- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Accredited endoscopist
- Lower GI surgery
- Accredited endoscopist
- Video and telephone consultations
Christopher Chan graduated from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London and carried out the surgical training programmes in Cambridge and London. He was awarded an MRC Clinical fellowship researching in pelvic floor dysfunction, culminating in a PhD. He continued further sub-specialist colorectal training fellowships to Sydney, Paris and St Mark's Hospital.
Mr Chan's specialist expertise is in complex colorectal diseases, including colorectal cancer, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative colitis, enterocutaneous fistula, anal and rectal fistula, haemorrhoids, pelvic floor problems (incontinence, evacuatory difficulty, constipation) and reconstruction together with laparoscopic surgery.
Mr Chan is actively involved in training at all levels including MB BS, MRSC, Intercollegiate FRCS and Royal College of Surgeons of England and is an invited speaker at national and international conferences. His research interests include neruomodulation of abdominal viscera, inflammatory bowel disease and ultra-low sphincter saving cancer surgery.
Areas of interest
Primary and recurrent colorectal surgery; Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ileo anal pouch surgery); Colorectal cancer (ultra-low sphincter saving surgery); complex fistula-in-ano;recto-vaginal fistula; Enterocutaneous fistula surgery; Abdominal wall reconstruction for incisional hernia; Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery
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Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Massimiliano Guglielmi Fee Assured
- Dr Ah-Fee Chan Fee Assured
- Dr Wynne Davies Not Fee Assured
- Dr Thomas Kriz Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Barts Health NHS Trust
Inflammatory bowel diease, colorectal cancer, pelvic floor disorders, anal fistula
Golf, tennis, travelling
Cheselden Medal & Beaney Prize for Surgery
Beaney Prize for Pathology (Second Prize)
Undergraduate’s prize, Anatomical Society of GB & Ireland.
Roger Warwick Prize for Intercalated BSc.
Tewfik Prize for Anatomy and Physiology
Bayer Prize for Pharmacology.
Confined War Memorial Clinical Scholarship
MRC Clinical Training Fellowship
Association of Coloproctology GB & Ireland Poster Prize & Travel Award
Worshipful Company of Cutlers Fellowship
Yiangou Y, Facer P, Dyer NHC, Chan CLH, Knowles CH, Williams NS, Anand P.
Vanilloid receptor 1 immunoreactivity in inflamed human bowel.
Lancet 2001; 357: 1338-9.
Chan CLH, Facer P, Davis JB, Smith GD, Egerton J, Bountra C, Williams NS,
Sensory fibres expressing capsaicin receptor TRPV1 in patients with rectal
hypersensitivity and faecal urgency.
Lancet 2003; 361:385-91.
Chan CLH, Chafai N, MJFX Rickard, OF Dent, PH Chapuis, EL Bokey.
What pathological features influence survival in patients with local residual tumour after resection of colorectal carcinoma?
J Am Coll Surg 2004; 199:680-6.
Chan CLH, Scott MS, Williams NS, Lunniss PJ.
Rectal hypersensitivity worsens stool frequency, urgency and lifestyle in patients with urge faecal incontinence.
Dis Colon and Rectum 2005 ; 48:134-40.
Chan CLH, Lunniss PJ, Wang D, Williams NS, Scott MS.
Rectal sensorimotor dysfunction in patients with urge faecal incontinence: evidence from prolonged manometric studies.
Chan CLH, Bokey L, Chapuis PH, Renwick AA, Dent OF.
Local recurrence after curative resection for rectal cancer is associated with anterior position of the tumour
Brit J Surg. 2006;93:105-12.
Will O, Purkayastha S, Chan CLH, Athanasiou T, Darzi AW, Gedroyc W, Tekkis PP
Diagnostic precision of nanoparticle-enhanced MRI for lymph-node metastases: a meta-analysis.
Lancet Oncol. 2006;7:52-60.
Boyle D, Murphy J, Allison M, Williams NS, Chan CLH.
Efficacy of Sacral Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Faecal Incontinence.
Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 Oct;54(10):1271-8. doi: 10.1097
Hotouras A, Ribas Y, Zakeri S, Murphy J, Bhan C, Chan CL.
Gracilis muscle interposition for rectovaginal and anovaginal fistula repair: A systematic literature review.
Colorectal Dis 2015 Feb;17(2):104-10
Hotouras A, Ribas Y, Zakeri S, Bhan C, Wexner SD, Chan CL, Murphy J.
A systematic review of the literature on the surgical management of recurrent rectal prolapse.
Colorectal Dis. 2015 Mar 14.
Chan CL, Hotouras A, Chaudry O.
The Use of PlasmaJet as a Novel Technique for Tissue Dissection in Complex Abdominal Surgery.
Dis Colon Rectum. 2015 Jul;58(7):e402-3
Chan CLH (Editorial).
The Challenges and Future Direction of the Treatment of Chronic Constipation.
Dis Colon Rectum. 2017 Mar;60(3):253-255
- Medicine UMDS Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals 1991
Reference number 3563027
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST (General Surgery), 2004
Affiliations / memberships
Member of Association of Surgeons of GB & Ireland
Member of Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland
Member of Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB & Ireland
Member of British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Member of British Medical Association