Mr John Budd


  • B.Sc. (1979)
  • MB.BS London (1982)
  • F.R.C.S. England (1996)
  • M.D. Leicester (1991)

Mr John Budd


John Budd is a Consultant General and Vascular surgeon.

John Budd was appointed as a consultant surgeon at the Royal United Hospital (RUH) in Bath in 1993.

He has a particular interest in day case surgery and especially in ambulatory hernia repair under local anaesthetic. Over the last 10 years he has performed over 2200 hernia repairs under local anaesthetic.

He is an examiner and appraiser for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and has been since 2000. He is also a surgical skills tutor for the College and is actively involved in teaching both medical students and junior doctors.

As Clinical Director at the RUH he helped set up a surgical assessment unit as part of the Department of Health Action On project. He is at present undertaking a Diploma in Medical Education at the University of Bristol.

Mr Budd is committed to ensuring a very high standard of care for his patients by delivering a streamlined and stress free patient treatment pathway. This is maintained by regular audit and patient feedback.

Selected career highlights

  • Over 1000 hernia repairs over the last 10 years without any recurrences.
  • Consultant surgeon, since Oct 1993
  • Surgical examiner, Royal College of Surgeons, since June 2000
  • Clinical Director Royal United Hospital Bath, since 2000 - 2006
  • Member of Independent Health Group, since April 2006

Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Surgeons Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Mr John Budd works at the following clinics
Bath - Fairfield Park Health Centre

Bath - Fairfield Park

Welcome to our clinic at the Fairfield Park Health Centre more

Bath - Widcombe Surgery

Bath - Widcombe Surgery

Welcome to the Widcombe Surgery clinic in Bath


Chippenham - Hathaway Medical Centre


The purpose built Hathaway Medical Centre was opened in January 2007 more

Swindon (South West)

Swindon (South West)

Old Town Surgery, Curie Avenue, Okus more

Westbury - White Horse Health Centre


Westbury Health Centre which was opened in September 2012 provides excellent patient care in a dedicated Day Surgery unit. more

Mr John Budd performs the following services
Hernia Surgery

Hernia Surgery

We have been providing a safe, effective and personalised hernia surgery service since April 2006. Over 1700 patients have been successfully more

News items
IHG working back in Westbury

IHG working back in Westbury

10 Jan 2013

Independent Health Group are back in Westbury more

What they say

Brilliant. Very reassuring. Would highly recommend anytime.

Hernia Surgery - November 2016

The treatment we received could not be faulted. It compares with 4 star hotel service. Very impressed with how quickly the operation was performed

Hernia Surgery - November 2016

Was very pleased with how the surgery went,was spoken to throughout which put me at ease during.Would happily recommend the clinic and the care given.

Hernia Patient Feedback - March 2016

All went smoothly, experience made as pleasant as possible! Very caring, efficient team.

Hernia Patient Feedback - March 2016

Everyone was punctual, the description of the surgery and operation itself was exactly as it should. I would recommend it anytime.

Hernia Service Patient - February 2016

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