Mr James Read

Mr James Read

General surgery 06148958


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery


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

About me

Mr James Read is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon.

He qualified in 2006 from Imperial College where he was awarded his BSc in Metabonomics and MSc in surgical technology. His postgraduate surgical research focused on the management of early rectal cancer. After completion of training, he completed two further nationally accredited fellowships developing his expertise in advanced laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery and exenteration for advanced pelvic malignancy.

His main expertise lies with the minimally invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) treatment of malignant and benign conditions of the colon and rectum, exenterative approaches to locally advanced pelvic malignancies, gallbladder and hernia surgery.

He holds full JAG accreditation to perform colonoscopies.

Areas of interest

Treat 18yrs+

biliary colic; cholecystitis; inguinal hernia; femoral hernia; umbilical hernia; incisional hernia; Anal fissure; Anal fistula; colon cancer, rectal cancer; diverticulitis; rectal bleeding; diarrhoea; haemorrhoids

colonoscopy; laparoscopic cholecystectomy; laparoscopic hernia repair; stoma reversal; laparoscopic hemicolectomy; robotic hemicolectomy; laparoscopic anterior resection; robotic anterior resection; anal fissure; fistula treatment; haemorrhoidectomy;

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