NHS Enquires:
Queens Medical Centre
Derby Road
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

Secretary: June Crouch
0115 9249924 ext 63697

   PRIVATE Enquires:
The Park Hospital
Sherwood Lodge Drive
Burntstump Country Park
Arnold
Nottingham NG5 8RX
Tel: 0115 966 2000

Secretary: Sarah Woolley
Tel: 07814 497750
E-mail: Click here
Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital
748 Mansfield Road
Woodthorpe
Nottingham, NG5 3FZ
Tel: 0115 920 9209

Secretary: Sarah Woolley
Tel: 07814 497750
E-mail: Click here

   Further Information:
     Surgery of the Anus, Rectum
            & Colon: Third Edition
     Colorectal Cancer Book
     Institue of Clinical Research
     Information leaflets
     Association of Coloproctology
     Nottingham University
     ABC of Colorectal Cancer
     News Review
     New Aird's Companion

Welcome to the website of
Prof J H Scholefield MBChB, FRCSEng, FRCSEd, ChM Professor of Surgery

Professor Scholefield is Head of Division of GI Surgery at University Hospital Nottingham (Queens Medical Centre).

Professor Scholefield trained in Surgery in Sheffield and later specialising in colorectal surgery at St Mark's Hospital London. He has been a Consultant Surgeon for almost 14 years in Nottingham.
John Scholefield 
Professor Scholefield is well known nationally and internationally for his research in colorectal cancer screening, anal fissures and anal cancer. He has published over 120 peer reviewed papers in Surgical journals and edited or co edited four textbooks on colorectal surgery (see links).

In addition to running busy NHS and private practices Professor Scholefield also leads a clinical research team, a gastro intestinal motility laboratory and supervises four PhD students. Collaboration with the Wolfson Digestive Diseases Foundation and the School of Biomedical Sciences at University of Nottingham form an integral part of this research activity. Professor Scholefield also chairs the National Cancer Research Institute's Colorectal Trials Committee

Professor Scholefield's NHS practice is based at Queens Medical Centre, and his private work is based at the BMI Park Hospital and the Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital. Prof Scholefield has a busy clinical practice mainly dealing with colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anal diseases such as fissure, fistula, haemorrhoids and incontinence.

Private appointments can be arranged by clicking the link below:
sbwoolley@aol.com

Professor Scholefield has undertaken personal injury and clinical negligence medico legal work for more than ten years, acting for both Claimants and Defendants. Currently he receives around 25 new instructions per year.


Main Research Interests
  • Colorectal cancer aetiology and early detection
  • Anal fissure - development of non surgical treatments
  • APC/beta-catenin complexes in the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease - cytokine expression


Ongoing Research
  • Pharmacology of the anal sphincter
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Molecular changes in early colorectal cancer
  • Radiotherapy in rectal cancer
  • Immunotherapy for colorectal cancer
  • Anal cancer and pre-malignant conditions
  • Faecal incontinence


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