BSc (Hons), MB, CHB, FRCS (Gen Surg)
General and Colorectal Consultant Surgeon
James Francombe is a consultant colorectal surgeon based at South Warwickshire Foundation Trust Hospitals (SWFT).
He also works at the Warwickshire Nuffield Hospital.
His Secretary is Louise Lawrence, she can be contacted on 07548806528 ~
James gained his primary medical qualification in 1991 from The University of Liverpool. He has been a fellow of the Royal College and Surgeons of England since 1995, passing the intercollegiate exam in General Surgery in 2001. His main areas of interest are in :
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery - cancer and benign conditions, with enhanced recovery.
  • Anal fistula surgery
  • Rectal bleeding/piles and fissure.
  • Anal incontinence and constipation.
  • Colonoscopy and gastroscopy.
  • He was accredited to perform laparoscopic colorectal surgery by the National laparoscopic colorectal surgery training program in 2012. James completed his term as Clinical Director of Surgery at Warwick Hospital in January 2020.

    Lead for Cancer Care Block for Buckingham Medical School.


    Lead for Cancer Care Block for Buckingham Medical School.

    Clinical personal tutor to Warwick Medical School.

    Current presentations and publications by James Francombe can also be viewed and downloaded. This website is designed to give you an overview of these conditions and the way in which they can be treated to give information to both patients, and healthcare professionals.
    Pages have been written to provide factsheets for the conditions of the Colorectal system.
    The fact sheets provide descriptions and explanations for patients, giving reasons for their occurrence, and outline subsequent treatments including complications.

    The Benefits of index telephone conversations in patients referred on the two week wait colorectal cancer pathway. (Royal College of Surgeons document)

    Word of Caution

    Please note that whilst the internet provides access to a wide range of literature, there is no regulation as to its validity.

    The views expressed on this web site are my own and may differ from your own doctor.

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