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Mr Paul Skinner

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon


Practices at: Thornbury Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Paul Skinner qualified from Sheffield University. His surgical training was mainly in Sheffield and region. From 1995 his training was specifically in general surgery and then the subspecialism of colorectal surgery. After achieving completion of surgical training he undertook a 6 month post at St Mark’s Hospital for colorectal disease in London. a National centre for colorectal diseases and also achieved further training in colonoscopy.

Mr Skinner was appointed as a colorectal and general surgeon in 2000 for Northern General Hospital. He continues in fulltime practice and trains and teachers student doctors and trainee surgeons.

Clinical Interests

Paul has an interest in benign anorectal conditions. He offers a service in gastrointestinal endoscopic investigation. Clinical practise includes colorectal cancer, anal cancer and pre-cancerous conditions, combined surgery with urological,/gynaecological and sarcoma surgeons. He offers clinical assessments in general surgery and performs hernia surgery. Paul also has experience in intestinal failure and management.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons England
  • Member Association Coloproctology of GB and I