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Mr Richard Guy MD, FRCS (Gen)

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Mr Guy was appointed Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals in May 2009. Prior to this he was a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from November 2001. He qualified from the University of Birmingham in 1987. Whilst at Medical School he joined the Royal Navy and, following service with the Royal Marines as a Medical Officer, embarked on surgical training with the Navy between 1990 and 2001. This included training posts in Naval Hospitals Haslar and Stonehouse as well as posts in civilian hospitals in Plymouth, Basingstoke, Oxford, St. Mark's (Harrow) and Singapore, with subspecialty training in Colorectal Surgery.

He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1993 and FRCS (General Surgery) in 2000. He wrote his MD thesis on primary blast injury after research carried out at Porton Down.

Mr Guy does clinical sessions at the John Radcliffe, Churchill and Horton (Banbury) Hospitals. His specialist interests include laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal failure and management of the open abdomen. He is an accredited colonoscopist for bowel cancer screening and has an interest in therapeutic colonoscopy. He also has an interest in medicolegal matters and has qualified as an Expert Witness.

Richard Guy