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Mr John Beynon

Mr. John Beynon

Professor Beynon trained at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College qualifying in 1980 and subsequently undertook surgical training in Cardiff, Bristol and St Mark’s Hospital London. He is currently Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon in Singleton Hospital Swansea & Honorary Professor Swansea University, School of Medicine. He was awarded his Certificate of Accreditation in General Surgery RCS in 1992 and is an accredited colonoscopist/colonoscopist assessor for Bowel Screening Wales. Professor Beynon is also a former Hunterian Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of England & recipient of the John of Arderne Medal Royal Society of Medicine.

Specialist Interests

Professor Beynon’s practice covers all aspects of general surgery including hernia repair, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and has a special interest in all aspects of colorectal surgery including laparoscopic surgery, inflammatory & functional bowel disease, incontinence, colorectal cancer and endoscopy. Professor Beynon is currently an editor of the British Journal of Surgery, member of the editorial boards of Colorectal Disease and the World Journal of Gastroenterology.He has published numerous research papers on colorectal and general surgical topics and published books and prepared chapters for books on staging of colorectal cancer and functional bowel disorders. He is also a member of the Intercollegiate Examining Board for final FRCS.




Without doubt following my surgery I am now convinced that Sancta Maria Hospital is a centre of excellence.