Mr Otumeluke Umughele

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

MBBS(Lagos) MSc (London) FRCS(Edinburgh)FRCS(Glasgow) FRCS General

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland 
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society

Clinical Interests

  • Colonoscopy
  • Hernia repairs
  • Laparoscopic bowel resection
  • Laparoscopic rectopexy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Bowel cancers
  • Diverticular disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Constipation and incontinence
  • Anal fissure, fistulas, prolapse surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest

Personal profile

I am a Consultant General Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon appointed Febuary 2008 in Withybush Hospital. I graduated from University of Lagos, Lagos Nigeria 1983. 

I had my Higher Surgical Training in NW England and Wales. I am a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow. My postgraduate research was in colorectal cancers in University College, London leading to MSc from London University in 2000. I was the first to start Laparoscopic colorectal cancer resections in Hywel Dda health Board 2008. 

I have very wide experience in General Surgery and my specialist interest is in Coloproctology and Laparoscopic surgery. I am member of the faculty at the Welsh Institute of Minimal Access Training (WIMAT) Cardiff, involved in the teaching of basic & higher surgical skills including laparoscopy.

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