University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Gastrointestinal Surgery

The Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery is part of the Wolfson Digestive Centre and participates in collaborative research projects in medical and surgical gastroenterology. The department carries out extensive organ bath work using in vitro preparations for pharmacological studies of sphincter and bowel. Current areas of research include: screening for colorectal cancer, early detection of adenomas and cancers and the use of new prognostic markers; enhanced recovery after gastrointestinal surgery, optimising intravenous fluid delivery for surgical patients; pharmacological treatments for anal fissures; pharmacological treatments for haemorrhoids; therapeutic interventions in the treatment of faecal incontinence; pathogenesis of diverticular disease and gastro abdominal pain; tissue engineering for liver regeneration; sepsis in the surgical patient.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time - 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 2 years
DM Part-time - 4 years
DM Full-time September 2017 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

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