Mr Hendrickse is a general surgeon based at Spire Parkway Hospital specialising in the surgical management of colorectal disease.
His areas of expertise are as follows:
- Bowel surgery, colostomy and ileostomy
- Hernia surgery
- Haemorrhoid removal treatment
He also offers assessment for pelvic floor problems such as faecal incontinence, obstructive defecation, rectal prolapse and rectocele. He is a trained laparoscopic surgeon and provides both diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy for benign and malignant colon and rectum diseases. Additionally, he manages benign ano-rectal problems and offers modern techniques for the management of haemorrhoids including stapled haemorrhoidectomy (PPH) and haemorrhoidal artery ligation techniques (HALO and THD).
At his Trust, Mr Hendrickse is the clinical read for colorectal surgery and a core member of the multidisciplinary team that manages patients with colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.
After gaining his medical degree from Liverpool Medical School in 1984, Mr Hendrickse undertook basic surgical training before moving to the West Midlands to undertake higher surgical training in general and colorectal surgery. He gained a Sheldon Research Fellowship for his research into colorectal cancer and was awarded an MD from Birmingham University in 1996. He then became a visiting fellow at the Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute in New York where he studied the treatment of colorectal treatment (both early and advanced). In 1997, he became a consultant general and colorectal surgeon at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust .
Mr Hendrickse is a fellow and examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.