Symptom: Bloated stomach

Ian Botterill

Colorectal Consultant Surgeon

About Mr. Botterill

Mr Ian Botterill is a Leading Colorectal Consultant Surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Spire Hospital, Leeds. Mr Botterill has graduated from prestigious Cambridge University and Manchester University.  Mr Botterill went on to higher surgical training in North West Region where he trained in Hospitals in Sheffield, Liverpool and Leeds. Mr Botterill maintained special interest in colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery.

Mr Botterill is a nationally recognised specialist in colorectal surgery and a lead clinician for colorectal surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. Mr Botterill is also the Clinical Director at Alliance Health Group.

Mr Botterill has keen interest management of Piles, Anal fistula, Anal Fissures and other Proctology issues also to include Pilonidal sinus, inflammatory bowel disease, advanced endoscopy and managing patients with intestinal failure, and bowel cancer. Mr Botterill conduct specialist clinics at LGI for teenagers who require follow-up into adulthood and patients with radiation enteritis

Mr Botterill has keen interest in teaching and is a trainer for three UK/European companies who manufacture synthetic and biologic mesh for various abdominal surgeries. Mr Botterill has published his work in national and international journals.

All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr Botterill provides consultation at Spire Leeds Hospital.

Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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    John Bunni

    Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon

    About Mr. Bunni

    Mr. Bunni M.B., Ch.B (Honours), Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery, FRCS [ASGBI Gold Medal] is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital, Bath and Bath Clinic.

    He completed his Basic Surgical Training in the South West of England, after graduating in Medicine from the University of Bristol “with Honours” in 2005..

    Following his training, Mr. Bunni has completed a prestigious 1-year Fellowship in “Laparoscopic and Advanced Open Colorectal and Peritoneal Malignancy Surgery” at Basingstoke and also completed a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery by the University of Strasbourg, France.

    Mr. Bunni has held numerous teaching positions including “Honorary Clinical Tutor” at the School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol, and also “Honorary Clinical Surgical Tutor” for the Severn Deanery. He takes an active role in teaching locally in Bath and the Deanery and has set up a highly popular and successful local weekly teaching programme for junior doctors in Bath. He is also the surgical lead for Physician Associate students.

    Mr. Bunni has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers in General and Colorectal Surgery; is the Author and Editor of a textbook on Peritoneal malignancy (“A Practical Guide to Peritoneal Malignancy: The PMI Manual” CRC Press, Nov 2019); author of a Textbook on ENT and Head and Neck Surgery (“The Essential Clinical Handbook for ENT Surgery” BPP Learning Media, Sep 2013) and also co-authored the chapter on “Surgery for Rectal Cancer” in the highly acclaimed and popular “Colorectal Surgery Companion Series, 6th Edition” (Elsevier, June 2018). He has also co-authored an online surgical oncology module and numerous local hospital handbooks.

    Mr. Bunni is currently the Editor and reviewer for 14 Journals in Surgery and has reviewed grant applications for the “Bowel Disease Research Foundation”. He speaks locally and nationally on colorectal surgery.

    Mr. Bunni has a special interest in colorectal problems (proctology, pelvic floor, and IBD), is colorectal lead for the local gynae-oncology service,

    He is a member of numerous learned societies, including the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI), the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) and The Pelvic Floor Society (TPFS).

    He provides a measured, thorough, methodical, and bespoke approach to patient’s problems, and is committed and dedicated to delivering the highest quality of personalised care to his patients, and comprehensively audits his work.

    All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr. Bunni provides consultation at BMI Bath Clinic Calverton Down Road, Bath BA2 7BR

    Initial consultation fees beginning at £250

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      Marc Bullock

      Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon

      About Mr. Bullock

      Marc Bullock BM BCh, MA (oxon), Ph.D., FRCS is a Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon at Sulis Hospital Bath.
      Mr. Bullock gained his medical degree from the University of Oxford where he was awarded a Domus Scholarship, and numerous undergraduate prizes.

      At University Hospital Southampton, Mr. Bullock combined training in colorectal and general surgery with research in molecular oncology and is widely published on the clinical applications in colorectal cancer of novel molecules called microRNAs. For his work, Mr. Bullock was awarded an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship and Clinical Lectureship, an MRC Clinical Research Fellowship, a CRUK post-doctoral research bursary, and numerous conference prizes.

