About this section

The Coloproctology Section’s purpose is the promotion of the study of diseases of the rectum and colon by the reading and discussion of papers and by the exhibition and examination of clinical cases, specimens, instruments and appliances.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

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Dr Jeremy Mark Darby Nightingale
Mr Justin Davies
President Elect
Mr Janindra Warusavitarne
Honorary Secretary
Mr Pasha Javed Nisar
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming coloproctology events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Coloproctology Section.

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Presidential address and John of Arderne prize

Join us for the prestigious John of Arderne prize for a chance to hear surgical trainees and medical students present their colorectal research papers, followed by the annual Presidential Address. Thi...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Working together to treat colorectal illness

Join this extraordinary meeting as we explore four conditions commonly managed by surgeons and physicians together. Three of the conditions will be based on a case which attendees will be able to part...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
Book Book
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11th Winter colorectal meeting

Join us for the annual winter colorectal meeting. Now in its 11th year, this joint meeting between the Coloproctology Section of the RSM, the ACPGBI and St Peter’s Hospital is attended by all Colorect...
  • Location Post Graduate Centre St Peter's Hospital, Post Graduate Centre St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, KT16 0RQ, Surrey, UK
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Student prizes & awards


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