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Mr Nasir Iqbal - General Surgery

Mr Nasir Iqbal is a consultant General Surgeon at Euxton Hall Hospital Lancashire and Fulwood Hall Hospital, Preston

Based at: Euxton Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Colorectal bleeding, Haemorrhoides (piles); anal fistula, anal fissure; abdominal pain; Surgical managemnt of Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis 

Stoma reversalsIlostomy/Colostomy

Laparoscopic reversal of Hartmans Proecdure;

Laparoscopic bowel surgery 

Transanal microscopic surgery 

Inflammatory bowel disease surgery 

Rectal prolapse surgery 

Fistula-in-ano surgery 

Haemorrhoids (haemorrhoidal artery ligation, HALO/HALS/THD) surgery; 

Colonoscopy and Polypectomy 

Colonic(Bowel) and rectal cancer surgery 

Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for gallstones 

Keyhole/Open surgery for groin hernias 

Laparoscopic Incisional hernia surgery (keyhole surgery) 

Diagnostic laparoscopy 

Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis


Academic background

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)


Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FRCS General Surgery)

Nasir is on the specialist register as a general surgeon and his sub-specialty practice is in colorectal surgery.

Trained in the Republic of Ireland, Nasir has a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from the University of Strasbourg European Institute of Telesurgery and completed his Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery at the prestigious Institute Adelaide and Meath Hospital (Tallaght Hospital), Dublin, Ireland. 

Over the years, Nasir has pursued a specialist interest in minimally invasive surgery. In the area of general surgery he performs routine laparoscopic cholecystectomies (keyhole surgery to remove the gall bladder), diagnostic laparoscopies and has an interest in keyhole surgery for the treatment of groin and incisional hernias.

Nasir enjoys teaching and surgical training, and is active in both local and regional training programmes, as well as having an interest in research and academic surgery.


NHS base

Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

01257 446 855