      Following the award of his Ph.D., Mr. Bullock pursued post-doctoral research at the world’s premier cancer institute (the MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston) as a Fulbright/Royal College of Surgeons Fellow. On his return to the UK,

      Mr. Bullock completed a Clinical Fellowship in Robotic and Exenteration Surgery at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust where he achieved accreditation in robotic surgery and trained alongside world-renowned gynae-oncologists, urologists, and colorectal surgeons.

      Mr. Bullock’s combined passions are in medical education and humanitarian surgery, having worked for MSF in DR-Congo as well as establishing an essential surgical skills course in collaboration with the charity Mercy Ships and the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.

      Mr. Bullock has a special interest in diagnosing and treating colorectal pathologies and offers tailored approaches to his patients.

      All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr. Bullock provides consultation at BMI Bath Clinic Calverton Down Road, Bath BA2 7BR.

      Initial consultation fees beginning at £250

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        Ben Hornung

        Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

        About Mr. Hornung

        Mr. Hornung is a Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary. He completed his higher surgical training in the northwest, gaining expertise in general and colorectal surgery at all the major tertiary centres. Mr. Hornung completed clinical research at University Hospital South Manchester investigating the pathophysiology of pelvic floor pathology and undertook a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery in Yorkshire.

        Mr. Hornung is the Lead for Colorectal Cancer at Manchester Royal Infirmary and is currently developing the state-of-the-art robotic colorectal service at the hospital.

        Mr. Hornung has published widely and presented at both national and international meetings. He is actively involved in research and recruits patients for a number of national multicentre clinical trials.

        Mr. Hornung offers the best surgical management founded on evidence-based practice for general and colorectal surgical conditions including haemorrhoids, anal fissure/fistula, pilonidal sinus, rectal bleeding, change in bowel habit, inflammatory bowel disease, functional bowel disease, diverticular disease, and bowel cancer.

        All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offer latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr Hornung provides consultation at Spire Manchester Hospital and The Alexandra Hospital Manchester.

        Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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          Christine Craig

          Colorectal and General Surgical Consultant

          About Mrs. Craig

          Mrs. Christine Craig is an experienced Colorectal and General Surgical Consultant. Mrs. Christine Craig qualified in Leeds in 1998 and works as a Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary. Mrs. Christine Craig also provides outreach clinics, endoscopy, and Day Case Surgery at Trafford and Altrincham General Hospitals.

          Mrs. Christine Craig completed her specialist training in Manchester. Mrs. Craig further trained and completed an Advanced clinical fellowship in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

          Mrs. Craig is one of the few leading female surgeons in the whole of the northwest UK providing excellent care to her patients and has over 120 excellent reviews on iwantgreatcare.

          Mrs. Christine Craig offers the Latest treatments for Rectal bleeding; pain; itchiness; rectal prolapse; rectal discharge; piles; anal skin tags; fissures; fistulas; anal stenosis; pilonidal disease; abscesses; Banding of piles; haemorrhoidectomy; removal of anal skin tags; fistula treatment; fissure treatment including Botox injections. Mrs. Craig is also an expert in stoma formation and revision, Reversal of stoma, and Repair of parastomal hernia. Mrs. Christine Craig is a JAG accredited Endoscopist for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy and Colonoscopy and an experienced laparoscopic surgeon.

          All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mrs. Christine Craig provides consultation at Spire Manchester Hospital, Manchester.

          Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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            Abhiram Sharma

            General & Colorectal Surgeon

            About Mr. Sharma

            Mr. Sharma is a published General & Colorectal Surgeon practicing at the Wythenshawe Hospital; part of the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. Mr. Sharma undertook basic sciences and clinical research under Professor John Monson and Professor Lesley Walker culminating in an MD in 2005. He Completed Higher Surgical training in the Yorkshire Deanery where he trained in Leeds, Hull, and Sheffield among other hospitals.

            Mr. Sharma further trained as a pelvic floor and proctology fellowship in Mannheim, Germany under Professor Alex Herold. Mr. Sharma then went to Rochester, NY, USA for a colorectal fellowship to further his experience in colorectal surgery.

