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Professor Paris Tekkis

Professor of Colorectal Surgery BMedSci, BM BS, MD(Lon), HonD, FRCS (Gen Surg)

Specialism: Gastrointestinal

Available at: Chelsea

Special interests:

  • laparoscopic and robotic colon and rectal cancer
  • locally advanced and recurrent colorectal cancer
  • anal cancer/squamous cell carcinoma
  • pelvic gastrointestinal stromal tumour (gist) surgery
  • cancer and inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis/Crohn's disease)

Biography

Professor Paris Tekkis qualified from Nottingham University in 1994. His postgraduate training was at St Mark’s Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital in London and at the Cleveland Clinic, USA. He was appointed as Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St Mary’s Hospital and Imperial College in 2004. He was promoted to Reader in Surgery and appointed at The Royal Marsden in 2008. He was promoted to Professor of Colorectal Surgery in 2011. He is currently the Honorary civilian consultant advisor in Colorectal Surgery to the British Army.

He specialises in robotic colorectal cancer surgery. Professor Tekkis and his team are internationally respected for their work in advanced rectal/anal cancer and surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease).

He has received a variety of awards including the Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the David Dunn Medal from the Association of Endoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, the Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons’ Award from the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the Eugene Bricker Award from the Society of Pelvic Surgeons.

He has published over 370 peer-reviewed articles in medical journals and contributed to 30 books. He has given over 350 presentations and has lectured in over 35 countries.

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