Mr Nicholas Symons



GMC number: 6071039


Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery

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Mr Symons is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon based at Oxford University Hospitals and The Manor, Nuffield Health. His NHS practice is predominantly at The Churchill Hospital and he is the clinical lead for colorectal cancer and the colorectal robotic surgery service at OUH.

 He completed his training in general and laparoscopic surgery at both The Royal London and Royal Free Hospitals and then undertook a fellowship at the renowned Basingstoke Peritoneal Malignancy Institute before taking up his post in Oxford.

Special interests

  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anal fissure
  • Anal fistula
  • Anal skin tags
  • Hernias
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Endoscopy, cancer checks
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Anal dysplasia (AIN, HSIL) and anal cancer
  • High-resolution anoscopy
  • Combined pelvic cancer surgery
  • Diverticula disease

Other interests

Mr Symons teaches the Advanced Trauma Life Support course and is an educational supervisor for surgical trainees.

Locations Mr Nicholas Symons works with


    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Mr Symons spent 3 years researching patient safety and quality of care in general surgery at Imperial College London, culminating in a PhD. He was the chairman of the London Surgical Research Group and has authored the Royal College of Surgeons of England guidelines for the management of high-risk surgical patients.

Insurers Mr Nicholas Symons works with

Mr Nicholas Symons works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA