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Mr Alexis Schizas

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Mr Alexis Schizas qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in 1999. His higher surgical training was undertaken in the South East London Region. His research was performed at St Thomas Hospital and was awarded his MD in 2011.

He was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon to Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals in 2011. His specialist interests are in advanced primary, recurrent colorectal cancer, anal cancer surgery, laparoscopic colorectal surgery and pelvic floor pathology (bowel incontinence, defaecatory difficulties and prolapse).

He strives for the highest quality of patient care, teaching, presenting and publishing, locally, nationally and internationally.

In 2015 he was elected as the colorectal representative to the Standardising Steering Committee and in 2016 onto the Publications and Communications Committee for the International Continence Society.

He was also the laparoscopic and enhanced recovery colorectal lead for the London Cancer Alliance. He is currently chair of the South East London ACN for colorectal cancer and Service Lead for Colorectal and Emergency General Surgery at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust..

Areas of interest

Colorectal disease, Colorectal Surgery, Colorectal cancer; anal cancer; Recurrent colorectal cancer, rectal bleeding; change in bowel habit; colonoscopy, laparoscopic and open surgery.
Pelvic floor pathology, faecal incontinence, faecal urgency, defaecatory difficulties, constipation, rectal prolapse, rectocoele.
Haemorrhoids, piles, rectal bleeding, anal fissure, anal pain, anal sepsis, anal fistula.
Hernia repair, inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, incisional hernia, epigastric hernia, paraumbilical hernia.

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Procedures completed

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (1-5)

  • H4130

    Perianal excision of lesion of rectum (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H5520

    Laying open of high anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch, +/- video assistance (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • T2502

    Laparoscopic repair of incisional hernia - (1-5)

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