Mr Andrea Scala


PhD, FRCS (Eng)

GMC number: 6065742

Practising since: 1997


General Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Paediatrics

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Mr Andrea Scala is a Colorectal Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

He graduated at Federico II University of Naples and subsequently undertook his post-graduate Higher Surgical Training at the London Deanery (South West Thames). After Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) he was selected for the national ACPGBI Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.

His main expertise lies with the minimally invasive treatment of malignant and benign conditions of the colon and rectum, multidisciplinary surgical approach to locally advanced pelvic malignancies, laparoscopic hernia surgery and complex abdominal wall reconstruction.

He is a regular member of faculty on the laparoscopic training courses at the MATTU where he also performs live demonstrations.

He holds JAG accreditation for therapeutic colonoscopies and he is an accredited endoscopist for the national Bowelscope screening program (screening for bowel cancer). He is the Clinical Director of the Endoscopy Service at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Andrea Scala at Nuffield Health

  • Appendicectomy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Restorative proctocolectomy
  • Abdominoperineal resection
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) procedure
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Ileostomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
  • Ileal pouch anal anastomosis
  • Hernia repair
  • Rectopexy
  • Pelvic surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Rectal examination under anaesthetic (or rectal EUA)
  • Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Rectal prolapse repair
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatogram (or ERCP)
  • Stapled haemorrhoidopexy
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Anterior resection
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr Andrea Scala works with

Related experience


Doctorate of Research in surgical sciences and advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies at Federico II University of Naples.

Research papers, book chapters and invited presentations on subjects embracing laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery, laparoscopic hernia repair, treatment of rectal cancer, trans-anal endoscopic microsurgery.


  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery
  • Medical Defense Union

Other posts held

  • Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Royal Surrey County Hospital

Insurers Mr Andrea Scala works with

Mr Andrea Scala works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Mr Andrea Scala does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Andrea Scala does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Andrea Scala does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.