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The London Clinic
Mr Cohen is a surgeon and consultant with The London Clinic, specialising in Gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Colorectal Surgery
Gastroenterology
General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Minimally invasive laparoscopic colorectal surgery
Colorectal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease
Proctology (haemorrhoids, fissure, fistula).
Pilonidal disease
Pelvic floor and Functional bowel disease
Incontinence
Constipation

Professional profile

Richard Cohen trained at The University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine (Trinity College). He spent two years in research at Yale University, he returned to his training a registrar in Manchester and a Senior Registrar in London.
Richard then became a Resident Surgical officer at St Mark's Hospital and was honoured to be appointed as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St Mark's in 1999.
In 2005 he moved to join the staff as Consultant Colorectal Surgeon to University College Hospital London, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University College London.
He is also currently Divisional Clinical Director of GI Services at University College London Hospital.
He continues to lecture nationally and internationally and is very involved in training young surgeons.
Richard has an interest in research and co-supervises fellows in research in Crohn's disease and pelvic floor disorders.
He has pioneered the introduction of several new surgical techniques in the UK.

Current posts

  • Consultant Surgeon
    University College London Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer
    University College London
  • Divisional Clinical Director of GI Surgery
    University College London Hospitals NHS Trust

Medical training

Year qualified 1986

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