Mr Richard Lovegrove is a consultant colorectal and general surgeon based in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, specialising in the management of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer and haemorrhoids. He is also an expert in laparoscopic surgical techniques.
Mr Lovegrove qualified from King's College School of Medicine and Dentistry and after completing his basic surgical training he undertook a research degree at Imperial College, London focusing on the outcomes of ileal pouch surgery. Following this, Mr Lovegrove helped to establish the UK National Ileal Pouch Registry which is now in use across Europe.
Mr Lovegrove has been a consultant colorectal surgeon since 2014 and since 2017 he has been the clinical director for endoscopy at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. Alongside this, in his private practice, Mr Lovegrove offers numerous general surgical procedures, such as hernia repair and haemorrhoid surgery.