The Colorectal Unit

Colorectal surgery

The Colorectal Unit provides a comprehensive service for patients with bowel symptoms or disease with a national reputation for laparoscopic surgery, bowel cancer screening, colonoscopy, pelvic floor disorders and surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.

About the department

The Department of Colorectal Surgery provides specialist care for the full spectrum of colorectal diseases. We have four consultants who are supported by three colorectal cancer nurses and four stoma care nurses. The department has an international reputation for Enhanced Recovery for patients undergoing keyhole colorectal cancer operations. The Department is situated on Level D, East Wing. The following are some of the more common conditions that we treat:

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Polyps of the colon
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
  • Evacuatory disorders


Consultant Clinic location and frequency Contact details
Mr Iain Jourdan
  • Tuesday afternoons at Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • Alternate Wednesday mornings at Cranleigh Village Hospital
Mr I Jourdan secretary – Joanna Dobson

Tel: 01483 571122 Ext: 4094

Direct Line: 01483 464094


Fax: 01483 406845

Prof Tim Rockall
  • 1 in 4 Tuesday mornings at Haslemere District Hospital
  • Friday mornings at Royal Surrey County Hospital
Professor T Rockall secretary – Beata West

Tel: 01483 571122 Ext: 4975

Direct Line: 01483 402769


Fax: 01483 464157

Mr Andrea Scala
  • 3 Friday mornings at Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • 2 Tuesdays (1 morning/1 afternoon) at Royal Surrey County Hospital
Mr A Scala secretary – Beverley Gumbiti-Zimuto

Tel: 01483 571122 Ext: 4196


Fax: 01483 408361

Mr John Stebbing
  • Tuesday mornings at Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • Alternate Monday mornings at Haslemere District Hospital
Mr J Stebbing secretary

Tel: 01483 571122 Ext: 4195

Direct Line: 01483 464195


Fax: 01483 408361

Colorectal admissions
Tel 01483 571122 ext. 6726

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