Imperial College London

Mr Christos Kontovounisios

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Visiting Reader



+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



Giannas E, Kontovounisios C, 2023, The Antineoplastic Effect of Heparin on Colorectal Cancer: A Review of the Literature., J Clin Med, Vol:12, ISSN:2077-0383

Kim WJ, Iskandarani M, Manzo CA, et al., 2023, Patient-reported outcomes measures and surgery for Crohn’s disease: systematic review, Bjs Open, Vol:7, ISSN:2474-9842

Warsop ZI, Manzo CA, Yu N, et al., 2023, Patient Reported Outcome Measures in Ileoanal Pouch Surgery: a Systematic Review., J Crohns Colitis

West CT, West MA, Mirnezami AH, et al., 2023, Empty pelvis syndrome: PelvEx Collaborative guideline proposal, British Journal of Surgery, ISSN:0007-1323

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, Journal of Crohns & Colitis, ISSN:1873-9946

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