- Colorectal Surgery
Omar Faiz is the Clinical Director and a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St Marks Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College.
His areas of clinical interest within colorectal surgery are the surgical management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), hereditary cancer syndromes, colorectal cancer and proctology. He trained in General and colorectal Surgery within London and the South East of England and undertook specialist colorectal fellowships at St Mark’s Hospital and Valencia University Hospital prior to taking up a consultant post at Imperial College in 2008 (St Mary’s Campus) and then taking up a consultant position at St Mark’s hospital in 2012.
Mr Faiz has wide research interests and he has supervised 20 PhD and MD research fellows at Imperial College. His principal research interests include colorectal surgical epidemiology, health services research and surgical outcome research. He has authored 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals. In addition he has authored eleven book chapters and three text books.
Mr Faiz holds various leadership positions at a national level. He is the current Chairman of the Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) IBD subcommittee. He is also Chair of the national Ileal Pouch Registry and represents the ACPGBI on the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Standards board. He is an Associate Editor for the journal Colorectal Disease.
Clinical Director and Consultant Colorectal SurgeonSt Mark's Hospital, London
Current teaching posts
Honorary Senior LecturerImperial College London
University of London
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