Mr Paul Mackey

BM, MD, FRCS, FRCS (Gen Surg)


After qualifying from Southampton Medical School in 1992, Mr Mackey undertook a broad general surgical training in a variety of posts including the South West and in Queensland, Australia.

His specialist training was undertaken in Wales, followed by a year in a teaching hospital in Sydney, as a Colorectal Fellow.

Mr Mackey specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital:


  • Thursday 09:30 - 12:30


Current posts

  • Consultant Colorectal Surgeon Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
  • Consultant Colorectal Surgeon Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital


Other interests

Mr Mackey also has a very active role in training advanced surgical techniques to colorectal trainees.

Personal interests

Away from work, Mr Mackey enjoys tennis, squash and golf as often as bringing up a young family allows!

Member of

  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons (England)
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain &amp
  • Ireland
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain &amp
  • Ireland


His MD thesis was awarded for research looking at the role of childbirth in the development of faecal incontinence and ano-rectal dysfunction and he has gained extensive experience in this area. 

He is experienced in the treatment of all aspects of colorectal disease, but areas of particular expertise include the laparoscopic approach to the treatment of both benign and malignant conditions affecting the colon and rectum, and the surgical treatment of benign conditions of the anorectum.