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Expert in: General Surgery
42 years of experience

Mr Philip Coleridge Smith is one of London's top vascular surgeons, with many accomplishments including identifying some of the mechanisms of venous ulceration, pioneering the use of duplex ultrasound for vascular investigations and leading the introduction of foam scleropathy in the UK.

Mr. Coleridge Smith is greatly acknowledged internationally as an expert in venous disease, currently the President of the British Association of sclerotherapist.  He also works to better medical education as an editor of various medical journals including: 'Phlebology' and the 'European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery', also lecturing at University College London.




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Expert in: General Surgery
30 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery

Mr Emin Carapeti is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon with years of exceptional experience. He was a Member of Council of the Section of Coloproctology of the Royal Society of Medicine, a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and an examiner in surgery iat the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He graduated from Guy’s Hospital and undertook his training in London and South East England. His specialist training was at St. Mark’s Hospital in London and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. His thesis and main research was in the treatment of haemorrhoids and anal fissure at St. Mark's Hospital and he was awarded the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in 2000. He has published widely on anorectal disorders and pilonidal sinus disease and has pioneered new surgical techniques in complex recurrent pilonidal disease and day case surgery for haemorrhoids.

In addition to his colorectal work he also has a extensive experience in the treatment of of abdominal and groin hernia both simple and complicated. He also attended The Shouldice Hernia Clinic near Toronto, Canada where he learnt about the famous Shouldice hernia repair. He is a member of The Gilmore Groin and Hernia Clinic team undertaking repair of groin disruption (Gilmore’s Groin).

Second opinion £350

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Expert in: General Surgery
25 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Amir Darakhshan is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon specialising in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pelvic Floor disorders and Hernia repair, with an expertise in Laparoscopic Surgery, reflecting his sub-specialty work at Guy’s and St Thomas' Hospitals. 

He graduated from King’s College Hospital London, receiving his surgical training in London and the South East of England, with specialist colorectal training in Sydney, St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College Hospital and St Mark’s Hospital in London, where he developed his interests in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pelvic Floor disorders and Laparoscopic surgery. 

He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and the Pelvic Floor Society. 

Awarded a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2008, his thesis and main research at the Royal London Hospital looked at the use of the Gracilis Neosphincter in the treatment of incontinence. In addition to this he is also published numerous times on general surgical, colorectal and pelvic floor disorders.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
18 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery

Mr Kinross is a London trained Colorectal Surgeon. He specialises in colorectal cancer and benign disease of the colon and rectum. He has a general practice and offers services in hernia repair and benign conditions of the skin.

Mr Kinross is also an expert in the gut microbiome and performs research into probiotic and prebiotic therapies for colonic health. He works at Imperial College London and he practices privately at the King Edward VII Hospital. 

He is a senior lecturer in surgery at Imperial College London and performs translations research into computational and systems biology in surgery. He is also involved in a clinical trial using intra-operative mass spectrometry for improving the precision in surgical treatment of colorectal cancer. 

Mr Kinross has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers and authored countless book chapters, whilst also presenting at over 30 international conferences. 


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Expert in: General Surgery
19 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery

James Crosbie entered the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland undergraduate medical school in 1990, having been awarded the Arthur Jacob Open Medical Scholarship. He completed overseas electives in the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Mayo Clinic in the USA before graduating with a second class honours degree in 1996. Mr Crosbie completed his basic surgical training in Dublin and subsequently attained a Masters Degree for research on pelvic floor function. He completed his higher surgical training in London and then a fellowship in Colorectal surgery at St. Thomas’ Hospital and University College Hospital.


Mr Crosbie was appointed Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at University College London Hospital in 2009. During his time as site lead for Undergraduate Surgical Teaching at the Bloomsbury Campus, he was Chair of the Surgical MMG; was instrumental in the introduction of a new undergraduate curriculum at UCL and received top teacher awards. He continues to maintain an active role in teaching, research and clinical trials.


Current research is looking at the role of stem cells in anal sphincter reconstruction and microspheres for treating anal fistula.
His clinical practice focuses on colorectal and anal cancer; endoscopy (gastroscopy/colonoscopy) and advanced procotology (recurrent anal fistula/fissures/haemorrhoids). In partnership with his colorectal colleagues at UCLH, he has pioneered the introduction of new anorectal techniques/operations: secca for incontinence; artificial bowel sphincter and abdominal wall reconstruction for recurrent incisional hernia. Mr Crosbie is Surgical Lead for Anal Cancer at University College London Hospital and runs a specialist clinic in the management of Anal Intra-epithelial neoplasia. Mr Crosbie works one day per week as a National Adviser in Surgery at the Parliamentary and Health Care Ombudsman and is also a Specialist Advisor in Surgery for the Care Quality Commission.


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Expert in: General Surgery
16 years of experience
Endocrine Surgery

Miss Aimee Di Marco is a Consultant Thyroid and Endocrine Surgeon at the Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Trust, the UK's first and largest department of endocrine surgery, and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College. She sees private patients at Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes and Lister Hospital.

Miss Di Marco qualified from the University of Cambridge and Guy's, King's and St. Thomas's School of Medicine in 2004, with distinction, and undertook her basic and higher surgical training in London. She was awarded a doctorate in 2016 from Imperial College, London for work on surgical technology. In 2017 she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, having been awarded the ASGBI Gold Medal for outstanding performance. She subsequently undertook the prestigious T.S. Reeve Fellowship in the Endocrine Surgery Unit of Sydney University at the Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia, before taking up her post at Imperial.

