Mr Amir Darakhshan

Mr Amir Darakhshan

MBBS MD FRCS(Gen)

General Surgery

25 years of experience
12 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall
4.8
Bedside Manner
4.8
Explanation
4.8

Top feedback

“Only good things to say. From the pre conversation about the procedure, including the merits of having/not having sedative, to the actual procedure where I felt reassured and relaxed, and felt very minimal discomfort despite not having sedative“
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Subspecialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Persian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4117032
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    918 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    475 reviews

    About

    Mr Amir Darakhshan is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon specialising in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pelvic Floor disorders and Hernia repair, with an expertise in Laparoscopic Surgery, reflecting his sub-specialty work at Guy’s and St Thomas' Hospitals. 

    He graduated from King’s College Hospital London, receiving his surgical training in London and the South East of England, with specialist colorectal training in Sydney, St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College Hospital and St Mark’s Hospital in London, where he developed his interests in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pelvic Floor disorders and Laparoscopic surgery. 

    He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and the Pelvic Floor Society. 

    Awarded a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2008, his thesis and main research at the Royal London Hospital looked at the use of the Gracilis Neosphincter in the treatment of incontinence. In addition to this he is also published numerous times on general surgical, colorectal and pelvic floor disorders.


    Second opinion £350


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Specialise in management of:

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Pelvic floor disorders 

    Proctology including management of haemorrhoids, fissures plus pilonidal sinus disease and complex anal fistulating disease using traditional and minimally invasive techniques (VAAFT and EPSiT)

    • Hernia
    • Coloproctology
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Endoscopy
    • Pelvic Floor Disorders
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    Medical procedures

    • Endoscopy
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diverticulitis
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BS 1994 University of London

    Specialist Register entry date

    General surgery From 22 Aug 2008

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    Reviews

    4.8 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Anal Fistula
    1/5
    Endoscopy
    1/5
    Skin Lesion Removal
    1/5
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Endoscopy
    Only good things to say. From the pre conversation about the procedure, including the merits of having/not having sedative, to the actual procedure where I felt reassured and relaxed, and felt very minimal discomfort despite not having sedative
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Skin Lesion Removal
    Very friendly Consultant, he takes time to explain to you the diagnosis and also the treatment plan and prognosis. Mr Darakhshan has also made himself available at times for a quick telephone consultation where required.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Anal Fistula
    Mr Darakhshan is always very helpful, listening to me and taking the time to explain things clearly, often with the assistance of sketches.
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    Overall
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Excellent consultant
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Very professional. Took time to answer all of my concerns. Made me feel at ease during my examination.
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