Mr Andrew Clarke



GMC number: 3356993

Practising since: 1988


General Surgery

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Andrew Clarke is a Consultant General, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon based at Poole Hospital with a private practice in Poole and Bournemouth.  After qualifying in Manchester in 1988 his postgraduate training was undertaken in the North West. He worked at many of the major teaching hospitals including The Christie Hospital Cancer Institute and was awarded an MD Thesis in 2000. After a brief period working in America he took up a Consultant post at Manchester Royal Infirmary in 2002, moving to Poole in 2004 where he set up the pelvic floor and laparoscopic service.

Andrew regularly performs endoscopy (colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and gastroscopy) and haemorrhoid surgery. He has a keen interest in hernias especially key hole (laparoscopic) repair and sportsman’s hernia.  Andrew has also built a national reputation for his specialist interest in pelvic floor disorders and when conservative measures have been exhausted he provides treatments for incontinence (sacral nerve stimulation, sphincter reconstruction, Sphinkeeper), prolapse repair and constipation. He is a National trainer for laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy and the STARR procedure.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Andrew Clarke at Nuffield Health

  • Colonoscopy
  • Pelvic floor repair
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • The Rafaelo® Procedure
  • Hernia repair

Locations Mr Andrew Clarke works with

Related experience

Other posts held

  • Consultant Surgeon, Poole General Hospital
  • Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Southampton

Insurers Mr Andrew Clarke works with

Mr Andrew Clarke works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Medical Care Direct
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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