Mr Mark Coleman

MB ChB, FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCPSG (Hons), MD

  • Specialities General Surgery, Colorectal
  • Telephone 01752 761 834
  • Year of first qualification 1988
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 3357781
  • Fax 01752 761 839


Mark Coleman has been a Consultant Surgeon at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth since 2001. He has been the National Lead Clinician of the Lapco National Training Programme in laparoscopic colorectal surgery since September 2008. He was the Colorectal National Advisor to the Department of Health (DH) Enhanced Recovery Partnership Programme from January 2009 until June 2010 and National Advisor to the DH National Training Programme for low rectal cancer (LoReC) from 2010-11. He is RCS (England) Deputy Regional Speciality Professional Advisor for General Surgery for South West England. He is a member of the Peninsula Deanery School of Surgery Board. He is on the Executive Council of the Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland as Chairman of External Affairs.


  • Weekly Monday AM/PM
  • Weekly Tuesday AM/PM
  • Urgent appointments by arrangement


Current posts

  • Consultant Surgeon, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth


Other interests

Laparoscopic (Keyhole) Surgery

Personal interests


Member of

  • Fellow Association of Coloproctologists Great Britain and Ireland
  • Fellow Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Fellow Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland


  1. "Phalangeal injuries resulting from finger wrestling". Shewring D.J. and Coleman M.G., The Journal of Hand Surgery – British Volume (1992) 17(5): 579.


Mr Mark Coleman works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

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

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

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