General Surgery and Colorectal Team

The Clinical Leads for the Departments of General Surgery and Colorectal are Mr Nicholas West and Mr Karim Jamal.

The Clinical Director for both services is Mr Roger Walker.

Our experienced Consultant-led general surgery team offers a full range of assessments, treatment and follow-up for a wide range of surgical procedures at both Epsom and St Helier hospitals, including:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper GI and endoscopy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic hernia
  • Thyroidectomy parathyroid
  • Vascular/arterial/varicose veins

Key staff

Consultant Team

  • Mr Nicholas West

  • Mr Paul Toomey

  • Mr Nigel Day

  • Mr Ashraf Raja

  • Mr Ashish Gupta

  • Mr Tou Pin Chang

  • Mr Abdulazeez Bello

  • Mr Karim Jamal

  • Mr Dhiren Nehra

  • Mr Trystan Lewis

  • Ms Lavanya Varatharajan

  • Mr Andrew Currie

  • Mr Paul Thomas


Deputy General Manager

  • Charlotte Druce


Service Manager

  • Rochelle Mcdonald


Contact details

General Surgery POD (For both sites, based at Epsom)

Tel: 01372 735137

Outpatient Booking Centre (both sites)

Tel: 020 8296 2968

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