Mr Andrew Schofield

Qualifications

MBBS, FRCS, MS

GMC number: 3180246

Practicing since: 1986

Specialties

General Surgery

Consultation times

  • Wednesday AM
  • At any other time by appointment
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About

Mr Schofield is a Consultant General Surgeon specialising in Colorectal Surgery who has been at the Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital for over 23 years.

The majority of his work involves the investigation and treatment of rectal bleeding, ano-rectal symptoms, changes in bowel habits and abdominal pain.

His interests include the diagnosis and management of haemorrhoids, anal fissures, fistulae and pilonidal sinus as well as colorectal cancer, diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease.

He also treats abdominal hernias, such as inguinal or femoral hernias, incisional hernias and skin lesions or ‘lumps and bumps’.

Outpatient clinics are held every Wednesday morning and there are weekly diagnostic colonoscopy lists and operating lists for day and inpatient surgery.

Mr Schofield trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and his specialist colorectal training was at St Mark’s Hospital, London. He was appointed consultant general and colorectal surgeon at the Shrewsbury and Telford hospitals in May 2000. He held several management positions in the colorectal department but particularly enjoyed teaching medical students and junior doctors in his role as an honorary senior lecturer at Keele University. He retired from full-time NHS work in May 2022 but continues to do NHS clinics and operating lists at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

Personal interests

He is married with four children and his interests include ski mountaineering and rock climbing.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Andrew Schofield at Nuffield Health

  • Colorectal screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Pilonidal sinus surgery
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Stoma surgery
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Mr Andrew Schofield works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Association of Coloproctology

Insurers Mr Andrew Schofield works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Allianz
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Healix
  • Police Mutual
  • Standard Life

Declaration

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

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

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