Name and PositionAdam Stearns
General & Colorectal Surgery
Contact DetailsMain Telephone Number:01603 287597
Department Page: General Surgery
Qualifications: MA BMBCh DPhil FRCS (Gen Surg)
Secretary: Gillian Palmer
GMC number: 6055331
Sub-specialty: Colorectal, General and Laparoscopic Surgery
Special Clinical Interests: Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease including ileoanal pouch surgery.
Research Interests: Quality of life outcomes after colorectal surgery and anal cancer treatment, improving outcomes after colorectal surgery, gastrointestinal and small bowel physiology.
Current membership(s) of Professional National and Regional Bodies: Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI), European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP), European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO).
Professional Expertise: I have trained in general and colorectal surgery in Oxford, Glasgow and East of England. During this time, I also spent three years as a research fellow at Brigham & Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School. After training, I completed a fellowship in laparoscopic colorectal and advanced pelvic surgery at St Marks Hospital, London. I undertook a further fellowship in colorectal and peritoneal tumour surgery at The Christie Hospital, Manchester. I was appointed as a locum consultant at The Christie before returning to Norfolk to take up a post at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital.