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, Colorectal cancer and the obese patient: a call for guidelines, Cancers, ISSN:2072-6694

Fadel MG, Ahmed M, Malietzis G, et al., 2022, Oncological outcomes of multimodality treatment for patients undergoing surgery for locally recurrent rectal cancer: A systematic review, Cancer Treatment Reviews, Vol:109, ISSN:0305-7372

Celentano V, Perrott C, Tejedor P, et al., 2022, The INTESTINE study: INtended TEmporary STomas In crohN's diseasE. Protocol for an international multicentre study, Updates in Surgery, Vol:74, ISSN:2038-131X, Pages:1691-1696

Kontovounisios C, 2022, Management and outcomes in anal canal adenocarcinomas – a systematic review, Cancers, Vol:14, ISSN:2072-6694, Pages:1-14

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

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