Mr Andrew Day



GMC number: 4733580

Practising since: 2000


General Surgery

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  • Other times by arrangement
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Mr Day is a consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. During his training he did a two year fellowship at the Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit in Guildford where he completed an MD research project which focused on the optimisation of patient care before and after bowel surgery.

He also received a nationally-awarded Ethicon laparoscopic colorectal fellowship, during which he received further specialised training in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) bowel cancer surgery.

Mr Day specialises in general and colorectal surgery with a specific interest in laparoscopic bowel surgery, hernia surgery, colonoscopy and the treatment of anal fissures, fistulae and haemorrhoids. He is a JAG accredited colonoscopist. He has a particular interest in 'Enhanced Recovery', which aims to optimise patients’ pre- and post-operative care, in order to improve their recovery following bowel surgery.

Special interests

  • Coloproctology, hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopy and colonoscopy
  • Treatment of haemorrhoids
  • Anal fissures and fistulae

Personal interests

Mr Day enjoys spending his spare time with his wife, who is a Sussex GP, and their three children. He enjoys walking, skiing, theatre and opera. In addition he loves cycling around the beautiful Sussex Downs.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Andrew Day at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Polypectomy
  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Appendicectomy
  • Open surgery groin hernia repair
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Abdominoperineal resection
  • Hernia repair
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Colorectal screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Laparoscopic groin hernia repair
  • Rectal examination under anaesthetic (or rectal EUA)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Hernia unilateral
  • Anterior resection

Locations Mr Andrew Day works with

Related experience


Mr Day has over forty publications in peer-reviewed journals, many on the subject of Enhanced Recovery and outcomes following bowel cancer surgery.

He has presented at many national and international conferences and been awarded a number of prizes including the David Dunn Medal from the ALSGBI and the John Farndon Award from the ASGBI.

He is an ATLS and CCrISP instructor, training junior doctors in trauma care and management of the critically ill surgical patient.

Mr Day is the South Thames representative on the council of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB.

Other posts held

  • Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Andrew Day works with

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

  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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