Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineFaculty of Medicine Centre

Honorary Clinical Lecturer



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St Marks HospitalNorthwick Park and St Marks Site





General Surgery (Colorectal)

Kapil Sahnan is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer working in the Department of Surgery & Cancer at St Mark's Hospital, Imperial College London. He is also a London Deanery (North-West Thames) General & Colorectal Surgical Registrar.

He is completing his Ph.D. at St Mark’s Hospital in Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Professor Robin Phillips, Professor Ailsa Hart, Mr. Omar Faiz and Dr. Phillip Lung. He has been awarded the Royal College of Surgeons research fellowship and holds a number of other grants. 

He has specific expertise in:

  • the analysis of healthcare databases,
  • patient and public involvement in research, 
  • surgical innovation and healthcare technology. 



Tankel J, Sahnan K, Neumann M, et al., 2019, Enhanced Recovery Deviation and Failure After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Causative Factors and Impact., J Surg Res, Vol:245, Pages:569-576

Tozer P, Sahnan K, Adegbola S, et al., 2019, Video-assisted anal fistula treatment (VAAFT) assisted seton placement - a video vignette., Colorectal Dis

Lee MJ, Sayers AE, Drake TM, et al., 2019, Malnutrition, nutritional interventions and clinical outcomes of patients with acute small bowel obstruction: results from a national, multicentre, prospective audit, Bmj Open, Vol:9, ISSN:2044-6055


Tankel J, Sahnan K, Neumann M, et al., 2019, Identifying Factors Associated With Deviation from an Enhanced Recovery Protocol after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Prospective Cohort Study, International Surgical Conference of the Association-of-Surgeons-in-Training (ASIT), WILEY, Pages:75-75, ISSN:0007-1323

Tankel J, Sahnan K, Vainberg E, et al., 2019, Sarcopenia Defined By Muscle Quality Rather Than Quantity Predicts Complications Following Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, International Surgical Conference of the Association-of-Surgeons-in-Training (ASIT), WILEY, Pages:58-58, ISSN:0007-1323

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