Mr James Francombe

Mr James Francombe

BSC, MB ChB, FRCS

General Surgery

Offers video consultation
31 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Very professional “
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Subspecialties

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

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3545056
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £225

    Follow-up appointment: £125

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital

    Old Milverton Lane, Leamington Spa, United Kingdom, CV32 6RW
    92 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    09:00 - 13:00
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    08:00 - 12:00
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr James Francombe has been a consultant colorectal surgeon at Warwickshire Nuffield Hospital, where he has a subspecialty interest in anal fistula. He is highly experienced in his field and is also a laparoscopic colorectal surgeon, fully trained through the national laparoscopic colorectal training scheme and signed off in 2012.

    He sees patients with the following conditions:

    • Colorectal cancer 
    • Rectal bleeding
    • Anal fistula
    • Anal fissure
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Defecatory problems
    • Abdominal pain
    • Irritable bowel syndrome

    Treatments and tests offered include@

    • Appendicectomy
    • Open surgery groin hernia repair
    • Umbilical hernia repair
    • Therapeutic Endoscopy
    • Abdominoperineal resection
    • Hernia repair
    • Colorectal screening
    • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
    • Abdominal adhesion surgery
    • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

    Mr Francombe gained his medical degree in 1991 from Liverpool Medical School. He went on to become a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1995 and passed the intercollegiate exam in general surgery in 2001.

    He has earned several awards during his career including the Baker Bates prize and the Roger Croton surgical prize.

    Additionally, he is involved in research into early rectal cancer, TWW, and colonoscopy training.

    Outside of the hospital, he enjoys keeping fit and partakes in tae kwon do, tennis, and skiing. He also spends time fishing and has an interest in personal development.

    Procedures

    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctology
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Gastroscopy
    • Laparoscopy
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
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    Special interests

    • Haemorrhoids
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colon Cancer
    • Diverticulitis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Hernia
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    • Qualified Liverpool Medical School 1991
    • Colorectal Fellow Sydney, Australia 2002
    • Association of coloproctologists of UK and NI
    • GMC PLAB examiner 2022
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Colonoscopy
    2/4
    Coloproctology
    1/4
    Endoscopy (OGD)
    1/4
    Haemorrhoids
    1/4
    Inguinal Hernia
    1/4
    Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
    1/4
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    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Thank you I found mr Francombe professional and a pleasure
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Made me feel at ease and was very reassuringp
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Francombe stood for Sean Ramacharan who was incapacitated and unable to see me on 27th June. I felt he was very helpful, thorough and competent.
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