Mr Edward Courtney

Mr Edward Courtney

MBChB, MD, FRCS (Gen Surg)

General Surgery

26 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.91

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Mr Courtney is a thoroughly nice chap who has done an excellent job repairing my hernia! “
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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: 4310079
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £140

    Practices worked at

    Bath Clinic

    Claverton Down Road, Bath, United Kingdom, BA2 7BR
    37 reviews

    About

    Mr Edward Courtney is a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon based in Bath at the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust, also undertaking private consultations, procedures and surgery at Bath Clinic.

    Mr Courtney qualified in medicine at Leeds University Medical School in 1996, subsequently completing his basic surgical training in centres across Hull, Canterbury and London. He later undertook a research post at St George's Hospital surrounding colorectal polyps. He presented his work at the Digestive Disease Week meeting in Chicago, USA in 2005 and was awarded a MD for his work in 2006. Mr Courtney later completed his higher surgical training in centres across East Anglia, including Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital.

    After receiving his certificate of completion of training in 2011, he completed a year long surgical fellowship in laparoscopic colorectal at Auckland City Hospital in New Zealand. He was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust in 2012.

    Mr Courtney has clinical interests in all aspects of colorectal surgery. He sees patients with a broad range of lower GI conditions, including the following:

    • Anal fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Hernia
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Pilonidal disease
    • Colon cancer
    • Rectal cancer
    • Rectal prolapse
    • Gallbladder disease
    • Inflammatory bowel disease

    He regularly performs colonoscopies and has expertise in several laparoscopic surgical procedures including appendicectomy, cholecystectomy, sigmoidoscopy and abdominal surgery. Mr Courtney is dedicated to providing the best possible care for his patients and always takes time to thoroughly explain all treatment options as clearly as possible.

    Procedures

    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Umbilical Hernia Repair
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • General Surgery
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Rectal Biopsy
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Coloproctology
    • Excision of Benign Lesions
    • Excision of Sebaceous Cysts
    • Laparoscopy
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Pilonidal Sinus Excision
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
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    Special interests

    • Haemorrhoids
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diverticulitis
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Lipoma
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    MBChB - Leeds University Medical School, UK in 1996

    MD - St George's Hospital, University of London, UK in 2006

    FRCS (Gen Surg) - Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK in 2010

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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.91
    Explanation
    5
    Colonoscopy
    2/11
    Colorectal Surgery
    2/11
    Haemorrhoids
    2/11
    Umbilical Hernia Repair
    2/11
    Bowel Cancer
    1/11
    Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    1/11
    General Surgery
    1/11
    Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    1/11
    Inguinal Hernia
    1/11
    Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
    1/11
    Lipoma Removal
    1/11
    Rectal Biopsy
    1/11
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Courtney is a thoroughly nice chap who has done an excellent job repairing my hernia!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Overall excellent with a successful outcome and a swift recovery
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Courtney, was very professional at all times and made me feel at ease and confident that I was in good hands, everything was explained thouroughly and any risks were outlined.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I found Mr Courtney to be very personable - my procedure was explained to me very clearly and I felt comfortable and at ease.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
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    I was so nervous before my operation but Dr Courtney and the nurse made me feel at ease and explained everything he was doing. I am so grateful as I am no longer in pain.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent treatment
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very pleased to have met Mr Courtney who has dealt with various ongoing issues that other consultants have not addressed. He has been more than happy to discuss my concerns both inside and outside of consultations, approachable and welcoming in character would have no concerns with recommending him.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Courtney was professional throughout and I knew I was in safe hands during the operation. He is clearly a very skilled and knowledgeable surgeon.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
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    Mr Courtney provides a comfortable environment to discuss very personal and intimate health matters. His explanations are clear and concise and welcomes any questions. Overall, I feel I have received exemplary care and would be more than happy to recommend his services.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    During my consultation and subsequent procedure, Mr Courtney was courteous, professional and reassuring - both in terms of the procedure and the potential outcomes of the investigation. During the procedure itself, Mr Courtney took time to explain what was happening, as well as providing reassurace on his initial findings in the immediate period, post-procedure.
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