Mr Christopher Chan, General and Colorectal Surgeon

Mr Christopher Chan BSc (Hons) PhD FRCS(Gen Surg)

General and Colorectal Surgeon

BSc (Hons) PhD FRCS(Gen Surg)

Areas of expertise

  • Elective and emergency surgery
  • Open and laparoscopic general surgery
  • Complex colorectal diseases
  • Rectal disorders (e.g. haemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Recommendations for Mr Chan

These recommendations are for information purposes only. Doctors providing recommendations do so in good faith and are not responsible for clinical outcomes.

Recommended by:

  • byDr Mary McCormack, Clinical Oncologist

    Mr Chris Chan is readily available and very personable. He’s just an excellent surgeon.

  • byMr Chetan Bhan, General and Colorectal Surgeon

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • by Mr Sanjaya Wijeyekoon, General surgical; Colorectal and Aesthetic treatments

    Mr Christopher Chan is a competent individual in his area of expertise. He's very patient centered. He's very pleasant and nice to work with. I wouldn't hesitate seeing him myself as a patient. This is the probably the best recommendation I can give. One can expect a very thorough, holistic service from Mr Chan. I've had personal experience and hence the reason for the recommendation.

  • by Prof. Alister Hart, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Has the perfect combination of brains and technical ability

  • by Mr Adam Rosenthal, Gynaecologist

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • byDr Mary McCormack, Clinical Oncologist

    Mr Chris Chan is readily available and very personable. He’s just an excellent surgeon.

  • byMr Chetan Bhan, General and Colorectal Surgeon

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • by Mr Sanjaya Wijeyekoon, General surgical; Colorectal and Aesthetic treatments

    Mr Christopher Chan is a competent individual in his area of expertise. He's very patient centered. He's very pleasant and nice to work with. I wouldn't hesitate seeing him myself as a patient. This is the probably the best recommendation I can give. One can expect a very thorough, holistic service from Mr Chan. I've had personal experience and hence the reason for the recommendation.

  • by Prof. Alister Hart, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Has the perfect combination of brains and technical ability

  • by Mr Adam Rosenthal, Gynaecologist

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • Address

  • The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, GB, SW1W 8RH

  • The Royal London Hospital For Integrated Medicine (NHS)

    60 Great Ormond Street, London, Greater London, WC1N 3HR

  • St Bartholomew's Hospital (NHS)

    West Smithfield, London, Greater London, EC1A 7BE

  • Barts Health NHS Trust

    Trust headquarters, Executive Offices, Ground Floor, Pathology and Pharmacy Building, London, Greater London, GB, E1 2ES

  • About Mr Christopher Chan

    GMC number: 3563027

    Year qualified: 1991

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Mr Christopher Chan is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Barts Health Trust and a senior lecturer at Queen Mary University London. He has special expertise in complex colorectal diseases, including colorectal cancer, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, enterocutaneous fistula, complex anal fistula, anorectal and pelvic floor problems (incontinence, evacuatory difficulty, constipation) and pelvic floor reconstruction.

    Mr Chan graduated from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London in 1991 and took up surgical training programmes in Cambridge and London. He was awarded an MRC Clinical fellowship for research into pelvic floor dysfunction which resulted in a PhD. He pursued further sub-specialist colorectal training fellowships in Sydney, Paris and at St Mark's Hospital, Harrow.

    Mr Chan is actively involved in training at all levels including MBBS, MRCS, Intercollegiate FRCS and Royal College of Surgeons of England and is an invited speaker at global conferences.

    Areas of expertise

    • Cancer
    • Complex inflammatory bowel disease
    • Pelvic floor disorder
    • Incontinence
    • Evacuatory problems
    • Anal fistula
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Coloproctology
    • Colorectal cancer
    • Sphincter saving surgery
    • Pelvic floor
    • Incontinence
    • Neuromodulat

    Professional memberships