Mr Michael Powar
Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

Mr Michael Powar 


Current NHS consultant posts held

Consultant Colorectal, Laparoscopic and General Surgeon at Addenbrooke's Hospital (Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Specialises in
Lower GI surgery
Areas of interest
Lower GI surgery, Colorectal surgery, Coloproctology, Gastro-intestinal tract, Laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, "keyhole" surgery;
Rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, change in bowel habit, diarrhoea, constipation, anaemia, weight loss;
Colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, endoscopy;
Colorectal cancer, bowel cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, family history, cancer screening;
Piles, haemorrhoids, banding of haemorrhoids, THD/HALO, haemorrhoidectomy;
Anal disease, anal skin tags, pruritus("itchy bottom"), anal sepsis/infection, anal fissure, anal fistula;
Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis;
Hernia surgery (Inguinal, femoral, umbilical, epigastric and incisional);
Faecal incontinence, chronic constipation, evacuatory difficulties, rectal prolapse, pelvic floor surgery;
Diverticular disease, diverticulitis;
Colostomy, ileostomy, stoma reversal;
Irritable bowel syndrome;
Pilonidal sinus;