            Mr. Sharma is the Clinical Governance and Mortality Review Lead for General Surgery at Wythenshawe Hospital and also an ATLS Instructor. Mr. Sharma is also an Honorary Senior lecturer at the University of Manchester and is a supervisor of MSc and MD students.
            In addition to his NHS commitments, he has published more than 50 scientific papers on numerous subjects including, perianal fistula, pelvic floor disorders, and trans anal endoscopic surgery, and colorectal cancer.

            Mr. Sharma has keen interest management of Piles, Anal fistula, Anal Fissures, and other Proctology issues also to include pelvic floor surgery (including management of faecal incontinence and constipation), inflammatory bowel disease, advanced endoscopy, trans anal microsurgical techniques. Mr. Sharma has over 142 excellent reviews on iwantgreatcare.

            All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr Sharma provides consultation at Spire Manchester Hospital and BMI, The Alexandra Hospital Manchester.

            Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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              Rajnish Mankotia

              Colorectal Surgeon

              About Mr. Mankotia

              Mr Rajnish Mankotia is a highly esteemed consultant colorectal surgeon at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust. He has Completed his higher training in Northern Ireland and West Midlands. He has over 20 years of experience and prior to undertaking his current professional role as consultant colorectal surgeon, Mr Mankotia held the position as consultant for the highly reputable Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, London. He is an expert in colonoscopy, anal fistula surgery and THD procedure for piles which is a cutting-edge operation which has revolutionised the surgical treatment of haemorrhoids (also known as piles). 

              He also specialises in water colonoscopy, a hugely effective new technique which incorporates the use of water rather than air in order to perform a colonoscopy procedure in a quicker and less painful fashion. See Review on IWantgreatcare.

              He is a JAG (Joint Advisory Group on Endoscopy) approved colonoscopy trainer and provides training to junior doctors.

              Mr. Mankotia is the current surgical trauma lead and is also a senior academic tutor and examiner for medical students. He was a co-investigator for the National PPAC-2( Peri anal abscess Study) and C-Gall ( Gall stones treatment ) Study and has presented at International Conferences and has many of his work publications in international journals. Mr. Mankotia can speak many languages including English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Marathi, and Mirpuri, etc., and is happy to consult in his preferred language.

              All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr. Mankotia provides consultation at West Midlands hospital, Colman Hill, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 2AH

              Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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                Rajeev Peravali

                Clinical lead and IBD Lead for General Surgery

                About Mr. Peravali

                Mr. Peravali qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2004 and since then has undergone the highest level of training in general and colorectal surgery. Over the last 15 years he has trained in some of the biggest and best surgical units in the country. These include University Hospital Birmingham, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, and Cambridge University hospital. His training culminated in being selected for the prestigious “John Goligher Fellowship in advanced Coloproctology.”

                During this fellowship, Mr. Peravali further developed highly specialised skills in keyhole surgery, bowel cancer surgery, surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, and the management of functional problems of the pelvic floor (particularly prolapse, constipation, and faecal incontinence). Mr. Peravali is the Clinical lead and IBD Lead for general surgery.

                All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr. Peravali provides consultation at BMI The Edgbaston Hospital and Spire Little Aston Hospital in Sutton Coldfield.

                Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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                  David McArthur

                  Consultant Colorectal, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon

                  About Mr. McArthur

                  Mr David McArthur is an experienced Consultant Colorectal, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon based in Birmingham. He has over 20 years’ experience treating haemorrhoids. Mr McArthur qualified from the University of Birmingham with Honours in Surgery. He was awarded an MD by the University of Warwick for his research into the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer, and later completed a fellowship in laparoscopic colorectal surgery at Leeds, where he developed a specialist interest in the management of patients with advanced and recurrent rectal cancer.

                  Mr McArthur also offers treatment for a full range of benign anorectal conditions, including piles, anal fissure, anal fistula and pilonidal sinus. He is a fully trained, JAG-accredited colonoscopist, offering both diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy. Mr McArthur and his team provide a supportive environment in which patients can talk openly about their symptoms and receive expert treatment tailored to their needs.

                  All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr David McArthur provides consultation at Spire Parkway Hospital,1 Damson Drive, Solihull, B91 2PP.

                  Initial consultation fees beginning at £250

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