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



Kim WJ, Iskandarani M, Manzo CA, et al., 2023, Patient-reported outcomes measures and surgery for Crohn’s disease: systematic review, Bjs Open, ISSN:2474-9842

Fadel MG, Geropoulos G, Warren OJ, et al., 2023, Risks factors associated with the development of Crohn's disease after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis., J Crohns Colitis

Fadel MG, Ahmed M, Pellino G, et al., 2023, Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection in Colorectal Cancer with Lymph Node Metastasis: A Systematic Review, Cancers, Vol:15

Lupi M, Brogden D, Howell A-M, et al., 2023, Anal Cancer in High-Risk Women: The Lost Tribe, Cancers, Vol:15

Petrou NA, Kontovounisios C, 2022, The use of mechanical bowel preparation and oral antibiotic prophylaxis in elective colorectal surgery: a call for change in practice, Cancers, Vol:14, ISSN:2072-6694

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