Imperial College London

Mr Christos Kontovounisios

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery



+44 (0)20 3315 8529c.kontovounisios




Chelsea and Westminster HospitalChelsea and Westminster Campus





Fully committed in academic surgery with clinical interest in colorectal minimal invasive, pelvic floor and pelvic exenterative surgery for locally advanced and recurrent malignant disease.

His research focuses on :

· Validation of diagnostic, prognostic , predictive and surveillance biomarkers for early and advanced colorectal cancer

· Validation of diagnostic, prognostic , predictive and surveillance biomarkers for anal cancer

· 3D modelling of Gastrointestinal Tract : surgical planning, surgical training , patient participation and education

· Datasets and Registries in colorectal and anal cancer

· Simulation for surgical education in colorectal pathologies



Kontovounisios C, 2022, 3D Printing in the National Health Service. Facilitating the adoption and evolution of digital technologies through re-conceptualization, Frontiers in Surgery, ISSN:2296-875X

Celentano V, Tekkis P, Nordenvall C, et al., 2021, Standardization of ileoanal J-pouch surgery technique: Quality assessment of minimally invasive ileoanal J-pouch surgery videos., Surgery

Kontovounisios C, 2021, Demographics and incidence of Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in people living in high HIV prevalence geographical areas, Sexually Transmitted Infections, ISSN:1368-4973

McLean KA, Kamarajah SK, Chaudhry D, et al., 2021, Death following pulmonary complications of surgery before and during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, British Journal of Surgery, Vol:108, ISSN:0007-1323, Pages:1448-1464

Kontovounisios C, 2021, Towards standardisation of technique for en bloc sacrectomy for locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer, Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol:10, ISSN:2077-0383, Pages:1-12

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