Mr Keith Chapple is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, currently working in the private sector for BMI Thornbury Hospital and Claremont Hospital. Within the field of general surgery, he specifically investigates and treats abdominal and colorectal problems such as rectal bleeding, bowel disturbances and hernias.
Mr Chapple is a highly-qualified Surgeon having completed his Medical Degree at the University of Sheffield in 1993, and then completing his PhD at the University of Leeds in 2002. He undertook his post-graduate training in Sheffield, London, Leeds and Australia prior to obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 2007.
He is proficient in the surgical management of the full-range of general surgical and colorectal conditions including the more specialised pelvic floor conditions such as faecal incontinence, rectal prolapse and constipation. He can offer laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for most conditions.
Apart from his clinical work, Mr Chapple is very active in teaching and research. He is involved in teaching all grades of trainee surgeons in addition to nurses and physician associates. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has an extensive research portfolio with many journal publications in topics such as the drug prevention of colorectal cancer, novel imaging techniques for colorectal diseases and perianal disorders .
Haemorrhoid Artery Ligation Operation (HALO)
Inguinal hernia repair
Anal fistula surgery
Faecal incontinence surgery
Pilonidal sinus surgery