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London Rectal Clinic: Rectal treatment in Harley Street, London

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The London Rectal Clinic in Harley Street (incorporating The London Haemorrhoid Clinic and The London Bariatric Clinic) provides the highest professional standards of dedicated care within a friendly and reassuring enviroment.  They offer assessment of all colorectal conditions, day surgery consultations and procedures such as haemorrhoid injection or banding, and in patient colorectal surgery such as colon and rectal cancer resection.

All treatment programmes are individually tailored to suit your needs with members of our experienced specialist care team working closely together to ensure ultimate peace of mind and minimum delays.

at 108 Harley Street London provides the highest professional standards of dedicated care within a friendly and reassuring environment. The clinic is dedicated to minimising patient anxiety and all treatment programmes are individually tailored to suit your needs.  Members of 108 Harley Street's experienced specialist care team work closely together to ensure maximum peace of mind and minimum delays.

The clinics held at 108 Harley Street's relaxed and friendly premises are designed to lead to a rapid, yet accurate diagnosis.  During an initial meeting with the consultant surgeon, a thorough history will be taken followed by an expert physical examination.

108 Harley Street provides various on-site diagnostic facilities including X-Ray and Imaging, should x-ray or ultrasound investigation be required.  Other tests are available and can be undertaken at partner facilities.

Once diagnosis has been confirmed, appropriate treatment can be recommended.  This treatment will be discussed and agreed with each individual patient and may involve surgical intervention, or ongoing medical management. 

Facilities and services for colorectal treatment

  • Assessment of all colorectal conditions

Outpatient facilities and services

  • Consultation
  • Proctoscopy
  • Rigid sigmoidoscopy
  • Haemorrhoid injection
  • Haemorrhoid banding
  • Rectal biopsy
  • Evacuation of perianal haematoma
  • Assessment for Colonoscopy and Bowel Cancer Screening
  • One STOP Shop for Colorectal Cancer / Polyp assesment
  • Assessment and arrangement of Virtual Colonoscopy (CT Pneumocolon)


Day Surgery: Conditions investigated and procedures undertaken

  • Haemorrhoidectomy:
  • THD (HALO)
  • PPH
  • Milligan Morgan
  • Fissure - Creams / Botox / Lateral sphincterotomy / Flaps
  • Pilonidal sinus - Excision and closure / Rotational flaps (Limberg)
  • Anal sepsis and fistula in ano (MRI guided surgery)
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Pruritis ani / faecal soiling
  • Excision of anal polyps / lesions / warts
  • Colonoscopy - diagnostic and polypectomy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy

In Patient Colorectal Surgery

  • Colon and rectal cancer resection -
      • laparoscopic right hemicolectomy
      • laparoscopic sigmoid coloectomy
      • laparoscopic anterior resection
      • laparoscopic abdominoperineal excision
      • laparoscopic pouch surgery
  • Diverticular Disease / Diverticulitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
  • Complex abdominal surgery including joint procedures with gynaecologists

Assessment of:

  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Change of bowel habit
  • Anaemia
  • Anal pain
  • Anal discharge and swelling

Second Opinion Service

Their Consultant Surgeons are happy to provide a second opinion service if a patient having had a diagnosis elsewhere wants this reviewed and/or wishes to discuss the treatment options already proposed.

Consultants and specialists at The London Rectal Clinic

Mr Gordon Buchanan MD MSc FRCS (Gen)

Gordon Buchanan is Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London. He is experienced in carrying out a wide variety of Colorectal and General Surgical procedures.

He graduated from St. Thomas' Hospital, London and undertook colorectal and general surgical training in South East England. He also received advanced colorectal training at St. Mark's Hospital, Harrow, St. Thomas' Hospital, London and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada. During additional laparoscopic colorectal training fellowships, in Colchester and Yeovil, Gordon Buchanan undertook laparoscopic appendicectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hernia repair as well as benign and malignant laparoscopic colorectal resection.

Mr Emin Carapeti MBBS MD FRCS (Gen)

Emin Carapeti is Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals. He is a Member of Council of the Section of Coloproctology of the Royal Society of Medicine, a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and an examiner in surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He graduated from Guy’s Hospital and undertook his training in London and South East England. His specialist training was at St. Mark’s Hospital in London and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. His special interests are rectal bleed, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, management of fissures, haemorrhoids and pilonidal sinus disease, and he is a specialist in the surgical treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Dr Devinder Singh Bansi BM DM FRCS

Dr Bansi qualified from Southampton University Medical School in 1988. After completing professional junior medical posts and obtaining his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), Dr Bansi was appointed Research Fellow in Gastroenterology at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford (1993-1996).

He returned to London in 1996 as a Senior Specialist Registrar on the North Thames East rotation and received further comprehensive training in therapeutic gastroscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP at the Middlesex Hospital. Dr Bansi completed his training in gastroenterology and general medicine in 1998 and he was then appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine to the Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School (now part of Imperial College) in 1999. His particular interests are therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP, gastrointestinal malignant disease, inflammatory bowel disease and hepatopancreaticobiliary medicine.

Mr. Ahmed R Ahmed BSc(Hons) FRCS (Gen)

Mr Ahmed is a Consultant Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College London. He set up and heads the bariatric and metabolic surgery unit which is now a leading unit in the UK designated as an NHS preferred provider and provisionally recognised as an International Bariatric Surgery Centre of Excellence ASMBS.

He trained at University College London and Middlessex Hospital School of Medicine. Prior to his Consultant appointment he undertook extensive training in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery in both the UK and USA.

Payment and costs for colorectal treatment and surgery

At The London Rectal Clinic, their objective is to provide the highest standard of professional care with the minimum of delay, in relaxed and friendly surroundings.

Find out more about payments: insured patients, own account, sponsored patients.

What to expect when you visit The London Rectal Clinic

An overview of what to expect when you visit the clinic for colorectal treatment and surgery:


  • Rectal bleeding
  • Abdominal pain
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anaemia
  • Anal pain
  • Anal discharge and swelling



The London Rectal Clinic
108 Harley Street

Tel: +44 (0)20 7563 1234
Fax: +44 (0)20 7563 1212




The London Rectal Clinic 

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