Mr James Horwood

Mr James Horwood

General surgery 06055364

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Currently, I am the lead colorectal surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales. I graduated from University College Hospital, London and subsequently undertook surgical training in South West England, Southampton, Edinburgh, Wales and Australia. I obtained sub specialty training in colorectal surgery from Cardiff and was appointed as the overseas minimally invasive colorectal fellow at the Royal Brisbane Hospital Queensland in 2012-13. I have been a consultant colorectal surgeon at University Hospital of Wales since 2013 and have lead the unit since 2019. I hold a postgraduate qualification in medical education and enjoy training junior doctors in the art of surgery and encouraging and developing technological surgical advances.

My clinical interests are in all aspects of bowel complaints, treatment of haemorrhoids, surgical repair of inguinal hernia minimal access surgery, surgery for colorectal cancer, diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel diseases.

I am clinical lecturer to Cardiff University School of Medicine.

Areas of interest

Anal fissure surgery
Anal fistula surgery; Bowel surgery, colostomy and ileostomy; Flexible sigmoidoscopy; Colonoscopy; Hernia surgery; Hernias Haemorrhoids; Banding of Haemorrhoids; removal of Haemorrhoids; diverticular disease; IBS; Crohns disease; ulcerative colitis; anal polys; Colonic polys; anal bleeding; inguinal hernia;

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