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Consultant Profile

Ms Sarah Mills

Consultant colorectal surgeon

Ms Mills' areas of specialty are coloproctology, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and anorectal disease.

After carrying out undergradaduate and further training in Nottingham where she worked in general surgery and A&E, She continued her training in the north and spent time as a research fellow before working up to senior registrar. Before joining Northumbria Healthcare, Sarah went to the United States to work as a visiting fellow with the division of colon and rectal surgeons at the Minnesota and Cleveland Clinic in Florida.

Ms Mills has been a consultant with Northumbria Healthcare since 1999.

Ms Mills held the position of chairman of the Northern Region Colorectal Cancer Audit between 2005-2012. She has twice been the recipient of the North EST Surgeons Society Prize and has been winner of the Intercollegiate Examination Association of Surgeons Medal.

She has carried out extensive research into colorectal cancer and is published in many peer-review publications.


Ms Mills sees patients at Wansbeck General Hospital and Morpeth NHS Centre. Sarah Mills, consultant surgeon.JPG