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Miss Sarah Mills graduated from Oxford University Medical School in 1998 and undertook surgical training in Oxford, Melbourne and London. Prior to taking up a Consultant post at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital she undertook Specialist Colorectal Fellowships at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia and St Mark’s Hospital, London.
In 2005, she was awarded an MD thesis for her work at St Mark’s Hospital, London, on the immunology of inflammatory bowel disease. She has an active interest in surgical research and has published widely in peer reviewed journals and presented work at international conferences. She was appointed an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London in 2016.
Miss Mills is a JAG accredited endoscopist and is developing a specialist practice in interventional endoscopy and cutting edge techniques for treating complex polyps and early rectal cancers by minimally invasive and endoscopic methods. She also has a specialist interest in laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer, diverticular disease, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Her NHS practice is based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where she is Trust Lead for Day Case Surgery and Enhanced Recovery Protocols. She has developed innovative pathways and the use of virtual clinics to fast-track the investigation and treatment of suspected colorectal cancer patients. She plays an active role in developing strategies to improve standards in Cancer Services in London through her work at the London Cancer Alliance
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic surgery; colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease, anal cancer, hernias, haemorrhoids, anal fistulae, anal fissures, transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for rectal polyps and early rectal cancers.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
General and Colorectal Consultant Surgeon
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Courses offered to GPs
Inflammatory Bowel disease
- FRCS (Gen Surg) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
- MD (Res) Imperial College London 2006
- BMBCh BSc Oxford University 1998
Reference number 4529930
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Imperial College, London 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgical Specialist Register, 2012
- JAG Endoscopy, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
International Development Committee (ASGBI)
London Cancer Alliance
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Post treatment communication
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