Mr Peter J Hanek

Consultant General/ Colorectal Surgeon


Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Coloproctology GBI
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeon

Clinical Interests

  • Large / small bowel surgery for cancer as well as benign condition
  • Operations for haemorrhoids, anal fissures and perianal fistuli
  • Laparscopic / open cholecystectomy for gallstones
  • Inguinal herniae repairs - laparoscopic and open
  • Wide range of abdominal wall herniae repairs (umbilical, incisional etc.)


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Personal profile

I had qualified at Charles’ University in Prague ( Czech Republic) in 1990. I had spent twelve years as lead colorectal surgeon at University Hospital in Prague ( FN Motol) before moving to UK. I have been appointed as Consultant General/ Colorectal Surgeon at Darent Valley Hospital in 2005. Currently I am the most senior general surgeon in our Trust. Colorectal cancer surgery in my main scope within NHS as well as wide range of emergency procedures and procedures that fall into my special interests.

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