Expert surgeons who genuinely care


We are experts in advanced colonoscopy and gastroscopy and provide screening to diagnose and treat disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including colonoscopy checks, polyp removal, and haemorrhoid treatment.

Colorectal Surgery

Our primary focus is colorectal surgical care. We perform minimally invasive and open surgical procedures to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome for your colorectal health issues.

General Surgery

We offer treatment for general surgical conditions including hernia surgery, gallbladder removal, and pilonidal surgery.

About Coastal Colorectal

Based in Newcastle, we provide patient-centred care to people with a wide range of colorectal concerns... from bleeding, haemorrhoids and other bottom problems to inflammatory bowel disease, bowel cancer, and pelvic floor disorders.

We’re the surgeons people turn to when other surgeons have turned them away or forgotten their bedside manner. We are highly skilled professionals with a reputation for excellence and more than 30 years’ combined experience providing high-quality, specialised surgical care. And we’re the practice that makes the whole process easy.

We provide outstanding surgical expertise AND outstanding patient care.

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