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Mr Denzil May - General Surgery

Mr Denzil May is a Consultant General Surgeon at Duchy Hospital in Cornwall who specialises in colorectal treatment.

Based at: Duchy Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Investigation of:
Rectal bleeding 
Abdominal pain 
Abdominal bloating 
Change in bowel habit, diarrhoea, constipation 
Anal pain 
Abdominal, anal and rectal masses / lesions 
Rectal prolapse 
Faecal Incontinence 
Pruritis ani (itchy bottom) 
Groin pain 
Groin and abdominal wall hernia 
Weight loss

Colorectal cancer 
Diverticular disease 
Inflammatory bowel disease 
Irritable bowel syndrome 
Anal fissure 
Anal fistula 
Anal skin tags 
Anal polyps 
Bowel polyps & tumours 
Pilondial sinus disease 

All abdominal wall hernia: 
Inguinal Hernia 
Femoral Hernia 
Incisional Hernia 
Parastomal Hernia 
Paraumbilical Hernia Ventral / Epigastric Hernia 
Spigellian Hernia

Surgical specialism:
Laparoscopic &open general and colorectal surgery
Transanal surgery including TEO & TaTME 
IBD surgery including restorative proctocolectomy (ileoanal J Pouch) 
Haemorrhoid surgery,HALO with RAR, haemorrhoidectomy, PPH 
Fistula Surgery 
Pilonidal sinus surgery 
Hernia surgery ,Laparoscopic and open for inguinal hernia, para-umbilical, femoral hernia, incisional hernia, parastomal hernia, epigastric hernia, ventral hernia, spigellianhernia.
Lower GI endoscopy(colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy).


Academic background

Bachelor Medicine –University of Southampton

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons 

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education –University of Dundee


Professional Memberships

ACPGBI (Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland)

MDU (Medical Defence Union) 

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 

British Medical Association 

General Medical Council 


NHS base

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Clinic Times

Monday and Wednesdays and by arrangement on other days

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