MR ALASTAIR WINDSOR

MBBS MD FRCS(Lon, Ed, Glas)
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon based in London

Mr Alastair Windsor is a specialist colorectal surgeon in London. He runs a busy private practice, including all aspects of colorectal surgery,  in the heart of London’s medical mile at 145 Harley Street.

His aim is to provide the highest standard of surgical care with exceptional clinical, diagnostic and technical expertise. He has pioneered a team-based approach to surgical practice with joint senior surgeon clinical and operative care. This is becoming the gold standard for operative care particularly on complex cases. He only uses the finest facilities for your diagnostic and therapeutic needs.

His surgical team is supported by the facilities of one of the finest private clinics in Europe, The London Clinic. The London Clinic provides unparalleled facilities with state of the art Radiology, Endoscopy and operating theatres. The practice is supported by its own dedicated nursing floor with direct access to intensive care as well as fast access to other expert medical teams if your clinical care requires it.

A Unique Approach to Surgical Care

Alastair Windsor works seamlessly together with his colleague Mr Richard Cohen. They have been in clinical practice for over 15 years. Both are highly trained colorectal surgeons having been through UK surgical training in addition to the sitting a higher degree for surgical research in the US. Their clinical pathways crossed as consultant surgeons at the world-famous St Mark’s Hospital where they both practised for eight years. It was during this time that they forged a very strong and cohesive working relationship running a joint private practice and national health practice since that time.

In addition, Mr Windsor has forged a similar joint approach to the surgical management of complex endometriosis with Mr Alfred Cutner, Consultant Gynaecological with joint care and operating at King Edward VII Hospital, London.

 

Meeting the Patients Needs; Combining Excellence with a Personal and Seamless Patient Experience

The team recognise that experiencing an illness or worrying about symptoms can be highly stressful. Our friendly and experienced administrative staff will help you book an appointment to see Mr Windsor. During your consultation, you will have an opportunity to meet with a member of our nursing team. Our team have immediate access to first-class diagnostic services and will allow your investigations to be carried out without delay with the results electronically returned to the surgeon. Our paperless electronic patient management system allows us to direct book any theatre session required and direct times and dates can be discussed with you for convenience.

 

The Working Week

Mr Windsor runs an all-day routine clinic on Thursday and every other Monday afternoon. Urgent and ad hoc patients can usually be accommodated at other times if required. He runs an endoscopy list on a Monday morning which facilitates the bowel preparation on a Sunday afternoon and evening. He operates at the London Clinic all day Wednesday and at King Edward VII on Monday afternoon/evening with Mr Cutner.

 

Finance

Mr Windsor is a fee assured provider with BUPA and AXA and works with all the major insurance companies. He and his admin team are very happy to discuss and facilitate competitive ‘self-pay’ packages as required.

Supporting the Patient Journey

Our senior clinical nurse specialist Christian McAndrew runs a pre-assessment clinic that you may wish to utilise prior to any operation. During this time you will have an opportunity to discuss your patient journey through admission, operation, recovery and discharge. Christine is also able to arrange any preoperative investigation that may be required prior to admission thus making absolutely sure that everything is organised for a simple and safe admission to hospital.

In addition, Christine runs a direct access clinic that you can access to having been discharged, so minor issues and concerns can be immediately addressed by someone who knows your clinical case. Follow-up clinics with Mr Windsor are automatically booked on admission to hospital to be clear and sure that you have the appropriate care following discharge.