Miss. Di Marco has an active role in teaching and research: she has authored/co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed research papers and supervises pre- and post- clinical students at Imperial College.

She treats patients with disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands exclusively, looking after benign and malignant disease and has special interests in minimally invasive surgery and in the application of surgical technologies to endocrine surgery. This includes the use of intraoperative neural monitoring during neck endocrine surgery.

Miss Di Marco is also interested in quality assurance in thyroid and endocrine surgery and submits all of her outcomes data to the UK's national registry of endocrine surgery.

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Expert in: General Surgery
22 years of experience
Breast Surgery


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Professor Jayant Vaidya is a specialist in breast cancer surgery, with a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of all breast problems. He is highly knowledgeable and strongly believes that compassion and patient choice are paramount. His breast surgery practice is based on scientific evidence tailored for each individual patient. 

He was declared a National Scholar at the age of 17. He has worked in premier institutes in India and the UK and is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at University College London.

He has over 30 years of experience in clinical practice. He is a skilful surgeon and a gentle oncologist. He receives excellent feedback from his patients. 

He has conducted extensive world-renowned research in cancer and he leads several international research projects. His main area of interest is in  breast cancer and during his PhD at University College London, he pioneered the treatment of intra-operative radiotherapy in breast cancer. This treatment of TARGIT or IORT enables suitable women to complete their radiation treatment for breast cancer in one sitting during the lumpectomy operation. 

He has trained teams in several centres of excellence and this treatment is now offered to breast cancer patients in over 350 centres all over the world   

Professor Vaidya has over 250 publications in high impact medical journals and has featured in the TIME magazine, radio and television programs and has been recipient of several awards nationally and internationally. 

He runs a private breast clinic and performs operations at the King Edward the VII and London Clinic.

He offers one stop diagnostic breast clinic within a multidisciplinary team.  

He believes strongly in carefully explaining the problem and solutions to patients,  so they can make an informed choice.  He is passionate about providing care to the whole person and their circumstance.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
25 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery

Mr Paraskeva is a General and Colorectal Surgeon, specialising in minimally-invasive and virtually scar-free surgery ranging from colon cancers, diverticular disease to hernias and gallbladder surgery.

Mr Barry Paraskeva is a consultant General Surgeon with a specialist interest in key-hole surgery (laparoscopy) in the field of Colorectal surgery. Mr Paraskeva is a pioneer in his field and was the first surgeon in the UK to remove the appendix and gallbladder using single port (incision) laparoscopic surgery aimed to reduce scars after an operation.

After graduating with honours from St Mary's Hospital Medical School in 1994 he went on to train in General and Colorectal Surgery in renowned hospitals in the North Thames area. His main interest lies in elective and emergency General surgery, with particular interest in laparoscopic surgery. He routinely performs laparoscopic appendix removal, hernia repair, gall bladder removal (cholecystectomy) and colorectal resections for benign and malignant disease. He also has an interest in both benign and malignant colorectal disorder.

Mr Paraskeva is an appointed consultant in the prestigious academic surgical unit at St Mary's Hospital. He is passionate about driving advances in his field and participates in research and education, aiming to improve surgical skills and techniques. 

Mr Paraskeva is a keen educator and respected lecturer in surgery and is interested in providing educational seminars. He teaches basic and laparoscopic skills for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and lectures in all aspects of General Surgery at Imperial College.

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Expert in: General Surgery
33 years of experience

Mr Richard Cohen is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at King Edward VII’s Hospital and Divisional Clinical Director of GI services at University College London Hospital. He has many years of experience in Colorectal Surgery and he has introduced several new surgical techniques to the UK.

Mr Cohen completed his undergraduate training at Trinity College of The University of Cambridge and he went on to spend two years in research at Yale University before returning to his Registrar and Senior Registrar training in Manchester and London.

Mr Cohen became Resident Surgical Officer at St. Mark’s Hospital and was appointed as Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in 1999. In 2005 he joined University College Hospital London as Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer.

Mr Cohen has an interest in research and education and he co-supervises fellows in research in Crohn’s disease and pelvic floor disorders. He also lectures nationally and internationally and is involved in training surgeons.

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Expert in: General Surgery
29 years of experience

Mr Ian Franklin is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon and a leading specialist in vascular and endovascular surgery. He has performed the highest volume of VNUS Closure procedures in the UK (over 650).

Ian completed his undergraduate studies in 1990 and currently holds an academic post at the Imperial College Faculty of Medicine as Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer. Active in research, he has published extensively with numerous scientific papers, book chapters and books. He also teaches and trains other colleagues within medical school programmes.

Ian's approach relies on discussing all the treatment options in a multidisciplinary team meeting, which includes vascular surgeons, radiologists, neurologists, anaesthetists, cardiologists, vascular technologists and specialist vascular nurses. 




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What is a General Surgeon?

General surgery refers to a surgeon with a wide variety of surgical skills that can diagnose and treat a wide range of surgical conditions.

When to see a General Surgeon?

You may want to consult a general surgeon if you require surgery such as hernia operations, colon cancer surgery, appendicectomy and breast surgery.

What procedures can you find at a General Surgery clinic?