- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Not in Open Referral network
- Lower GI surgery
- Video and telephone consultations
Practising general and colorectal surgery as a Consultant since 1999 at Good Hope Hospital and Spire Little Aston Hospital.
Broad experience in all aspects of general and colorectal surgery.
Main interest Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery to remove early rectal cancers and large polyps of the rectum. Lead clinician for early rectal cancer for the Birmingham wide cancer network. Actively involved in running trials for organ preservation.
Established laparoscopic colorectal surgery at Good Hope Hospital.
Performing around 60 laparoscopic cholecystectomies per year.
Areas of interest
Rectal bleeding; Haemorrhoids ("piles"); Rectal cancer; bowel cancer; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Colorectal surgery (lower GI); laparoscopic right hemicolectomy; laparoscopic anterior resection; laparoscopic rectopexy; early rectal cancer; TEMS (Transanal endoscopic microsurgery); local excision of rectal neoplasms; transanal excision
- Alison Hitchen
- Spire Little Aston Hospital Little Aston Hall Drive Little Aston Sutton Coldfield B74 3UP
- 0121 580 7302
- 0121 424 9548
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Ajit Walunj Fee Assured
(Additional) Languages spoken
- German - Native or bilingual
Reference number 3213676
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, we will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (5-50)
Spire Little Aston Hospital (5-50)
Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)
Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)
Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (1-5)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)
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