Mr Christopher Wright



Mr Chris Wright is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon working across both sites of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW). He was appointed permanently in November 2014 having worked as Locum Consultant there since March 2014. In May 2016 he was appointed as the Clinical Lead for the Colorectal Department at MTW. He has specialist expertise in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery as well as transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM).

Chris graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School in 2002 and completed his higher surgical training in the London Deanery in 2013. At the end of his training, Chris was awarded one of just 6 prestigious Ethicon Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship available nationally, giving him broad experience in advanced laparoscopic (key-hole) techniques. He undertook this 6 month Fellowship at the internationally renowned laparoscopic training unit at Colchester University Hospital.

Chris offers his patients the full range of in-patient and out-patient colorectal and general surgical services including emergency surgery. He prides himself on providing a personalised service to his patients with strong emphasis on effective and empathic communication. Chris is also a keen proponent of medical education and is the Specialty Tutor for the Department of General Surgery at MTW.


  • Monthly Wednesday & Saturday morning


Current posts

  • Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgeon & Clinical Lead for Colorectal Surgery at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospitals NHS Trust


  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Emergency General Surgery

Other interests

  • Hernia surgery (open and laparoscopic)
  • Pilonidal sinus surgery
  • Bowel cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anal fissures
  • Anal fistulas
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Diverticular disease
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery

Member of

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Medical Defence Union


Mr Christopher Wright works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP International
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

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

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

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