Mr Dean Harris


  • Specialities General Surgery, Colorectal
  • Telephone 02920 836714
  • Year of first qualification 1997
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4434850
  • Fax 01443 449222


Mr Dean Harris is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Vale Healthcare in South Wales. Mr Harris offers a full range of colorectal and general surgery procedures including keyhole colorectal surgery and colonoscopy. His interests are in proctology (fistulae, haemorrhoids), pelvic floor disorders (including internal and external rectal prolapse) and management of incontinence.

Dean qualified from UWCM in Cardiff in 1997 and has obtained a broad training in general surgery and coloproctology as a specialist registrar in Wales. Much of his colorectal training has been in Singleton Hospital, both as a registrar in 2007 and as an Ethicon Endosurgery Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellow in 2010.

Dean was a colorectal fellow at St Mark’s Hospital in London and at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada where he received advanced colorectal training. He has developed special interests in pelvic exenteration for advanced pelvic malignancy, ileoanal pouch formation for ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis, and laparoscopic colorectal surgery.


  • Weekly clinics


Current posts

  • Colorectal &amp
  • General Surgeon, Singleton Hospital, Swansea

Member of

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland


Dean undertook a full time MD in Cardiff studying the biology of peritoneal inflammation and adhesions. He has active research interests in the management of locally advanced rectal cancer through Swansea University.


Mr Dean Harris works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

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

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

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