Miss Faulkner is originally from Oxford and she studied Medicine at the University of Manchester, graduating in 2001. Her basic and higher surgical training took place in the North West where she also spent two years as a Research Fellow at the Pelvic Floor Unit in the University Hospital of South Manchester. During this time Miss Faulkner completed her MD thesis on pelvic floor disorders and developed her subspecialty interest in this area.
Following the completion of her surgical training Miss Faulkner carried out a three month operative fellowship in colorectal surgery and pelvic floor disorders at the University Hospital of Aarhus, Denmark. In addition to the laparoscopic and open treatment of colorectal cancer and benign colonic disease, Miss Faulkner’s subspecialty interest involves the management of faecal incontinence, constipation, defaecatory disorders, fistula-in-ano and rectal prolapse.
Miss Faulkner was appointed as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at the Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in July 2014.
Consultant, General and Colorectal Surgeon
Miss Gemma Faulkner works in the following services: