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General enquiries:
+44 (0)207 935 4444
Book an appointment:
+44 (0)207 616 7693
Self-pay enquiry:
+44 (0)203 219 3315
The London Clinic

Specialties and sub-specialties

General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrointestinal & colorectal surgery

Professional profile

Mr Colin Hart read Medicine at Leicester Medical School and went on to train in London and the East Midlands. He studied at the Royal Free Hospital for his Doctorate and was awarded his MD by the University College London. Appointed from his Fellowship, he began his first Consultant role at University College Hospital in 2013. He has been a General, Colorectal and Emergency surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital since 2015.

He is proficient in a wide variety of both keyhole and traditional procedures for abdominal and pelvic surgery, which is performed where appropriate under local, regional or general anaesthesia. He regularly manages complex abdominal wall hernias and performs major abdominal and colorectal procedures. He is experienced in the assessment and management of most surgical emergencies.

Mr Hart is experienced in the traditional management of more minor complaints, but favours more novel but proven techniques such as Transanal Haemorrhoidal Dearterialisation (THD) for the management of haemorrhoids. He treats skin lesions including pilonidal disease, performs muscle and general excision biopsies, treats all hernias and manages anorectal complaints such as abscesses, fistulae and fissures.

As an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London, he has an interest in teaching and training. He has published in a wide variety of subjects and maintains a close interest in research related to the management of hernias, stem cell research and the role of diet and antioxidants in cancer.

Current posts

  • Consultant General, Colorectal and Emergency Surgeon
    Royal Free Hospitals NHS Trust

Current teaching posts

  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
    University College London

Medical training

Year qualified 1998
  • Leicester Medical School

mEDICAL aDMISSIONS

A nurse with a patient

Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

Concierge service

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444 Appointments: 020 7616 7693 Self-Pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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