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Mr Colin Harris is a Consultant General Surgeon
Upper gastro-intestinal disease; Colo-rectal surgery, Gastro-intestinal disease; Bariatric surgery (for obesity);; Laparoscopic hernia repair; Gastroscopy; colonoscopy; sigmoidoscopy; rectal bleeding; Haemorrhoids;; reflux disease; heartburn; altered bowel habit; anal fissure
Mr Colin Harris qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1991 he trained on the Glasgow surgical rotation before taking up a Registrar position in Manchester, he elected not to do a period of research, concentrating on clinical surgery which allowed him to specialise in both upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery. He was appointed as a consultant general surgeon in 2003. Since his appointment he has further specialised in Bariatric and Hepatobiliary surgery.
He embraced minimal access (laparoscopic) surgery at an early stage and has concentrated on developing this service in all his surgical specialties. He has sought further training in Europe and the United States from internationally recognised experts in both Bariatric and Hepatobiliary surgery.
He is also very keen to develop robotic surgery, and currently performs robotic colorectal surgery.
He is an active member of the multidisaplinary teams for colorectal, upper gastro-intestinal, hepatobiliary and bariatric surgery ensuring the best possible care for his patients.
MDDUS, GMC, AUGIS, BOSS, ASGBI. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Royal Blackburn Hospital
Wed: 17:30 – 20:00 Thurs: 17:30 – 20:00