Professor Gordon Lawrence Carlson

Personal profile

Professor Gordon Carlson is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon. His NHS practice is based at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and his private practice at BMI Highfield and Alexandra Hospitals. His undergraduate training was in Manchester, followed by Higher Surgical training in Newcastle. As well as honorary professorship of Surgery in Manchester, Gordon has an international reputation for clinical excellence in colorectal surgery and has held visiting Professorships at several major North American and Canadian Medical Schools as well as the Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, and Linkoping and Helsingborg Hospitals, Sweden, where he has been invited to operate on patients with complex bowel problems.

Gordon has a broad colorectal and general surgical practice which includes management of anal problems, colonoscopy and colonic surgery for benign and malignant disease and abdominal wall hernias.


Professional Membership

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association
  • General Medical Council Registration
  • Association Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Coloproctology Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Surgical Association
  • International Surgical Society

Clinical Interests

  • Rectal bleeding Anal problems (fistulas, fissures & abscesses)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s and colitis)
  • Bowel cancer and bowel cancer screening
  • Diverticular disease
  • Complications of abdominal surgery (Intestinal fistulas)
  • Hernia &  laparoscopic gallbladder surgery

To enquire about the treatments Prof. Carlson offers at BMI The Alexandra Hospital, or to make an appointment call 07488 501166.

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