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Mr Ugochukwu Ihedioha - General Surgery

Mr Ugochukwu Ihedioha is a Consultant Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon at Blakelands Hospital who specialies in laparoscopic colorectal surgery for bowel cancer, and pelvic floor surgery.

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

Clinical interests

Mr Ugochukwu Ihedioha is a Consultant Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon.

He specialises in laparoscopic colorectal surgery for bowel cancer,and pelvic floor surgery.

Academic background


Mr Ugochukwu Ihedioha studied medicine at the University of Calabar,Nigeria (1993-1999). His basic surgical training was undertaken in Glasgow(2002-2004). 

He carried out research in Glasgow and Leicester on the factors influencing the implementation of an enhanced recovery programme in colorectal surgery for which he was awarded a doctorate in medicine. 

His higher specialist training was undertaken in the East Midlands in 2009 and was completed in August 2014. He carried out his specialist training in laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer and benign disease in Leicester and Northampton during that period.

Mr Ihedioha had specialist training in pelvic floor surgery during his fellowship at Guys’ and St Thomas hospital in London between October 2014 and March 2015.

Mr Ihedioha has an interest in research and has over 20 publications on topics ranging from laparoscopic colorectal surgery, enhanced recovery programme, surgery in the elderly and hernia repair. He has presented at several local, national and international congresses.

He was appointed Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon at Northampton General Hospital and has a role in supporting the laparoscopic colorectal cancer service and enhanced recovery after surgery for patients in Northamptonshire.

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Pelvic floor Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Association of  Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland.

NHS base

Northampton General Hospital

Clinic Times

Flexible - check with appointments