Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Research Postgraduate



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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. 



COVIDSurg Collaborative, 2020, Delaying surgery for patients with a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection, British Journal of Surgery, ISSN:0007-1323

Beamish AJ, Johnston MJ, Harries RL, et al., 2020, Real-world use of workplace based assessments in surgical training: A UK nationwide cross-sectional exploration of trainee perspectives and consensus recommendations from the Association of Surgeons in Training., Int J Surg

Adegbola SO, Sahnan K, Twum-Barima C, et al., 2020, Current review of the management of fistulising perianal Crohn’s disease, Frontline Gastroenterology, ISSN:2041-4137

Sahnan K, Adegbola S, Iqbal N, et al., 2020, Managing non-IBD fistulising disease, Frontline Gastroenterology, ISSN:2041-4137

COVIDSurg Collaborative, Jiao LR, 2020, Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study, The Lancet, Vol:396, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:27-38

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