Mr Alastair Windsor

Mr Alastair Windsor

MBBS MD FRCS(Lon, Ed, Glas)

General Surgery

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 2 specialists
36 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.97

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“I really count myself extremely fortunate to have been treated by Mr Windsor. A very pleasant, friendly surgeon who gave me confidence about the procedure and took the time to visit me every day. Absolutely no complaints at all a real gentleman “
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Subspecialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3191945
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £330

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    2,374 reviews

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    76 reviews

    London Digestive Surgery

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    14 reviews

    About

    Consultant Lower GI Surgeon Alastair Windsor is based in London and has over two decades of consultant experience. He specialises in colorectal and laparoscopic surgery.

    He is seen as a leader in colorectal surgery and his clinical practise is reputed both nationally and internationally. In his current practises, he typically sees patients with the following conditions: haemorrhoids, anal fistula, anal fissure, colorectal cancer and abdominal wall hernias. He has special interests in inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease, colitis and diverticular disease. He has proven expertise in all aspects of colorectal surgery, including key hole surgery.

    Mr Windsor received his medical degree from the University of London in 1986 and trained at St Mary's Hospital London. He later moved to Virginia, USA to complete research at the Medical College of Virginia. He moved back to the UK and became a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in the Academic Surgical Unit in St James' University Hospital, Leeds. He was appointed as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1991.

    He has published over 130 papers, many in renowned peer viewed journals. His key area of interest is inflammatory bowel disease, in particular Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

    Mr Windsor has been recognised in the media for his work. He was a part of the Daily Mail's list of top doctors, for his work involving inflammatory bowel disease and included in Tatler's list of best private doctors.

    He holds professional memberships with the following organisations:

    • British Hernia Society
    • British Medical Association
    • British Society of Gastroenterology
    • European Hernia Society

    It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

    Procedures

    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
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    Special interests

    • Hernia
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Anal Fistula
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Colon Cancer
    • Diverticulitis
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    MBBS - University of London, UK in 1986

    FRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK in 1991

    MD - London, UK in 1995

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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.97
    Bedside Manner
    4.97
    Explanation
    5
    Colorectal Surgery
    14/32
    Hernia
    9/32
    Bowel Obstruction
    3/32
    Anal Fistula
    2/32
    Haemorrhoids
    2/32
    Colon Cancer
    1/32
    Diverticulitis
    1/32
    General Surgery
    1/32
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I really count myself extremely fortunate to have been treated by Mr Windsor. A very pleasant, friendly surgeon who gave me confidence about the procedure and took the time to visit me every day. Absolutely no complaints at all a real gentleman
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Me Windsor had a very good bedside manner and provides me with all the information I needed. He left me feeling confident to be operated by him
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr. Windsor, his secretary and nurse were all extremely kind and easy to talk to. Any kind of medical appointment is usually slightly worrying but Mr Windsor put me out my ease with his very kind manner. He gave me a very honest diagnosis and excellent advice which are very much appreciate. Overall, a really nice experience right from arrival to departure. So here's a big 'Thank you' to Mr Windsor and his colleagues. Superb.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    If there were more than 5 stars I would certainly award them to Mr Windsor; I cannot rate him highly enough.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    He was professional but friendly. He explained his thinking about the problem and discussed possible ways forward.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Windsor explained everything to me clearly and well. He shows compassion and humour to his patients and has a good team around him. Ellie Bradshaw is am invaluable asset to his team giving the much needed follow up information once a patient has been discharged from the hospital.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Windsor was both informative and understanding as always.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    very empathic, professional and knowledgeable. Also, when considering the fact that I'm emigrating in a few weeks, was very creative and helpful in finding solutions re timing of my future procedure and extra pre-operative options. Superbly skilled individual and a real pleasure to meet with.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    He took the time to explain the procedure in detail and put my worry at ease and followed through after discharge
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Dr Elaine Tickle
    Dr Elaine Tickle
    General Practice (GP)
    I have referred patients to them

    "Mr Windsor is an excellent surgeon. His technical skills are second to none, he is calm and considerate and always takes good time to make sure that patients understand what is happening to them and what is proposed for treatment. "

    22-01-2021

    Mr Kumaran Thiruppathy
    Mr Kumaran Thiruppathy
    General Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Al is great with patients and goes out of his way to provide great care."

    30-09-2022

    Recommended for:
    Gallstones, Inguinal Hernia, Hernia
    , Appendicitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis), Colon Cancer, Sarcoma, Lipoma, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Diseases

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