Mr Daren Francis

Mr Daren Francis

General surgery 04049221


  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Fee assured
Not in 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

Mr Daren Francis was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon at Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust in October 2005. He has a specialist interest in colorectal and laparoscopic GI surgery. His practice has expanded to include robotic surgery for rectal cancer and prolapse. His other clinical work centres on emergency and elective general surgery in addition to upper and lower GI endoscopy. He offers both laparoscopic and open inguinal / incisional hernia repairs as well as laparoscopic gall bladder surgery.

Daren is currently the lead for emergency surgical services and colorectal cancer services at his NHS Trust. He has a strong academic interest and has published extensively in peer reviewed journals in the fields of colorectal and general surgery. He is the postgraduate lead for surgery at Chase Farm Hospital and is actively involved in teaching and lecturing at all levels including MBBS, MRCS and Intercollegiate FRCS. He is an invited speaker for national and international courses and conferences. He runs regular training courses for surgeons of all levels

Areas of interest

HIPEC cases, Piles, Rectal Bleeding, Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Robotic cases; Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery) Gastroscopy; Haemorrhoids, banding, injection ("piles"); Colonoscopy; Hernias, including inguinal hernia, epigastric hernia, recurrent inguinal hernias, femoral, incisional/ventral, Umbilical hernia; Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Cysts; Fissures, Fistulas; Rectal bleeding; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Rectal cancer; Colorectal disease (Lower GI); Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery') Pilonidal disease, pilonidal abscess, pilonidal abscess, Diverticular disease,

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