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Qualifications: FRCSEd (Gen Surg) (2008), MS (2007), MBBS (1995), BSc (1994)

GMC Number: 4195706

Clinical Areas of Interest: Service provision and quality of care

Regional Chapter: Oxford


Mr Coull is an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He qualified in 1995 from the University of London and undertook his surgical training in the South-West Thames region. He completed his training with a much sought after Laparoscopic (keyhole) Surgical Fellowship in colorectal and general surgery at the UK's leading rectal cancer hospital in Basingstoke and is now on the teaching faculty to train other consultants in laparoscopic surgery at European surgical institutions in Paris, Hamburg and the UK. He was appointed as a consultant surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital to initiate the provision of laparoscopic TEP hernia repairs and laparoscopic colorectal surgery there. Additionally, he has been awarded a Masters degree for research into Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Personal profile Mr Coull is a former national junior tennis champion and was a professional tennis coach for a year before starting University. He is also a keen golfer with a handicap of 18 and a regular gym attender, and greatly enjoys the theatre and travel. Current NHS or research position Consultant Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital Year of first medical qualification 1995 Special clinical interests Laparoscopic Hernias and Colorectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Rectal Bleeding and Modern Management of Haemorrhoids including HALO and DG HAL-RAR procedures, change in bowel habit (diarrhoea & constipation), Colorectal cancer, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Anal Fissures and Fistulae, Diverticular Disease, Pilonidal Sinus Surgery. Research interests Laparoscopic Colorectal Cancer Surgery, Anal Fissures, Ileoanal pouches for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB & Ireland Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh British Medical Association General Medical Council