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



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

Kechagias K, Giannos P, Katsikas-Triantafyllidis K, et al., 2022, Anastomotic leak in ovarian cancer cytoreduction surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Cancers, Vol:14, ISSN:2072-6694, Pages:1-19

Woodfield G, Belluomo I, Laponogov I, et al., 2022, Diagnostic performance of a non-invasive breath test for colorectal cancer: COBRA1 study, Gastroenterology, Vol:163, ISSN:0016-5085, Pages:1447-1449.e8

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