Mr Amit Patel BSc, MB BS, MD, FRCS
Mr Amit Patel was appointed as a Consultant Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon to the Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust in 2014 following training in Coloproctology/ Surgical Oncology and General surgery in London. Mr Patel qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London with honours and undergraduate prizes. Post graduate surgical training in London followed including two years in post-graduate research at the University College London, department of surgery, culminating in a masters degree. Mr Patel, continues his strong academic and research interests and is extensively published in peer reviewed journals.
His training culminated in a laparoscopic colorectal fellowship at the world renowned St Mark’s Hospital for colorectal disease in London under the tutelage of Professor Robin Kennedy. During his 1 and ½ years at St Mark’s, Mr Patel received extensive training in complex colorectal tertiary referrals from across the UK. Since joining as a consultant at Worcestershire Acute Trust, he has introduced day case laparoscopic surgery at the Redditch site, and initiated newer techniques in coloproctology surgery – in particular day case haemorrhoidal surgery. Furthermore, Mr Patel has introduced a pelvic floor service to the region including laparoscopic prolapse surgery, management of faecal incontinence and obstructive defecatory disorders. Prior to his arrival, patients were being referred to neighboring trusts for diagnosis and management.
His current field of interest and practice, reflect his high level of specialist training in both laparoscopic general and colorectal surgery.
“Doctor Patel was amazing. Very caring professional and considerate. He put my mind at ease and told me everything is going to be ok. And that he will be there for the duration of the operation and part of my aftercare. I felt as if I was important and Dr Patel took me seriously I wasn’t just another number, That had come into his office that day. I thank everyone that took the time and effort in helping me in my speedy recovery. I honestly wish Dr Patel Good fortune in his work. I’m glad it was no one other then Dr Patel.”
‘My treatment with Mr. Patel has been second to none, treatment was carried out efficiently with minimum delay, the treatment was always discussed with me and his professional manner and attention to detail has been wonderful, I felt very confident whilst under his care and would have no hesitation in recommending this surgeon.’
Mr Clark, Worcester 2019
I was delighted with, and very grateful for, the treatment I received for my inguinal hernia by Mr Patel and all at Droitwich Spa Hospital. The procedure was prompt, efficient, and completely successful and I experienced very little in the way of after effects. I was overwhelmed by the kindness and consideration shown by all. A thousand thanks.’
S Parker, Droitwich 2019
i want to say a huge thank you for your skill and care with my recent surgery. I cannot tell you what a difference you have made to my quality of life. thank you so much.
Spire Hospital 2018
During the period May – December 2017, your name was mentioned at least once in our Patient Satisfaction Surveys for ‘providing excellence service’.
Spire Parkway Hospital 2018
I was very pleased with the service, surgery and aftercare I received. The operation was a great success, very happy indeed.
Mrs M, Worcester 2017
Mr Patel is so kind and patient – He puts you at your ease. He is a very kind and caring doctor.
Mrs F, Droitwich 2016
Very efficient but also kind which is so important. Mr Patel is also so knowledgeable it provides reassurance in a sensitive situation.
Ms F, Worcester 2016
‘I just wanted to thank you for seeing my mother at such short notice and for being so kind’
Mrs E, Birmingham 2016
‘Thanks for your skill in performing the op and to the team who looked after me so well’
Miss D, Worcester 2016
Special Clinical Interests:
Laparoscopic inguinal and ventral wall hernia repair
Laparoscopic gall bladder surgery
Coloproctology including fistula in ano, anal fissures, day case haemorrohidal surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease including laparoscopic pouch surgery
Pelvic floor disorders, including laparoscopic rectopexy, rectal prolapse surgery, management of obstructive defecatory syndrome
Diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy including polyp removal
Excision of skin lesions
Royal College of Surgeons England
Association of Coloproctology Great Britain & Ireland
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons Great Britain & Ireland
West Midlands Pelvic Floor Society
Medical and Dental defence union of Scotland