ABOUT

Mr Chand is currently Associate Professor of Surgery at University College London and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at University College London Hospital. He is also Director of the MS in Advanced Minimally-Invasive Surgery at UCL. And holds the title of Professor of Surgery at Apollo Hospital.

After completing a 1st Class BSc in Neurosciences from Kings College London,

Mr Chand graduated from Royal Free Hospital London with MBBS (Hons) and subsequently went on to teach Anatomy and Physiology at Oxford University. He remained an Honorary Neurosciences tutor at Balliol College, Oxford for a further 5 years during which time he completed his Basic Surgical Training through Kings College Hospital London. Whilst completing Higher Surgical Training through the Wessex training scheme including the prestigious Basingstoke Hospital, he gained a PhD from The Royal Marsden Hospital and Imperial College working with the MERCURY Study Group.

Mr Chand has presented several lectures across the globe, has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and is involved at editorial level on surgical journals. He is a Key Opinion Leader and recognised expert in laparoscopic rectal surgery and imaging of rectal cancer working closely with innovative digital surgery research including the AIS Channel and Touch Surgery.

Currently, Mr Chand heads colorectal cancer research at University College London specifically fluorescence guided surgery, advanced imaging modalities, augmented reality and artificial. He is a co-investigator at the prestigious EPSRC Wellcome Centre in pioneering surgical technology. This includes supervising a number of postgraduate students. The Masters programme of which he is Director is considered the most innovative and technologically advanced surgery programme of its type with a leading international faculty including Cleveland Clinic, Apollo Hospital Group, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, and Humanitas Milano.  

Mr Chand also holds an MBA and a keen interest in the management of complex institutions. You can find a full list of all Mr Chand's publications here.

Mr Manish Chand is Consultant Surgeon to University College Hospital London, and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University College London. 

  • MBA, University of Leicester - 2014

  • MRCS London, Royal College of Surgeons of England - 2006 

  • BSc Neurosciences, Kings College London - 1998 to 1999

  • MBBS Royal Free Hospital, University of London - 1996 to 2002

  • FRCS London, Royal College of Surgeons of England - 2015

  • PhD, Imperial College London - 2010 to 2015

  • FASCRS, American Society of Colorectal Surgeons - 2018

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