Mr Oliver Jones DM, FRCS (Gen)
Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon
Mr Oliver Jones has been appointed a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust. He previously held a Consultant Post at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Foundation Trust. He qualified in 1995 from the University of Oxford.
He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of London in 1999 during junior doctor posts at Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospitals in London. He then returned to Oxford for two years of research towards a Doctor of Medicine (DM) degree involving research into mechanisms of faecal continence and defaecation, their disorders and treatment. His research won him a number of prizes including the BJS Prize at the Association of Coloproctology, the Norman Tanner Prize at the Royal Society of Medicine and culminated in election as a Hunterian Professor at the Royal College of Surgeons in 2005. He has published a book and around sixty journal articles and book chapters.
He undertook his registrar training in the Wessex region before completing his training at the world-renowned Royal Brisbane Hospital in Australia. The focus of this fellowship was advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery for benign and malignant disease in an effort to improve recovery from surgery. Mr Jones does clinical sessions at the John Radcliffe, Churchill and Horton (Banbury) Hospitals.