Mr Austin Obichere

Mr Austin Obichere

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

QualificationsMBBS, MD, FRCS

Main NHS base:

  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical interests:

  • Bowel cancer, screening and surgical treatment,
  • General/laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Rectal bleeding.

Fees, Training & Background:

Mr Obichere is Consultant General / Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon, University College London Hospital (UCLH) & Hon. Senior Lecturer University College London (UCL). He completed specialist training in Coloproctology at St. Mark’s Hospital, London and at the Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada. He is Clinical Lead for Colorectal Cancer and Director of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme at UCLH.

Specialist areas include:

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for colorectal cancer and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Colonoscopy screening for bowel cancer (JAG Accredited Bowel Cancer Screening Colonoscopist)
  • Surgery for Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Faecal Incontinence including Anal Sphincter Repair
  • Treatment of Haemorrhoids, Rectal Bleeding and other benign anal conditions
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for gallstone disease and surgical repair of abdominal wall hernia.

Member of:

  • BMA
  • RSM
  • MPS
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