Mr Anwar Hussain



GMC number: 7030262

Practising since: 2005


General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery

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  • Every Wednesday PM
  • Alternate Friday PM
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Mr Hussain is a Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Consultant Surgeon at the Mid Cheshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Leighton, Crewe. He is the Clinical Lead for Governance and Quality improvement services in the General Surgery department and his special interests are Colorectal, Laparoscopic, Hernia Surgery and Endoscopy.

Mr Hussain trained in Pakistan, England, and France in surgery. He worked as a Junior Surgical Trainee at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and worked as a Senior Trainee Registrar for six years in the West Midlands. Mr Hussain completed his early Rectal Cancer Fellowship (Transanal endoscopic microsurgery, TEMS) in Surrey and Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (TATME) in Bordeaux, France, in 2017.

Mr Hussain has been on the Specialist Register since April 2018.  He set up and developed the Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery department at Bronglais Hospital Aberystwyth, Wales in 2019 and has held his post at the Mid Cheshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust since August 2019

Mr Hussain is also a Cheshire and Mersey Deanery Educational and Clinical Tutor for Colorectal Surgery Speciality Trainee doctors and his research interests include bowel cancer, minimally invasive surgery, enhanced recovery after surgery and day-case surgery.

Special interests

  • Bowel disease
  • Coloproctology
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy 
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • General surgery
  • Hernia repair surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Minimal access surgery

Other interests

Bowel polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, stoma problems (ileostomy/colostomy), Perianal problems, banding of haemorrhoids, haemorrhoidectomy, anal fissure, anal fistula, perianal abscess, perianal haematoma, pilonidal sinus, rectal prolapse, Keyhole surgery for Bowel Cancer, THD Surgery for haemorrhoids, surgery for gallstones, keyhole removal of gall bladder, surgery for lumps and bumps

Languages spoken

Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, English

Locations Mr Anwar Hussain works with

Related experience


Ahmad Arsalan Tahir., et al (2021). “Does Antibiotics have a Role in the Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Diverticulitis? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 8.4: 49-58

2.    Mahmood, F., Hussain, A., & Akingboye, A. (2020). Pilonidal sinus disease: Review of current practice and prospects for endoscopic treatment. Annals of medicine and surgery, 57, 212–217.

3.    Tahir A, Mahmood F, Hussain A et al (2019). Consenting practice for post-operative diarrhea in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy needs attention. Journal of Medical Sciences, 27(2):107-110

4.    CholeS study group, West Midlands Research Collaborative (2018) Preoperative risk factors for conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy: a validated risk score derived from a prospective U.K. database of 8820 patients HPB (Oxford). 2016 Nov;18(11):922-928.

5.    Hussain A, Tahir A, et al (2018). Does a subcuticular non-absorbable skin suture give better outcome than clips in elective open colorectal surgery? Journal of Medical Sciences, 26(4): 292-296.

6.   Hussain A, Mahmood F, Torrance A et al (2018). Oncological outcomes of abdominoperineal resection for the treatment of low rectal cancer: A retrospective review of a single UK tertiary centre experience. Ann Med Surg, 34:28-33

7.  Hussain A, Tahir A, Charan K et al (2018). Percutaneous needle decompression of colon before surgery for sigmoid volvulus: a case report. Journal of Medical Sciences, 26(4): 343-344.

8. CholeS Study Group, West Midlands Research Collaborative (2018).  The development and validation of a scoring tool to predict the operative duration of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surg Endosc. 2018 Jul;32(7):3149-3157

9. Hussain A, Mahmood F, Torrance A et al (2017). Impact of Medial-To-Lateral Vs Lateral-To-Medial approach on short-term and cancer-related outcomes in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: A retrospective cohort study. Ann Med Surg, 26: 19–23.

10. 2015 European Society of Coloproctology collaborating group, & Qvist, N. (2017). The relationship between failure after right hemicolectomy and ileo-caecal resection: an international snapshot audit. Colorectal disease, 19(8), e296–e311.

11. CholeS Study Group and the West Midlands Research Collaborative (2017). Cost-effectiveness of emergency versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute gallbladder pathology Br J Surg. 2017 Jan;104(1):98-107

12. CholeS Study Group, West Midlands Research Collaborative (2016) Population-based cohort study of outcomes following cholecystectomy for benign gallbladder diseases Br J Surg. 2016 Nov;103(12):1704-1715

13. Hershman, M. J., Mohammad, H., Hussain, A., & Ahmed, A. (2013). Local excision of rectal tumours by minimally invasive transanal surgery. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 74(7), 387-390.


  • Association of Coloproctology Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Association of Pakistani Physicians of Northern Europe (APPNE)

Other posts held

  • Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Consultant at Mid Cheshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Leighton, Crewe

Insurers Mr Anwar Hussain works with

Mr Anwar Hussain works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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