Shahab Siddiqi

Shahab Siddiqi

Consultant Colorectal & Robotic Surgeon

Sue Cherington

01245 234411

Shahab Siddiqi


Springfield Hospital, Lawn Lane, Chelmsford CM1 7GU Directions
Spire Hartswood Hospital, Eagle Way, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3LE Directions

Mr Siddiqi is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and the UK’s leading surgeon in robotic surgery for pelvic floor conditions. He is the Lead for Pelvic Floor Surgery, Colorectal Robotic Surgery and Surgical Site Infections at Broomfield Hospital and has a private practice at Springfield Hospital and Spire Hartswood. Mr Siddiqi has pioneered new treatments for faecal incontinence and constipation. He is honorary senior lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University.

Areas of expertise:

Pelvic floor medicine and robotic pelvic floor surgery | Colorectal robotic surgery | Neurogastroenterology | Faecal incontinence, diarrhoea and constipation | Severe irritable bowel syndrome | Enteric dysmotilty | Chronic intermittent pseudo-obstruction | Functional bowel disorders | Pruritus ani | Minimal access surgery | Non-cancerous large bowel resections

In practice:

Consultant colorectal surgeon and UK’s leading authority in robotic surgery for pelvic floor conditions. Mr Siddiqi has both surgical and medical expertise including:

  • Honorary treasurer for the Pelvic Floor Society.
  • Chair of the external affairs committee of the Association of Coloproctology Great Britain & Ireland.
  • Neurogastroenterology and motility section committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Colorectal committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Lead for the national database for ventral mesh rectopexy.
  • General surgery section editor for the Journal of Robotic Surgery.
  • Innovative new therapies for a range of gastrointestinal conditions including faecal incontinence and severe IBS.
  • Specialist interests in neurogastroenterology.
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer with Anglia Ruskin University.
  • Leading surgical research projects in robotic surgery, pelvic floor and Pruritus ani,
  • Tutor for courses aimed at surgeons and consultant surgeons.


  • Graduated from St. Georges Hospital Medical School. surgical training in the North East Thames Higher Surgical Training programme.
  • Pelvic Floor Fellowship and accreditation for Sacral Nerve Stimulation. Advanced at Castle Hill Hospital, Hull, a leading pelvic floor centre.
  • Laparoscopic Fellow in innovative keyhole surgery unit at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • MD research at the University of London into methods for improving the detection of colorectal cancer spread to the lymph glands using genetic techniques

Your health is our goal

Whether your gastrointestinal symptoms started recently or are long-standing, our specialists can help diagnose and manage your condition. Please contact us to arrange a consultation with one of our specialist team. A consultation with a specialist to discuss the necessary diagnostic tests is the first step.