Mr Philip Bearn

Mr Philip Bearn

BA, MBBS, MA, FRCS, MS

General Surgery

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 1 specialist
41 years of experience
26 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

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5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Excellent “
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Subspecialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2732185
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    1,257 reviews

    About

    Mr Philip Bearn is an experienced Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon. Colorectal surgery includes diagnostics such as colonoscopy and treatment of benign and malignant disease using minimal invasive (laparoscopic) techniques. General surgery interests include the investigation of abdominal pain and the management of abdominal wall hernias (including groin, umbilical and incisional), groin pain and benign skin lesions. He is experienced in the treatment of colorectal cancer, haemorrhoidal and fistula problems, inflammatory bowel disease, and pelvic floor issues (faecal incontinence, constipation, and obstructive defecation syndrome). In addition, Mr Bearn works with Mr Shaheen Khazali at The Lister Hospital to treat patients with endometriosis involving the colon and rectum.

    Mr Philip Bearn is St. Peter’s senior surgeon, being appointed in 1999, as an NHS Consultant in General Surgery and Coloproctology at Ashford & St. Peter's Hospitals (ASPH) NHS Foundation Trust. Being an undergraduate at Cambridge University and Guy’s Hospital, London University, Mr Philip Bearn completed his post-graduate training at Guys Hospital, University College Hospital, Middlesex Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, and the Post Graduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital. He also holds a Master’s degree in Surgery from the London University. Initially, from 1995 to 1999, Mr Philip Bearn was a consultant at the Good Hope Hospital NHS Trust Sutton Coldfield and later joined ASPH. Since 2013, Mr Philip Bearn has been working as an honorary senior lecturer in biomedical sciences at Royal Holloway College, the University of London where he is known for teaching gastro-intestinal modules to final year graduates.

    Mr Philip Bearn is now the Clinical Chair at BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital and a Joint Colorectal Cancer Lead for the Surgery and Sussex Cancer Alliance establishing the management of colorectal cancer and guidelines in the region. He is also a Technical Editor for Colorectal Disease. He delivers lectures on the Definitive Surgical Trauma Course to the students of the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

    Mr Philip Bearn is married and has four children. He loves to work out in the gym, playing veterans' football games, and fiddling with a classic car or motorcycle.

    Areas of interest:

    Diagnosis and treatment of colorectal disease (Lower GI)

    Laparoscopic and open surgery for benign and malignant colorectal disease

    Diagnostic Colonoscopy and Therapeutic Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)

    Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD)

    Hernias

    Pelvic floor assessment and management

    Endometriosis involving colon and rectum.

    Procedures

    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Colonic Stent
    • Excision of Lymph Nodes
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Liver Function Tests
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Pelvic Congestion Surgery
    • Rectal Biopsy
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Skin Lesion Treatments
    • Splenectomy
    • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
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    Special interests

    • Abdominal & Pelvic Sarcomas
    • Acid Reflux
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Bloating
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Dermatitis
    • Diarrhoea
    • Diverticulitis
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastritis
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Heart Burn
    • Hernia
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Lipoma
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
    • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    Education

    BA, MBBS, MA, FRCS, MS

    Memberships:

    Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain & Ireland

    Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland

    Pelvic Floor Society

    Royal Society of Medicine

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