Mr Manish Chand

Associate Professor of Surgery and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
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Mr Chand is a specialist in minimally-invasive surgery for colorectal cancer and colorectal disease. This specifically includes robotic and laparoscopic surgery for which he is recognised as an international trainer and expert. Conditions include colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal bleeding, haemorrhoids and fistula, and colonoscopy.

General surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Colorectal surgery
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From £300


Mr Chand is Associate Professor of Surgery and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at University College London. He is also Director of the MS in Advanced Minimally-Invasive Surgery at UCL and Fellow of the Wellcome ESPRC Interventional Sciences and Surgery Centre (WEISS).

He has recently been awarded the title of Professor by the Apollo Hospitals Group.

After completing a 1st Class BSc in Neurosciences from Kings College London, Mr Chand graduated from Royal Free Hospital London with MBBS (Hons) and subsequently went on to teach Anatomy and Physiology at Oxford University.

He remained an Honorary Neurosciences tutor at Balliol College, Oxford for a further 5 years during which time he completed his Basic Surgical Training through Kings College Hospital London. Whilst completing Higher Surgical Training through the Wessex training scheme including the prestigious Basingstoke Hospital, he gained a PhD from The Royal Marsden Hospital and Imperial College working with the MERCURY Study Group under the supervision of Professor Gina Brown.

Mr Chand recently obtained privileges at the Al Zahra hospital in the United Arab Emirates.

Mr Chand has presented several lectures across the globe, has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and is involved at editorial level on surgical journals. He is a Key Opinion Leader and recognised expert in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and imaging of rectal cancer.

In addition to holding Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons of England, he also hold Fellowship to the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons and is a member of the Technology Committee of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons.

Currently, Mr Chand leads colorectal cancer research at University College London specifically fluorescence guided surgery, advanced imaging modalities and augmented/virtual reality surgery. This includes supervising a number of postgraduate students.

The Masters programme of which he is Director is considered the most innovative and technologically advanced surgery programme of its type with a leading international faculty.

Mr Chand also holds an MBA and a keen interest in the management of complex institutions.

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Mr Manish Chand is available through The London Clinic's Connect service for video consultations.

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  • Associate Professor of Surgery
    University College London
  • Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
    University College London Hospital
  • Professor
    Apollo Hospitals Group

  • WEISS Fellow
    Wellcome Trust ESPRC Centre

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Surgical technology
  • Fluorescence guided surgery

Mr Chand has considerable experience on the Da Vinci Xi and his practise includes cases overseas on the latest generation machine.

  • Year qualified 2002
  • Royal Free Hospital, London 1996

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