Mr Philip Bearn

Telephone number:
01753 857411

Mr Philip Bearn
Secretary: Julie Strickland
Tel: 01753 865894


Private consultations are available in various locations across Berkshire, including:

BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital (Windsor) | BMI The Runnymede Hospital (Chertsey)

Mr Philip Bearn

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

  • Diagnosis and treatment of colorectal disease
  • Laparoscopic and open surgery for benign and malignant colorectal disease
  • Pelvic floor assessment and management
  • Endometriosis involving colon and rectum
  • Diagnostic Colonoscopy and therapeutic Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Assessment and treatment of abdominal wall hernias and groin pain (pubodynia).

Mr Phil Bearn has been a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust since 1999 and honorary senior lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London since 2014. From 1995 to 1999, he was a consultant at the Good Hope Hospital in Birmingham. He received pre-clinical training at Cambridge University and clinical training at Guys’ Hospital. His senior training included rotations at Guys, Charing Cross, Hammersmith and UCH. He was awarded a MS by London University for a study involving mesothelial cells. During this period he was awarded a junior BHF fellowship. Post research, his senior training included placements in world renowned units such as Basingstoke under Bill Heald and the Anorectal Physiology Unit at St Mark’s under Mike Henry.
As a consultant he founded anorectal physiology units in Chertsey and Birmingham. He was responsible for starting laparoscopic colorectal surgery in both units. He has gained a wide experience in the medical and surgical management of colorectal disease including pelvic floor problems, colorectal and anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy.

MA (Cantab) MBBS (Lond) FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Edin) MS (Lond)

  • Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Pelvic floor society
  • Royal Society of Medicine.
  • Established TEMS (Trans-anal Endoscopic MicroSurgery) for benign early rectal polyps and cancers
  • Founded the Anorectal Physiology Unit at ASPH
  • Lead surgeon for AIN and anal cancer for St Luke’s Tumour Group
  • Chair of South West London and Surrey Pelvic Floor Group
  • Lead in treatment and care for the Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance
  • Honorary senor lecturer and examiner, Biomedical Science Course, Royal Holloway College, London University
  • Faculty member for DSTS and Advanced Colorectal Surgery at RCSE
  • Technical editor Colorectal Disease
  • Papers and book chapters in peer reviewed journals.

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