Michael Machesney

General Surgery

33 years of experience
33 years of experience



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Mr. Michael Machesney is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon with a specialization in colorectal cancer services. He is the chair of the Colorectal Cancer Clinical Reference Group (CRG) for England and the Pathway Director for Colorectal Cancer at London Cancer. Mr. Machesney has been a consultant surgeon since 2003 and has led initiatives to improve patient experience, safety, and early diagnosis in colorectal cancer. He was an early adopter of laparoscopic surgery and enhanced recovery for colorectal patients. Mr. Machesney has participated in the implementation of a triage straight-to-test pathway for patients with colorectal symptoms, which was shortlisted for a BMJ Award in 2014. His expertise includes colonoscopy, endoscopy (upper GI endoscopy/gastroscopy), colorectal surgery (both open and laparoscopic), banding of haemorrhoids, laying open of anal fistula, laparoscopic surgery, hernia repair (open and laparoscopic), excision of skin lesions, gall bladder removal (open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy), colorectal and laparoscopic surgery, bowel cancer, gallstones, hernia, haemorrhoids, anal fissure, and fistula.


Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery

All procedures

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Appendicectomy
  • Banding of Haemorrhoids
  • Botox Injections for Anal Fissure
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Coloproctology
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Excision of Benign Lesions
  • Excision of Sebaceous Cysts
  • Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT)
  • Faecal Occult Blood (FOB) Test
  • Fistulectomy and Seton Insertion
  • Gallstone Surgery
  • Gastroscopy
  • General Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
  • Ileostomy Surgery
  • Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bilateral Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Lumps and Bumps Removal
  • No Mesh Hernia Repair
  • Open Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Open Hernia Repair
  • Pilonidal Sinus Excision
  • Rectal Biopsy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
  • Skin Lesion Treatments
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Splenectomy
  • Stoma Reversal
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair

All conditions

  • Diverticulitis
  • Hernia
  • Adhesions
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Faecal Incontinence
  • Gallstones
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipoma
  • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Umbilical (Belly-Button) Hernia




BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen)

Registered with

General Medical Council: 3493977


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £270

New appointment: £230


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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