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Mr Paul Durdey

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

I have been a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon since 1991. I trained in London, Leeds and Boston USA.

My NHS practice has been based at Bristol Royal infirmary and my private practice at Sulis Hospital Bath. My experience is in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and pelvic floor problems. I have extensive experience in minor anorectal conditions and endoscopy.

I have an Honorary Lectureship at Bristol University. I have been involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training throughout my career. I lead the Anorectal Physiology Service which provides a major centre for evaluation and treatment of functional bowel disease. I have extensive experience in the treatment of faecal incontinence and sacral neuromodulation.

I have an extensive medicolegal practice and have provided expert evidence for over 20 years to Court, The Coroners Court and the Healthservice Ombudsman.

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Additional information about Mr Paul Durdey

Colorectal surgery, Inflammatory bowel disease, Pelvic floor disorders, Faecal incontinence, Defecatory disorders, Minor anorectal conditions, Colonoscopy, Flexible sigmoidoscopy

Apart from working, I have a number of hobbies and activities.

I enjoy long walks in the country, skiing and undertaking adventure travel Places visited include Nepal, Kenya, Madagascar south America and Siberia.

My other main passion is flying, particularly vintage aircraft. I spent a summer learning to fly a 1944 Spitfire.

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust


Colorectal cancer

Pelvic Floor

Royal College Of Surgeons of England

Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland

Past member American Society of Colorectal Surgeons

Several major research grants

John Arderne Medal

Clinical outcomes are recorded and assessed by monthly audit meetings

Over 50 peer reviewed publications

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01761 422288 from 8am to 6pm during the week.

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In this video Paul Durdey discusses treatment for haemorrhoids.

Understanding more about haemorrhoids and appropriate treatments will help you make a decision about your care.