Mr Paul Fulford

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon



Personal profile

Paul Fulford is an experienced surgeon specialised in general and colorectal surgery. Having qualified in medicine at Guys Hospital, London, he then moved to Manchester to undergo training in surgery, becoming a Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1995. On completing his specialty training in 2004, he was appointed as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Christie Hospital.

He has a special interest in colonoscopy and is lead clinician for endoscopy at Christie. He specialises in surgery for colorectal cancer, particularly advanced tumours requiring multi visceral resection. He is experienced in cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intra-operative chemotherapy (HIPEC) developed by Paul Sugarbaker for the treatment of pseudomyxoma peritonei and other peritoneal tumours. 

Professional Membership

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

  • British Medical Association

  • Manchester Medical Society

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

Clinical Interests

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Anal problems (piles, fissure, fistulae)
  • Altered bowel habit
  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal masses
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Abdominal wall hernia
  • General lumps, sebaceous cysts
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Anal cancer and intraepithelial neoplasia
  • Pelvic surgical oncology
  • Pseudomyxoma peritonei
  • Peritoneal tumour surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
To enquire about the treatments Mr Fulford offers at BMI The Alexandra Hospital or to make an appointment, please call 0161 393 3991.

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