Mr David Donnelly
BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), FRCS

General and Colorectal Surgeon

Professional Biography

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Mr Donnelly is a consultant general surgeon with a specialist interest in lower gastro-intestinal surgery at Manchester Foundation Trust and was appointed in 2010.

He was born in the North West and graduated from The University of Manchester. He trained within the Manchester region then was successfully appointed to specialist training in Advanced Lower Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy in Sheffield during which he underwent training in the advanced endoscopic management of colorectal polyps.

Within his current consultant role Mr Donnelly has a specialist interest in lower gastro-intestinal endoscopy and has passed the rigorous assessment process to perform colonoscopy for the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme. He has developed a specialist an interest in the treatment of complex pilonidal sinus having presented at national meetings and participated in research within this area. He also has an active role in undergraduate teaching on behalf of the University of Manchester.

BSc (Hons) Anatomical Sciences Manchester University 1996
MBChB (Hons) Manchester University1998
FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2008

Medical Secretary Rachel Pierrepoint
Tel. 01706 766634
Email rachel.pierrepoint@bmihealthcare.co.uk


Investigation of lower gastrointestinal symptoms- abdominal pain, rectal bleeding and change in bowel habit.
Endoscopic assessment of the lower gastro-intestinal tract, including the management of colorectal polyps.
Surgical treatment of complex pilonidal sinus.
Treatment of haemorrhoids (piles), anal fissure, anal fistula.
Surgical treatment of hernias (inguinal, femoral, umbilical).