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. 



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


Adegbola S, Dibley L, Sahnan K, et al., 2020, The Crohn's Anal Fistula Quality of Life (CAF-Qol) Scale - Development and Psychometric Assessment of a New Disease Specific Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) for Crohn's Perianal Fistula, International Surgical Conference of the Association-of-Surgeons-in-Training, WILEY, Pages:16-16, ISSN:0007-1323

Sahnan K, Johansson L, Roussos S, et al., 2020, Would Virtual Dietetic Consultations Be Acceptable to Patients with IBD, International Surgical Conference of the Association-of-Surgeons-in-Training, WILEY, Pages:113-113, ISSN:0007-1323

Little M, Vinnicombe Z, Sahnan K, et al., 2020, Are the Prices of Revision Courses Still Excluding Certain Candidates from Taking Them? Learning Points from an MRCS Part B Revision Course, International Surgical Conference of the Association-of-Surgeons-in-Training, WILEY, Pages:174-174, ISSN:0007-1323

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