Mr Michael Saunders
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Hatfield Hospital

Tel: 01707 443 333

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Mr Michael Saunders


Consultant General, Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgeon

Year Qualified


Clinical Interests

  • Hernias
  • Gallstones
  • Rectal bleeding including haemorrhoids
  • Change in bowel habit – constipation and or diarhhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Laparoscopic (key hole) surgery
  • Day case surgery
  • Gastroscopy and colonoscopy

Specialising In

General Surgery

Professional Profile

Mr Saunders is a Consultant General Surgeon who is proficient at laparoscopic surgery for gall stone disease, hernia repair and bowel conditions including cancer. He has undertaken research into post-operative pain following laparoscopic surgery.

Mr Saunders qualified from University College London in 1993 and was accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1997. He was appointed as a Consultant General Surgeon at Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals in 2008. He currently works for The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Personal Profile

Mr Michael Saunders lives in Welwyn Garden City with his wife and two children. Proficient at DIY, and avid rugby supporter and coaches junior rugby at a local club.
Keen motorsport enthusiast and drives an electric car.

Research Interests

Post operative pain Day case laparoscopic (key hole) surgery Education and teaching Efficiency and productivity

Professional Memberships

British Medical Association, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, British Association of Day Surgery, Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

NHS Base

  • Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals
  • The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust