Colorectal & General Surgery (GP information)


Colorectal Surgery (CR): provision of specialist secondary care multi-disciplinary management of colorectal cancer and benign colorectal disease including diverticular disease and surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s & ulcerative colitis) and coloproctology. Tertiary pelvic floor dysfunction service offered as part of joint multi-disciplinary approach with urogynaecology.

General Surgery (Gen): all general surgical conditions including abdominal & groin hernias, lumps & bumps

Referral Process

Referral process via E-RS.

Procedures Provided

  • All colorectal surgery – laparascopic & open, colonoscopy
  • All general surgery – laparoscopic & open



Mr S Gurjar Wednesday AM (Alternate) Thursday PM
Miss M Obichere Monday PM Thursday AM (Alternate)
Mr J Sagar Tuesday AM Wednesday AM (Alternate)
Mr F Younis Tuesday AM Friday PM
Miss K Brown Wednesday PM Thursday PM
Mr P Das Wednesday PM Thursday AM (Alternate)

Associate Specialist:

Mr S Gobara Wednesday AM

Stoma Team:

Stoma Clinic Wednesday PM
(Treatment Centre)
 Thursday PM

CNS Team:

Colorectal Nurses Monday PM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM & PM

Links to tertiary centres:
Established links with St Marks Hospital, London and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Patient Information Leaflets

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Bedford Hospital

Colorectal & General Surgery

MrsKatharineBevan Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital

Colorectal & General Surgery

Shola Stoute Medical Secretary to Mr Gurjar, Miss Obichere and Mr Sagar
Ameena Shahid Colorectal Secretary to Mr Das, Mr Younis and Mr Gobara
LauraEllaway Colorectal Secretary to Straight-to-Test Nurses and Miss Katherine Brown
MrJayeshSagar Colorectal Consultant
Mr ParthaDas Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Clinical Governance Lead for Colorectal Surgery
Mr Shashank Gurjar Colorectal and General Surgery Consultant
MrSamGobara Associate Specialist in General Surgery
Colette O'Brien Clinical Nurse Specialist
SueMcIntosh Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist
MrFiras Younis MDT Lead - Colorectal
MissMarionObichere  Colorectal Consultant
MissKatherineBrown Colorectal Consultant

Useful Contacts

Bedford Hospital
General Manager David Cox
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital
General Manager David Cox
Colorectal fax no: 01582 497562
Bleep no: On-call bleep - 363
Clinic reception tel no: Zone C - 01582 497343 Zone U - 01582 492047
Urgent issue contact no: Via main switchboard - 01582 491166
Clinical Director Mr Shashunk Gurjar
Outpatients booking department: 01582 561385
PALS (for patient specific enquiries) 01582 491 166
Switchboard 01582 491166
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