Mr Amir Darakhshan, Colorectal and General Surgeon

Mr Amir Darakhshan MBBS, MD, FRCS (Gen)

Colorectal and General Surgeon

MBBS, MD, FRCS (Gen)

Areas of expertise

  • Colorectal (bowel) cancer and general colorectal surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Pilonidal disease and rectal disorders (e.g. haemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae)
  • General surgery(hernias, lumps, pelvic floor and functional bowel disease)
  • Endoscopy/colonoscopy

Recommendations for Mr Darakhshan

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Recommended by:

  • byMr Simon Marsh, General & Breast Surgeon

    One of the best laparoscopic hernia surgeons. Always has an excellent opinion with colorectal problems.

  • byMr Ali Noorani, Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

    Excellent clinician. Mr Amir Darakhshan is a highly recommended Consultant Surgeon.

  • byDr Ehsan Kadhim Alkizwini, GP

    Very good general and colorectal surgeon.

  • by Mr Adam Rosenthal, Gynaecologist

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • by Mr Sam Gidwani, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • byDr Ehsan Kadhim Alkizwini, GP

    Very good general and colorectal surgeon.

  • byMr Simon Marsh, General & Breast Surgeon

    One of the best laparoscopic hernia surgeons. Always has an excellent opinion with colorectal problems.

  • byMr Ali Noorani, Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

    Excellent clinician. Mr Amir Darakhshan is a highly recommended Consultant Surgeon.

  • by Mr Adam Rosenthal, Gynaecologist

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • by Mr Sam Gidwani, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • Address

  • 108 Medical Chambers

    108 Harley Street, London, London, GB, W1G 7ET

  • Guys Hospital

    Great Maze Pond, London, GB, SE1 9RT

  • St Thomas' Hospital

    Westminster Bridge Road, London, GB, SE1 7EH

  • About Mr Amir Darakhshan

    GMC number: 4117032

    Year qualified: 1994

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Mr Amir Darakhshan is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon specialising in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), pelvic floor disorders and hernia repair, with an expertise in laparoscopic surgery, reflecting his sub-specialty work at Guy’s and St Thomas' Hospitals. He treats colorectal and general surgical disorders reflecting his areas of interest, including endoscopy, colonoscopy and management of rectal bleed, anal fissures, haemorrhoids and pilonidal sinus disease. He performs colorectal resections for cancer and benign diseases, a major proportion of which is carried out laparoscopically as well as open and laparoscopic hernia repairs. His other areas of particular interest include bowel motility disorders, rectal evacuatory dysfunction and incontinence utilising the techniques of Sacral Nerve Stimulation and the STARR procedure as well as laparoscopic techniques for rectopexy and enterocoele repairs.

    Graduating from King’s College Hospital London, Mr Darakhshan received his surgical training in London and the South East of England. His specialist colorectal training was in Sydney, St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College Hospital and St Mark’s Hospital in London, where he developed his interests in IBD, pelvic floor disorders and laparoscopic surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and the Pelvic Floor Society.

    Mr Darakhshan's thesis and main research looked into the use of the Gracilis Neosphincter in the treatment of incontinence at the Royal London Hospital and was awarded the higher degree of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2008. He has published on general surgical, colorectal and pelvic floor disorders.

    Areas of expertise

    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Pelvic floor disorders
    • Hernia
    • General colorectal conditions including rectal bleed
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Anal fistula
    • Fissures
    • Pilonidal sinus disease
    • Endoscopy/colonoscopy
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Bowel dysmotility
    • Cancer

    Professional memberships