Mr Martin Farmer


  • Specialities General Surgery
  • Telephone 01782 382507 (Clinic Bookings Team)
  • Year of first qualification 1990
  • GMC Number 3469408
  • Fax 01782 382500 (Clinic Bookings Team)


Mr Farmer is fully trained in colonoscopy and diagnostic endoscopic procedures. He carries out a full range of colorectal work ranging from minor ano-rectal conditions to major resection. Mr Farmer also offers basic general surgery including repair of hernias, removal of lumps, bumps and circumcision


  • Weekly Wednesday PM


Current posts

  • University Hospital of North Staffordshire
  • North Staffordshire Nuffield Hospital


Other interests

Mr Farmer's main interest is in Pelvic Floor Disorders and Functional Bowel Diseases. This includes treatment of Faecal Incontinence, Chronic Constipation and particularly Obstructed Defecation Syndrome and Rectal Prolapse.

He is a registered trainer for the Minimally Invasive Stapled Haemorrhoid Operation (PPH-Procedure for Prolapse and Haemorrhoids) and the STARR and Transtar Procedure (Stapled Trans Anal Rectal Resection). As a registered Trainer he runs Mastreclasses to teach these procedures at The University Hospital of North Staffs and attend the European Surgical Institute in Hamburg as a Trainer.

The Transtar procedure is an effective minimally invasive treatment for internal rectal prolapse and rectocoele leading to Obstructed Defecation Syndrome and constipation.


Mr Martin Farmer works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

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

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

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