General Surgery

  • general surgery will involve an initial consultation with the surgeon
  • The Cooden Medical Group offer private general surgery
  • The Cooden Medical Group offer minor day surgery

Consultant Surgeon: Mr Andrew Sandison MA MB BS FRCS

Mr Sandison qualified from the University of London in 1987. He is a general and vascular surgeon who trained at Guy's Hospital and King's College Hospital. His areas of clinical expertise include:

  • General surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Transplant
  • General Surgery Consultation

    During your initial consultation, your specialist consultant will review your symptoms and provide you with a recommended treatment plan.

  • Minor Day Surgery

    Minor surgery for toe nails and skin lesions present a low risk of complications and fast recovery time. Patients can go home the same day and will receive excellent after care.

    • Removal of Ingrowing Toenail Surgery
    • Skin lesions / excisions (warts/lipoma) – 1 including consultation & histology
    • Skin lesions / excisions (warts/lipoma) – up to 3 including consultation & histology
    • Skin lesions / excisions (warts/lipoma) – up to 6 including consultation & histology
    • Skin tags up to 10 including consultation

Contact The Cooden Medical Group 01424 846190


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