James Eccersley

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon - James Eccersley
Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon - James Eccersley

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon 

General Surgery 


MA (Cantab) 1988, MB BChir 1991, FRCS 1995, FRCS (Sur) 2003 

Special Interests

Colorectal Cancer diagnosis and management including palliative care

Inflammatory bowel disease

Anorectal incontinence, anorectal physiology and diagnostic imaging 


Burton on Monday and Friday mornings.

Samuel Johnson Hospital Lichfield alternate Wednesday afternoons 

When Started At Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Other responsibilities 

Chair, Colorectal Multidisciplinary Team.

Lead for Colorectal Diagnostic Investigations

Co-ordinator for Surgical FY1 training and induction. 

Contact details

Secretary Sharon Cox

Telephone 01283 511511 Ext 4092. 



Mr James Eccersley graduated from Cambridge University in 1991 after clinical training at The Royal London Hospital. He undertook higher surgical training in London and East Anglia after research in anorectal disorders. He joined the staff inBurton as a consultant Colorectal, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon in 2004.

His specialist interests are colorectal cancer, anorectal disorders and emergency surgery. He holds a colorectal clinic every Friday and a general surgical clinic on Mondays, as well as a clinic in Lichfield on alternate Wednesdays. All urgent cancer referrals are pooled and directed to a weekly Monday lower G.I. endoscopy list.

Mr Eccersley is committed to delivering prompt access to first class healthcare for all with minimal waiting times. 



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