for planned and unplanned hospital care. We provide a broad range of services including:

  • Elective surgery
  • Emergency surgery
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Complex surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Trans anal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Pelvic Floor Clinic
  • Ano-rectal physiology
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal and general surgical clinics
  • Enhanced Recovery Programme
  • Specialist Nurse led services
  • Preoperative assessment


A colorectal multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meeting runs weekly to discuss patients with complex, non-cancer related disease.

The Colorectal cancer services are part of the Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire (SWSH) Cancer Network. The multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meet weekly to discuss all patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer. St Luke's Cancer Centre, Guildford is the regional cancer centre and from where our oncologists are based.

The MDT includes:

  • Consultant Surgeons
  • Consultant Oncologist
  • Consultant Radiologist
  • Consultant Pathologist
  • Colorectal Cancer Nurse Specialists
  • MDT coordinator
  • Stoma Nurse Specialists
  • Gastroenterologists


Our Clinical Team

The clinical team in the department are listed below. They offer the following specialist treatments:

  • Laparoscopic and open Colorectal surgery,
  • Pelvic floor surgery/anorectal physiology and Endoanal ultrasound for prolapse and faecal incontinence,
  • Inflammatory bowel surgery including Ileo-anal pouch,
  • Laparoscopic and open repairs for abdominal wall hernia,
  • Colonoscopy
  • Pilonoidal sinus surgery,
  • Surgery of malignant melanoma and sarcoma,
  • Irritable groin surgery
  • Perineal surgery including haemorrhoids, fistulae (simple and complex) and other perianal conditions;
  • On-call surgery including laparoscopic cholecystectomy


Mr Philip BEARN

Mr Philip BEARN

GMC: 2732185

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Laparoscopic surgery, endometriosis
Trans-anal Endoscopic MicroSurgery (TEMS)
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of polyps (EMR)

Miss Rana MADANI

Miss Rana MADANI

GMC: 5203973

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer and benign disease
Inflammatory Bowel disease
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)

Mr Pasha NISAR

Mr Pasha NISAR

GMC: 4586283

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

KSS NIHR CRN Lead for Surgery
Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer
Pelvic floor, benign and inflammatory bowel disease

Mr Humphrey SCOTT

Mr Humphrey SCOTT

GMC: 2785107

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Head of School of Surgery and Assoc Dean for KSS
Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer
Pelvic floor and benign bowel pathology

Mr Jonathan TRICKETT

Mr Jonathan TRICKETT

GMC: 4107798

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon (Specialty Lead)

Trans-anal Endoscopic MicroSurgery (TEMS)
Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer
Benign bowel pathology, endometriosis

Mr Prateesh TRIVEDI

Mr Prateesh TRIVEDI

GMC: 4736318

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon (Colorectal Cancer Lead)

Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer
Proctology, pelvic floor and inflammatory bowel disease


Jo Polley
Faithe Cockroft
Marguerite Kelly

Colorectal Nurse Specialists

Anna Burrows

Colorectal Nurse Endoscopist

Dawn McWilliams

Ano-rectal Physiology

Sarah James-Reid
Carol Katte
Sally Tyte
Helen Pearce

Stoma Care Nurse Specialists


Specialist Nurses

Providing information and support for all patients and families diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Involved from diagnosis, through treatment and on to follow-up providing a nurse-led follow-up clinic for patient’s surveillance checks following on from their treatment.


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