Mr Charles Evans, Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

Mr Charles Evans

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

Mr Charles Evans MBBS BSc FRCS MD

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon


Mr Charles Evans

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon MBBS BSc FRCS MD


Areas of expertise

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Benign colorectal disorders
  • Diverticular disease
  • Rectal prolapse proctology – haemorrhoids


  • Colorectal and Robotic Surgery Centre

    42 - 52 Nottingham Place, London, W1U 5NY

  • The Wellington Hospital

    The Wellington Hospital Ground Floor, Wellington Pl, London, NW8 9LE

  • Devonshire Diagnostic Centre

    16 Devonshire Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 7AF

  • Telephone or video consultation


About Mr Charles Evans

GMC number: 4715818

Year qualified: 2000

Place of primary qualification: University of London

Following studies into colorectal cancer and minimally invasive surgery, Mr Evans finished his basic surgical training in London and received his MD from the University of London.

The National Ethicon Fellowship in Advanced Colorectal Surgery was awarded to him after he completed additional surgical training in the Oxford Deanery. He also finished a fellowship in advanced colorectal surgery. Charles currently serves as the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust's Head of Gastrointestinal Surgery. He is a general and colorectal surgeon consultant. He performs robotic and laparoscopic surgery with a strong interest in minimally invasive surgery. He instructs surgeons in robotic surgery around Europe and the UK.

Areas of expertise

  • Abdominoperineal resection
  • Abscess incision and drainage
  • Anal fissure
  • Anal fistulae
  • Appendicectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign colorectal disorders
  • Bowel cancer
  • Bowel diversion surgery
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Bowel surgery (colectomy)
  • Circumcision
  • Colitis (ulcerative colitis)
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Colostomy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Femoral hernia
  • Hernia surgery
  • Hydrocele
  • Ileostomy
  • Incisional hernia
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lipoma removal
  • Open hernia repair
  • Orchidopexies
  • Perianal disease
  • Pilonidal sinus disorders
  • Polyps
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectal prolapse proctology – haemorrhoids
  • Removal of rectum and colon (proctocolectomy)
  • Robotic surgery
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Skin lesion removal (warts, moles and skin tags)
  • Umbilicdal hernia

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Medical Association (BMA)
General Medical Council

Articles by Mr Charles Evans

The robotic learning curve for a newly appointed colorectal surgeon

Faecal immunohistochemical testing in the COVID-19 era: balancing risk and costs

Factors affecting colorectal polyp and cancer detection rates in patients referred urgently for suspected bowel cancer

Should GPs refer directly for colonoscopy for suspected colorectal cancer rather than to urgent outpatient clinic?

Faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) in symptomatic patients

Does hyoscine improve polyp detection rate during colonoscopy?systematic review & meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials

Risk stratification of symptomatic patients suspected of colorectal cancer using faecal and urinary markers

Time to rethink surgeon-specific outcome data for colorectal surgeons in England

PTU-059 Novel urinary and blood peptide markers for detection of colorectal cancer – early results

Mini laparotomy for sigmoid volvulus