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
  • Overview

Or call us on

01743 282607

About

Mr Schofield has been a Consultant Surgeon at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital for over 13 years. He trained at St.Bartholomew's Hospital and then on a surgical rotation in North West London, completing his speciality training at St Marks.

He is a general surgeon specialising in coloproctology. The majority of his work involves the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer, diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease.

His interests include colonoscopy and also the treatment of minor proctology such as haemorroids, fissures, fistula and pilonidal sinus. Mr Schofield also has a significant involvement in surgical emergencies and the management of the acute abdomen. He also undertakes surgery for gallbladder disease and abdominal hernia as well as skin legions and ‘lumps and bumps’.

Personal interests

Mr Schofield enjoys teaching medical students in his role as honorary lecturer in surgery at Keele University and is very involved in the training of junior doctors in Shropshire as Surgical Tutor for the Royal College of Surgeons.

He is married with four children and his interests include playing county tennis, ski mountaineering and climbing.

Languages spoken

English, French

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Andrew Schofield at Nuffield Health

  • Anterior resection
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal screening
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (or gastroscopy)
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Polypectomy
  • Reflux surgery
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Thoracoscopic sympathectomy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Rectopexy
  • Ileal pouch anal anastomosis
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Umbilical hernia repair

Locations Mr Andrew Schofield works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Association of Coloproctology
  • Association of Surgeons

Other post held

  • Clinical Lead for Colorectal Surgery, Shrewsbury &amp
  • Telford NHS Trust
  • College Assessor, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Honorary Lecturer in Surgery, University of Keele
  • Shropshire representative on Regional Training Committee

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

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.