Mr Thomas Roe

Qualifications

MB BChir MA (Cantab), MD, FRCS

GMC number: 6030474

Practicing since: 2001

Specialties

General Surgery

Consultation times

  • Tuesday Evenings
  • Other Appointments Available by Arrangement
  • Overview

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01242 246523

About

Mr Roe is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon practising in Gloucestershire. He is interested in benign and malignant conditions affecting the large and small bowel, and advocates a keyhole (laparoscopic) approach to abdominal surgery whenever possible. He regularly performs complex cancer resections and major pelvic floor work as well as managing benign proctological conditions (affecting the anus and rectum), abdominal and groin hernias and skin lumps and bumps.

He graduated from Cambridge University then completed basic surgical training in Wessex and higher training in the South West.

After completing training he worked as a locum Consultant at Southmead Hospital in Bristol but relocated to Gloucestershire for his substantive appointment, where frequent emergency operating features alongside his elective practice.


Special interests

Mr Roe provides a comprehensive colorectal service, including minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery for benign and malignant colorectal pathology, surgery for ano-rectal conditions such as haemorrhoids and fistulae and diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy.

He has a special interest in conditions of the pelvic floor, including rectal prolapse, faecal incontinence and obstructed defecation.

Other interests

Mr Roe also offers a general surgical service managing hernias of the groin and abdominal wall and benign “lumps and bumps”.

Personal interests

Mr Roe has always been a keen rugby player and still enjoys a run-out when family commitments allow.

He is interested in general sports and fitness and also likes family walks with the sausage dog. Especially when they end in the pub.

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Thomas Roe at Nuffield Health

  • Polypectomy
  • Open surgery groin hernia repair
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (or gastroscopy)
  • Laparoscopic incisional hernia
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Hernia repair

Locations Mr Thomas Roe works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Roe undertook a 2 year period of dedicated scientific research at the Cancer Research UK institute based at the University of Birmingham investigating the role of iron in the development of cancer. This period culminated in the award of his MD.

Memberships

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Pelvic Floor Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Thomas Roe works with

Mr Thomas Roe works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Healix Healthcare

Declaration

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

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

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