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Hospital Profile


Addenbrooke’s Hospital is an internationally renowned 1000-bed teaching hospital with one of the most extensive surgical departments in the country. Within General Surgery, there is Colorectal, UGI (Benign/Malignant), HPB, Transplant, Breast/Endocrine and Vascular Surgery. Addenbrooke’s Hospital is also a major regional trauma unit receiving trauma directly and via transfer from peripheral hospital within East of England by ambulance or helicopter (HEMS).


The hospital is affiliated with Cambridge University and is home to the university’s Clinical School. There are strong academic opportunities within the hospital including formal postgraduate research during surgical training.  Addenbrooke’s Hospital often hosts regional general surgery registrar teaching days throughout the year as well as relevant courses and FRCS examinations.



Subspecialty training opportunities


  • UGI - Oesophago-Gastric cancer unit including genetic gastric cancer service. Perform a combination of open and minimally invasive oncological resections (5 consultants)
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer and benign service including pouch surgery, pelvic exenterations and advanced abdominal wall reconstructive procedures (8 consultants)
  • Breast - Busy breast unit performing cancer and benign cases (3 consultants). Advanced oculo-plastics procedures joint with Plastics.
  • HPB - Large HPB unit (6 consultants) performing open and minimally invasive oncological resections
  • Transplant - Internationally renowned transplant unit performing kidney, liver, pancreas and multivisceral transplantation
  • Vascular - Established vascular unit performing wide range of venous and arterial procedures.



Established Surgical Trainers


  • UGI - Mr Richard Hardwick, Mr Peter Safranek, Mr Vijayendran Sujendran, Mr Andrew Hindmarsh, Mr John Bennett
  • Colorectal - Ms Nicola Fearnhead, Mr Justin Davies, Mr Nigel Hall, Mr Jonathan Morton, Mr Michael Powar, Mr James Wheeler
  • Breast - Professor Benson, Mr Amit Agrawal, Mr Parto Forouhi
  • HPB - Mr Raaj Praseedom, Mr Asif Jah, Mr Emmanuel Huguet, Mr Simon Harper, Mr Siong Seng Liau, Ms Anita Balakrishnan
  • Transplant - Mr Neil Russell, Mr Paul Gibbs, Mr Andrew Butler, Mr Kourosh Saed-Parsy, Professor Christopher Watson, Professor Michael Nicholson
  • Vascular - Mr Manjit Gohel, Mr Jonathan Boyle, Mr Patrick Coughlin, Mr Kevin Varty,



SpR Rota information


6 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts.



Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact


Rota run by SpR/consultant in each individual subspecialty

Postgraduate administrator (for leave):         Name:      Jill Hodges                Telephone:     01223 217105                   Email:       



Travel/geographical information


Address:     Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ

Switchboard:     01223 245151

On site parking available for staff as well as multiple Park & Ride sites

On-site hospital accommodation is available on application. Contact Sanctuary Housing for further information regarding accommodation application – 01223 404800.

There is also on site gym/health facilities, social club and a supermarket/food court within the main building.

Direct public transport links via bus and train. Cambridge train station is 2 miles from the hospital with direct Bus services available.

Hospital easily accessible via M11

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