Mr Paul Mackey


BM, MD, FRCS, FRCS (Gen Surg)

GMC number: 3583825

Practising since: 1992


General Surgery

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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:

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!

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Paul Mackey at Nuffield Health

  • Polypectomy
  • Colorectal screening
  • Family history screening
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileal pouch anal anastomosis
  • Stapled haemorrhoidopexy
  • Abdominoperineal resection
  • Anterior resection
  • Hernia repair
  • Rectopexy
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Mr Paul Mackey works with

Related experience


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.


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

Other posts held

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

Insurers Mr Paul Mackey works with

Mr Paul Mackey works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Simplyhealth
  • Allianz
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Cigna