Mr Walter Douie

Mr Walter Douie


General Surgery

33 years of experience
19 years as a specialist


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

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3645334
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £150

    Follow-up appointment: £80

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Plymouth

    Derriford Road, Plymouth, United Kingdom, PL6 8BG
    37 reviews


    Mr Walter Douie is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and accredited Endoscopist based in Plymouth. He completed his degree at the University of Cape Town, South Africa in 1989 and completed further training in South Africa before moving to the UK to train in Edinburgh. He was first appointed as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in 2003 in Plymouth. He currently practices at Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital and Derriford Hospital.

    Mr Douie has proven expertise in both benign and malignant colorectal disease and has particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease. He also has special interests in hernia surgery, laparoscopic hernia repair, pilonidal sinus surgery and haemorrhoid banding.

    In his current position as a consultant colorectal surgeon, he offers a range of treatments and tests, including: colonoscopy, colorectal screening, coloproctology, cholecystectomy, skin lesion removal, sigmoidoscopy, gastroscopy, splenectomy, haemorrhoidectomy and laparoscopic surgery.

    Mr Douie is a Member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctology
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Excision of Benign Lesions
    • General Surgery
    • Laparoscopy
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Pilonidal Sinus Excision
    • Rectal Biopsy
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
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    Special interests

    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diverticulitis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    MBChB - University of Cape Town, South Africa in 1989

    FCS (SA) - College  of Surgeons of South Africa 1999

    DCH (SA)- Diploma in Child Health 1991

    DA ( SA) - Diploma in Anaesthetics 1994

    MMed ( UCT) - Master of Medicine 2001

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