The Surgeon

Mr Etienne Moore is a consultant general surgeon since 2006 at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, one of the largest Teaching Hospital Trusts in the UK. He manages both in-patients and out-patients from Brighton and the surrounding Sussex areas.
His particular interests are in keyhole or laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery and bowel or colorectal surgery.
He was born and bred in England but owes his French first name to his mother, who is originally from the French-speaking part of Belgium.
Mr Moore undertook his preclinical studies at Cambridge University and graduated with a double first class BA honours degree in Medical and Natural Sciences. He then moved to Oxford University to study clinical medicine and graduated with the BM and BChir degrees. He has also been awarded MA degrees from both Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
His surgical training has taken him to a variety of hospitals in the UK including those in Oxford, High Wycombe, Derby, Nottingham, Worthing, Torquay, Swindon, Salisbury, Southampton, Basingstoke, Winchester and Portsmouth.

He has also undertaken a 13 month laparoscopic colorectal fellowship in Australia to gain expertise and independent operating skills in this exciting technique.On the completion of his specialist general and colorectal surgery training he was awarded the FRCS (Gen Surg) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2005.He divides his working time between the Royal Sussex County Hospital, the Princess Royal Hospital, the Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital in Woodingdean and the Spire Montefiore Hospital in Hove.In addition, he conducts medical student teaching and examining at Brighton and Sussex Medical School.When he is not working, he enjoys Sussex walks, travel, sport and socialising with friends and family.

Professional qualifications

Downing College, Cambridge University

Graduated with double first class honours
Medical Sciences Preclinical Course including dedicated research year in developmental biology and neurosciences
BA degree awarded 1992
MA degree awarded 1996

Postgraduate Qualifications

General Surgery CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) 2005
FRCS (General Surgery with declared sub-specialty interest in Colorectal Surgery, England) 2005
Definitive Trauma Skills (RCS Eng) 2003
Human Nutrition (Intercollegiate Group on Nutrition) 2002
MRCS (England) 1998
MRCS (Glasgow) 1998
POPUMET Radiation Protection Certificate 1996

Wadham College, Oxford University

Medical Sciences Clinical Course
Elective spent studying general, transplant and cardiothoracic surgery in Auckland, New Zealand
BA degree awarded 1992
BM, BCh degrees awarded 1995
MA degree awarded 1996

Current Positions

Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, formerly Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Brighton and Sussex Universities
Brighton and Sussex Medical School Examiner
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust Robotic Project Lead (Colorectal)

Published Works

Scientific Papers

Moore EM, Heald RJ, Cecil TD, Sharpe GD, Sexton R, Moran BJ.  Almost all five year disease free survivors are cured following rectal cancer surgery, but longer term follow-up detects some late local and systemic recurrences.  Colorectal Disease 2005;7(4):403-405.

Zia K, McGowan DR, Moore EM.  Laparoscopic fascial suture repair of parastomal hernia.  BMJ 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-010162

Moore EM.  Orthopaedic instrument ideal for manual evacuation of faeces.  Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2005;87:211-212.

Moore EM, Finnis D.  A simple method to facilitate laparoscopic suction.  Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2002;84:358.

Moore EM. A useful mnemonic for severity stratification in acute pancreatitis. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2000;82:16-17.

Moore EM. Gene therapy. Will it work for skin disease? Brit Assoc Derm J 1994;3:18-21.

Magazine articles

Moore EM.  A galling problem.  Sussex Life Magazine 2013; March edition:181.

Scientific Abstracts

Moore EM, Rieger N, Rodda D, Karatassas A, Hewett P.  Laparoscopic caecectomy for caecal pole lesion excision: a case series of eight patients.  Colorectal Disease 2005;7 (Suppl. 1),135.

Moore EM, Heald RJ, Cecil TD, Sharpe GD, Sexton R, Moran BJ.  Long term follow-up is required to detect recurrence following rectal cancer surgery.  Colorectal Disease 2003;5 (Suppl. 1),56.

Moore EM, Flashman K, Ellis BG, O’Leary DP, Senapati A, Thompson MR.  How are colon cancers proximal to the sigmoid colon most efficiently diagnosed?  Colorectal Disease 2003;5 (Suppl. 1),45.

Moore EM, O’Leary DP, Senapati A, Thompson MR.  Prevalence, severity and epidemiology of anaemia in patients with colorectal cancer.  Colorectal Disease 2002;4 (Suppl. 1),13.

Published Letters

Moore EM.  Consultants want banded pay too.  Prize Letter.  BMA News Review 2000;15 April:32.

Moore EM. Malone antegrade continence enema for faecal incontinence and constipation in adults [letter]. Br J Surg 1998;85:1594.

Book Contributions

Moore EM.  ‘PANCREAS’ mnemonic for predicting severity of pancreatitis.  In : Longmore M, Wilkinson I, Turmezei T, Cheung CK, eds.  Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine Sixth and Seventh Editions.  Oxford University Press, 2007:585.

Moore EM. A mnemonic (‘PANCREAS’) for remembering a modified Glasgow scoring system of severity prediction in acute pancreatitis [table]. In : Burkitt HG, Quick CRG, eds. Essential Surgery Textbook Third Edition. Churchill Livingstone, 2002:258.

Proof reader for Department of Health Referral Guidelines for Bowel Cancer 25/04/2002.  See Acknowledgement page 75.

Sumova A, Ebling FJP, Herbert J, Maywood ES, Moore EM, Hastings MH. Non-photic entrainment of circadian rhythms. In : Moller M, Pevet P, eds. Advances in Pineal Research: 8. John Libbey and Company Ltd, 1994:117-131.

Medical prizes awarded

National Prizes

ALSGBI (Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland) David Dunn Scholarship 2004
Premier ALSGBI laparoscopic travel prize via competitive application
Awarded for Australian laparoscopic colorectal surgery fellowship

Royal College of Surgeons Foundation Travelling Fellowship 2003 Surgical travel prize via competitive applicationAwarded for Australian laparoscopic colorectal surgery fellowship

Worshipful Company of Cutlers of London Surgical Award 1994
Surgical innovation award via competitive application
Awarded for innovative project to experience foreign surgery

British Association of Dermatologists Undergraduate Essay Prize 1994
Winner of national competition for best dermatology essay
Awarded for essay on gene therapy in skin disease

Waitangi Foundation Medical Award 1994
Awarded for innovation in strengthening the links between Britain and New Zealand

MDU Elective Prize 1994
Awarded for success in a national medicolegal exam

Regional Prizes

Southampton University Sir James Fraser Award 2004
Regional surgical travel prize via competitive application
Awarded for Australian laparoscopic colorectal surgery fellowship

Bursary Trust Prize 1999Awarded for the best annual original medical research conducted in the Torbay area of Devon

Oxford University Radcliffe Infirmary Prize in Surgery 1995
Awarded for literature review dissertation on the merits of laparoscopic appendicectomy

Oxford University Renwick Vickers Prize in Dermatology 1995
Awarded for literature review essay on gene therapy

Cambridge University Senior Whitby Scholarship for Medicine 1992
Awarded for distinction in Medical Sciences Finals Examinations

Downing College Scholarship and Prize 1992
Awarded for first class Cambridge University Tripos examination results

Downing College Scholarship and Prize 1991
Awarded for first class Cambridge University Tripos examination results