Miss Heena Patel


  • Specialities Colorectal, General Surgery, Key Hole Surgery, Laparoscopy
  • Telephone 01273 627007 (Brighton appointments)
  • Year of first qualification 2000
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4719214
  • Fax 01273 627003


Heena Patel is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at The Royal Sussex County Hospital, BSUH. She studied medicine at St. George’s, University of London and undertook her surgical training in London and the North East Thames region.

Her specialist training was at St. Mark’s Hospital, London with further fellowships at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth (robotic surgery) and the national Ethicon Endo-Surgery Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship at Frimley Park Hospital.

Publications include from her thesis on anal cancer in immunosuppressed patients and meta-analysis on surgical outcomes of Crohn’s disease resections. She received the national Moynihan medal for original research at The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain Ireland in 2008.

Her main interests include surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer surgery, colonoscopy, management of haemorrhoids and general surgical conditions including hernia and gallstone disease.

Miss Patel specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital:


  • Wednesday evening


Current posts

  • Royal Sussex County Hospital
  • BSUH Consultant general and colorectal surgeon


  • Inflammatory bowel disease surgery
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Endoscopy, haemorrhoid surgery
  • Hernia and gallstone surgery

Personal interests

Sailing, skiing, tennis.


Heena Patel undertook a two year period of fulltime research leading to the award of an MD at the internationally recognised St. Mark’s Hospital.
Her thesis has been published extensively and presented at national and international meetings.

She received the Moynihan medal in 2008 for original research at the Association of Great Britain and Ireland. 


Miss Heena Patel works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Westfield Health WPA

Miss Heena Patel does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Miss Heena Patel does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Miss Heena Patel does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.