Mr Ian Jenkins

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
B.Sc[Hons] MD FRCS[Gen] FRCS[Ed] EBSQ[Coloproctology] Hon FRCS[Glas]
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Ian Jenkins trained in Coloproctology in the West of Scotland with specialist training in St. Mark’s Hospital, the internationally renowned centre for the treatment of Intestinal & Colorectal Diseases. He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon to St. Mark’s in 2008.

Colorectal surgery, Coloproctology
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Mr John [Ian] T Jenkins has built a worldwide reputation in treating patients with complex bowel cancers through pioneering surgery and treatment approaches. He is Chair of Surgery and Consultant Surgeon at St. Mark’s, the National Bowel Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College and University of Glasgow Institute of Cancer Sciences. His practice encompasses both minimally and maximally invasive surgery for colon, rectal and anal cancer; both advanced and recurrent; inflammatory bowel disease related cancer; severe endometriosis; other complex pelvic malignant disease and pelvic rarities [e.g retrorectal tumours]. He has introduced minimally-invasive surgery, high complexity exenteration surgery, pelvic reconstruction techniques, HIPEC and intra-operative radiotherapy [IORT] to London centres and continues to innovate in the management of colorectal cancer.

Nationally, he chairs the Advanced Malignancy Subcommittee of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and is a founder member of the UK Pelvic Exenteration Network and major contributor to the international PelvEx Collaborative. He has served on numerous national and international committees including the National Laparoscopic Training Programme Steering Group [lapco], lapco Training the Trainers Faculty, United European Gastroenterology [UEG] Scientific, Education, E-learning and Postgraduate Training committees; he supervises the Royal College of Surgeons of England-accredited Senior Clinical MiMICC Fellowship, that encompasses minimally and maximally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer; he has trained a cohort of surgical leaders in both minimally invasive and advanced cancer surgery. He is President of EFISDS and President Elect Designate of Royal Society of Medicine Coloproctology Section.

His interests centre on improving the quality and rapidity of recovery of patients after major and complex major surgery and he has published extensively and presented widely on colorectal and intestinal diseases, being involved in collaborative research and trials in cancer surgery, enhanced recovery and surgical training. He trains and performs live demonstration surgery and outreach surgery internationally with an international referral practice. His current scientific interests relate to host body composition and immunity and their manipulation in colorectal cancer, leading the BiCyCLE [Body Composition Manipulation in Colorectal Cancer] Research group that is conducting NIHR badged studies. He is Surgeon to the Royal Household. Previous awards include American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) International Fellowship and Independent Healthcare Awards Outstanding Contribution Award. 

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  • Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
    St. Mark's Hospital, London
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer
    Imperial College, London
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Complex and recurrent colorectal cancer
  • Enhanced recovery
  • Year qualified 1997
  • University Of Glasgow 1990

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