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MBBS BSc FRCS FASCRS MBA PhD
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
Professor of Surgery (Hon)
116 Harley Street
Manish Chand is an experienced specialist surgeon and global key opinion leader in the field of colorectal surgery and colorectal cancer. Based at 116 Harley Street, The London Clinic, he has a busy practise centred around minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery using the latest evidence-based techniques. He also holds medical licences in UAE and India with practicing privileges at Al-Zahra Hospital, Dubai and Apollo Hospital, Chennai where he has helped train other surgeons and treated complex patient problems.
Mr Chand offers the highest standards of care for his patients across a spectrum of colorectal and gastrointestinal conditions including rectal bleeding, haemorrhoids, perianal fistula, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, abdominal pain, bloating and hernia. A patient-centred approach is at the heart of his practise to ensure that you are comfortable and confident with your treatment plan and that any investigations or interventions are scheduled at your convenience.
Mr Chand is also involved in a global collaboration with Professor Steven D. Wexner (Cleveland Clinic), Professor Antonio Lacy (Hospital Clinic Barcelona) and Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan (Apollo Hospital).
Mr Chand has been named in the Top 100,000 scientists in the world based on his research work and citations in the medical literature - he is within the top 2% of global academics. He leads one of the most exciting and innovative research groups in the world involving the latest technological advances in cancer surgery and treatment. ensuring that our practise remains at the cutting-edge of medicine. More details can be found in “Training and Education” section.
Colorectal surgery involves any condition associated with the gastrointestinal tract, in particular, the colon and the rectum.
This commonly leads to disturbance in bowel habit, abdominal discomfort or pain, blood in the stool, and even weight loss. Conditions which are specific to the anus and rectum may result in itchiness, discharge or infection from the back passage.
To investigate such problems, in addition to a consultation you may need to undergo one or more investigations including blood tests, stool sample tests, a colonoscopy, a CT or MRI scan.
Mr Chand is an accredited specialist in colorectal surgery and offers the latest treatments for a variety of conditions in which he is recognised as a global expert. This treatment plan is tailored specifically for you and to ensure that you are confident that you have made the right decision.
He is often called upon to provide second opinion in challenging and complex cases. This service can be provided remotely as a case review.
Robotic surgical technology is advancing at a great speed. Robotic surgery can offer significant advantages in technically challenging cases and lead to improved outcomes including faster recovery, fewer complications and more precise surgery.
Mr Chand is a key member of the newly formed Institute of Robotic Surgery at The London Clinic. Robotic surgery procedures are undertaken with his colleague, Dr Jim Khan, to ensure the highest levels of safety and excellence. All robotic surgery procedures are performed using the latest da Vinci Xi model which is the technically most advanced surgical robot available. Mr Chand completed his advanced pelvic surgery fellowship in robotic surgery using this machine. He also leads robotic training in GI surgery at University College London and University College London Hospital.
Mr Chand works within a global collaborative of robotic surgeons and is involved in the research and development of the next generation of surgical robots in the US, China and India.
Endometriosis is a condition affecting up to 10% of women of reproductive age and in some cases can involve the lower bowel.
In most cases, endometriosis is treated by gynaecologists, but in complex cases where there is disease within the bowel it is imperative that a colorectal surgeon be involved.
Alongside gynaecology surgeons specialising in endometriosis, Mr Chand offers a multidisciplinary approach to this complex disease. He is part of a nationally accredited BSGE unit and has a special interest in the laparoscopic treatment of this condition working with Mr Arvind Vashist and Mr Alfred Cutner.
Together, this team is one of the most experienced in the UK. Mr Chand and Mr Vashist will be selecting appropriate cases which can be performed using the latest generation robotic surgery. They will be happy to discuss this with you and to ensure you are confident in your treatment plan.
Mr Chand is a fee assured provider and works with all the major insurance companies. In addition, competitive self pay packages are available on discussion which include consultations, surgery and inpatient care.