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. 



Tankel J, Sahnan K, Neumann M, et al., 2020, Enhanced Recovery Deviation and Failure After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Causative Factors and Impact, Journal of Surgical Research, Vol:245, ISSN:0022-4804, Pages:569-576

Bolckmans R, Singh S, Ratnatunga K, et al., 2019, Temporary faecal diversion in ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease: is there an impact on long-term surgical recurrence?, Colorectal Disease, ISSN:1462-8910

Tozer P, Sahnan K, Adegbola S, et al., 2019, Video-assisted anal fistula treatment (VAAFT) assisted seton placement - a video vignette, Colorectal Disease, Vol:21, ISSN:1462-8910, Pages:1462-1462


Wickramasinghe D, Di Candido F, Carvello M, et al., 2019, Restoration of bowel continuity after ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease, WILEY, Pages:843-843, ISSN:0815-9319

Wickramasinghe D, Carvello M, Di Candido F, et al., 2019, Factors associated with conversion to open surgery in Crohn's disease, WILEY, Pages:842-842, ISSN:0815-9319

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