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Mr Peter McDonald


Consultant General Surgeon

Enquiries - 020 8869 3390 or

Areas of Expertise

Gastrointestinal surgery
Paediatric General Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery

Special/Research Interests

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Rectal Cancer
Proctological conditions

Current NHS and/or University post(s)

Consultant General Surgeon at Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospitals
Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College

Professional and Personal profile

Peter McDonald has been a Consultant General Surgeon at Northwick Park and St. Mark's (NPM) since 1991.

He is a gastrointestinal surgeon with a special interest in coloproctology, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia surgery, gastroscopy, colonoscopy, paediatric general surgery and emergency gastrointestinal surgery.

His clinical research interests have included cancer, Crohn's Disease and proctological conditions.

He is Chairman of the Medical Staff Committee at NPM and Sub-Dean at St. Mark's Hospital. He has been Honorary Editor of the Royal Society of Medicine and a past Hon. Secretary of the Section of Surgery at the RSM.

He writes, speaks and broadcasts extensively about many topics; has published a novel and is the author of the "Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations".


Fellow Royal College Surgeons
Fellow Royal Society Medicine

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