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Mr Denzil May - General Surgery

Mr Denzil May is a Consultant General Surgeon at Duchy Hospital in Cornwall who specialises in colorectal treatment.

Based at: Duchy Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Investigation of:

Rectal bleeding 

Abdominal pain 

Abdominal bloating 

Change in bowel habit, diarrhoea, constipation 

Anal pain 

Abdominal, anal and rectal masses / lesions 

Rectal prolapse 

Faecal Incontinence 

Pruritis ani (itchy bottom) 

Groin pain 

Groin and abdominal wall hernia 

Weight loss


Colorectal cancer 

Diverticular disease 

Inflammatory bowel disease 

Irritable bowel syndrome 


Anal fissure 

Anal fistula 

Anal skin tags 

Anal polyps 

Bowel polyps & tumours 

Pilondial sinus disease 

All abdominal wall hernia: 

Inguinal Hernia 

Femoral Hernia 

Incisional Hernia 

Parastomal Hernia 

Paraumbilical Hernia Ventral / Epigastric Hernia 

Spigellian Hernia

Surgical specialism:

Laparoscopic &open general and colorectal surgery

Transanal surgery including TEO & TaTME 

IBD surgery including restorative proctocolectomy (ileoanal J Pouch) 

Haemorrhoid surgery,HALO with RAR, haemorrhoidectomy, PPH 

Fistula Surgery 

Pilonidal sinus surgery 

Hernia surgery ,Laparoscopic and open for inguinal hernia, para-umbilical, femoral hernia, incisional hernia, parastomal hernia, epigastric hernia, ventral hernia, spigellianhernia.

Lower GI endoscopy(colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy).

Academic background

Bachelor Medicine –University of Southampton

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons 

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education –University of Dundee

Professional Memberships

ACPGBI (Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland)

MDU (Medical Defence Union) 

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 

British Medical Association 

General Medical Council 

PA – Fiona May 

Tel - 07500 847733 


WhatsApp – 07500 847733

NHS base

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Monday and Wednesdays and by arrangement on other days

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