About this event

  • Date and time Thu 6 Apr 2023 from 8:55am to 4:30pm
  • Location St Mark’s Hospital
  • Organised by Coloproctology

Make sure to join us for our upcoming Coloproctology President’s Day, where a multidisciplinary team of international experts will be reviewing the current management of colorectal diseases.

By attending, you will:

  • Learn how to optimise care in inflammatory bowel disease
  • Understand the multidisciplinary management of short bowel
  • Explore how to optimise colorectal surgery
  • Understand the dos and don’ts of pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Learn how to optimise outcomes in colorectal cancer

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Optimising care in inflammatory bowel disease

Chairs: Ravi Misra, Consultant Gastroenterologist, St Mark’s Hospital and Omar Faiz, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital

Achieving best outcomes for fistulising perianal Crohn’s disease

Phil Tozer, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital

What the surgeon needs to know about IBD medical management

Naila Arebi, Consultant Physician, St Mark’s Hospital

Getting the best peri-operative IBD pathway

Lisa Younge, IBD Nurse Consultant

Case based panel discussion
Comfort break

Multidisciplinary management of short bowel

Chairs: Jeremy Nightingale, President, Royal Society of Medicine Coloproctology Section and Carolynne Vaizey, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital

Initial & definitive surgical management of short bowel and ECF

Akash Mehta, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital

Dietary management of short bowel

Alison Culkin, Consultant Dietitian Intestinal Rehabilitation, St Mark's Hospital

Medical management of short bowel; Current & future developments

Simon Gabe, Consultant Physician, St Mark’s Hospital

Panel discussion
State of the Art: Prehabilitation and peri-operative optimisation in colorectal surgery

Richard Holman, Consultant in Gastroenterology and Intestinal Failure and Michael O’Connor, Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia, Northwick Park Hospital

Lunch break

Dos and don’ts in pelvic floor dysfunction

Chairs: Greg Thomas, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital and Tatenda Marunda, Lead Biofeedback Practitioner, St Mark’s Hospital


Carolynne Vaizey

Faecal incontinence

Greg Thomas

Rectal prolapse

Janindra Warusavitarne, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Optimising outcome in colorectal cancer

Chairs: Elaine Burns, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital and Claire Taylor, Macmillan Nurse Consultant, Colorectal Cancer, St Mark’s Hospital

Early onset colorectal cancer

Andrew Latchford, Consultant Physician, St Mark’s Hospital

Why location matters in primary colon cancer

Danilo Miskovic, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital

Patient selection in locally advanced/recurrent rectal cancer

Ian Jenkins, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital

Optimising survivorship in colorectal cancer: Managing cancer treatment induced symptoms

Caroline Gee, Macmillan Colorectal Cancer Nurse Consultant, St Mark’s Hospital

Panel discussion
Close of meeting


St Mark’s Hospital, Avery Jones Medical Education Centre, Central Middlesex Hospital location, Acton Lane, Park Royal, NW10 7NS

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Wednesday 5 April 2023.  Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

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All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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