Mr Michael Saunders

Consultant General Surgeon

MB BS, BSc(Hons), MSc(Surgical Science), Dip Lap Surg, FRCSEd(Gen.Surg)

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Gall stones
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Fistula surgery
  • Pilonidal Sinus treatment
  • Minor Surgery & skin lesions
  • Haemorrhoids -Banding, Injections, Rafaelo Procedure
  • Endoscopy - Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Bowel Surgery Hernias - Inguinal, Femoral, Umbilical, Incisional - Open or Laparoscopic (keyhole)

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • British Association of Day Surgery
  • British Medical Association
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeon in Edinburgh

Personal profile

Mr Saunders qualified from University College London in 1993 and was accredited  by the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1997. He was appointed as a Consultant General Surgeon at Barnet Hospital in 2008 moving to Chase Farm in 2010.

Mr Saunders is a Colorectal Surgeon who is proficient at laparoscopic surgery for gall stone disease, hernia repair and bowel cancer. He has undertaken research into post operative pain following laparoscopic surgery.

Mr Saunders is a keen advocate for the use of day surgery has published many articles on this topic. He is a member of the British Association of Day Surgey and is the Surgical Lead for the Day Surgery Unit at Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals.

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