Mr Rod Alexander

General Surgeon

General Surgeon

Swindon, SN4 9DD

22 years of experience
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General Surgeon

Swindon, SN4 9DD

22 years of experience
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Mr Rod Alexander is a highly skilled and experienced surgeon who trained at the University of Southampton Medical School, graduating with honours in 2001. He has completed specialist General and Colorectal surgical training in Wessex and the South West Thames Deaneries, including rectal cancer surgery (TME) at Basingstoke Hospital and Laparoscopic Colorectal surgery at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.

Before he began working at Great Western Hospital, he was given a Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship by a national organization that sponsors various industries. This was at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, where he gained more experience and knowledge in different aspects of laparoscopic colorectal surgery, robotic surgery for rectal cancer, and trans-anal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS/TEO).

He is now the clinical lead for the TEO service that he started at Great Western Hospital. He was awarded an MSc in Leadership and Management, and has been published widely on topics related to his surgical interests of key hole surgery (the Laparoscopic Approach), gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery (including laparoscopic hernia repairs), colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, all aspects of proctology: fissures, haemorrhoid surgery including Haemorrhoid artery ligation (THD), Fistulae faecal incontinence and prolapse.


  • Colorectal Surgery

All conditions and treatments

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abdominoperineal Resection
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel Cancer
  • Bowel Diversion Surgery
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)

Registered with

Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)


General Medical Council



Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery with Honours (BM Hons) University of Southampton 2001

Masters of Science (MSc) Leeds Met University 2011

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Gen Surg) RCS England 2011

Ethicon Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey 2012

languages spoken

  • English

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £250
  • Follow-up appointment: £150


  • Simply Health
  • The Exeter
  • Bupa Fee Assured
  • health-on-line
  • Healix
  • Cigna
  • Legal & General
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health


All locations

The Ridgeway Hospital


Specialist's working hours

at All locations


13:30 - 20:30


13:30 - 17:30


09:20 - 12:30


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13:30 - 17:30


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What languages does Mr Rod Alexander speak?

Mr Rod Alexander speaks English

Where is Mr Rod Alexander located?

Mr Rod Alexander primarily practices at The Ridgeway Hospital, located at Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, United Kingdom, SN4 9DD
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What are Mr Rod Alexander working hours?

Mr Rod Alexander is working Monday (13:30 - 20:30), Tuesday (13:30 - 17:30), Wednesday (09:20 - 12:30), , Friday (13:30 - 17:30), ,

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