Mr Denzil May - General Surgery - Duchy Hospital
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Mr Denzil May - General Surgery

Mr Denzil May is a Consultant General Surgeon at Duchy Hospital in Cornwall who specialises in colorectal treatment.

Clinical interests

Investigation of:

Rectal bleeding 

Abdominal pain 

Abdominal bloating 

Change in bowel habit, diarrhoea, constipation 

Anal pain 

Abdominal, anal and rectal masses / lesions 

Rectal prolapse 

Faecal Incontinence 

Pruritis ani (itchy bottom) 

Groin pain 

Groin and abdominal wall hernia 

Weight loss


Diagnosis:     

Colorectal cancer 

Diverticular disease 

Inflammatory bowel disease 

Irritable bowel syndrome 

Haemorrhoids 

Anal fissure 

Anal fistula 

Anal skin tags 

Anal polyps 

Bowel polyps & tumours 

Pilondial sinus disease 


All abdominal wall hernia: 

Inguinal Hernia 

Femoral Hernia 

Incisional Hernia 

Parastomal Hernia 

Paraumbilical Hernia Ventral / Epigastric Hernia 

Spigellian Hernia


Surgical specialism:

Laparoscopic &open general and colorectal surgery


Transanal surgery including TEO & TaTME 

IBD surgery including restorative proctocolectomy (ileoanal J Pouch) 

Haemorrhoid surgery,HALO with RAR, haemorrhoidectomy, PPH 

Fistula Surgery 

Pilonidal sinus surgery 

Hernia surgery,laparoscopic and open for inguinal hernia, para-umbilical, femoral hernia, incisional hernia, parastomal hernia, epigastric hernia, ventral hernia, spigellianhernia.



Lower GI endoscopy(colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy).




Academic background

Bachelor Medicine –University of Southampton
Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons 
Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education –University of Dundee

Professional memberships

ACPGBI (Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland)
MDU (Medical Defence Union) 
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 
British Medical Association 
General Medical Council 


PA – Fiona May 

Tel - 07500 847733 

Email- admin@denzilmay.com

WhatsApp – 07500 847733

NHS base

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Monday evening and Wednesday afternoon clinics. Appointments flexibly throughout the week at short notice, please contact PA.

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