Specialty: Robotic surgery

Sanjay Chaudhri

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

About Mr. Chaudhri

Mr. Chaudhri is a proficient General and Colorectal Surgeon with a diverse international background. His medical and general surgical qualifications were earned in India, where he also served in the Indian Navy. Upon his arrival in the UK, he pursued further surgical training at renowned academic colorectal units, including the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, Liverpool Royal Hospital, and University Hospital Birmingham.

Mr. Chaudhri’s commitment to continuous learning has led him on various traveling fellowships to destinations such as Toronto, Naples, and Stockholm. His true passion lies in minimally invasive surgery, and he extends this expertise to more than 75 percent of his patients with conditions such as colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and diverticular disease, offering both keyhole and robotic surgical options.

Within the University Hospitals of Leicester, Mr. Chaudhri actively contributes to specialist multidisciplinary teams, including those focused on Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colorectal Cancer, and Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain. He is also a dedicated member of the Low Rectal Cancer (LOREC) program, where he provides guidance and mentorship to colorectal surgeons in the UK while regularly hosting international fellows.

Mr. Chaudhri’s extensive clinical research background is underscored by his regular presentations at various international and national medical meetings. He is deeply involved in surgical trials and actively participates as a member of the Cohort Studies subcommittee within the European Society of Coloproctology, contributing to advancements in the field.

Mr. Chaudhri’s offers Keyhole Surgery for gallbladder, bowel resection, hernias, releasing painful adhesions, Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (including colectomy, and rectal resection),Groin and incisional hernia (including complex abdominal wall reconstruction)Proctology (surgery for haemorrhoids and banding, fistulas, fissure and removal of skin tags including HALO, THD and Botox)Rectal prolapse surgery both perineal and abdominal types, Laser ablation pilonidal sinus, fistula in ano and shrinkage of haemorrhoids, Colorectal cancer including robotic surgery for rectal cancer. Management of inflammatory bowel disease including ulcerative colitis (pouch surgery) and Crohn’s disease, Pilonidal sinus management with laser, Complex incisional hernias including fistulas and Haemorrhoid treatment with THD/ HALO or Laser Haemorrhoid surgery.

All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies. Mr. Chaudhri provides consultation at The Health Suite, 624a Uppingham Road, Leicester, LE7 9QB

Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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    John Camilleri-Brennan

    Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

    About Mr. Camilleri-Brennan

    Mr. Camilleri-Brennan is a General and Colorectal Surgery Consultant, practicing at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirlingshire (NHS Forth Valley), and in the private sector. He is currently the Lead Clinician for Colorectal Cancer at Forth Valley and the former Clinical lead of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme. He also holds the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in Surgery position with the University of Glasgow.

    In 2022 he was elected Vice-President (Surgical) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.  He held posts as Associate Director of Surgical Examinations, Regional Advisor, and College Tutor within this College.

    A graduate of the University of Malta, Mr. Camilleri-Brennan received his postgraduate surgical training primarily in Dundee and Aberdeen. He was awarded a Travelling Fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow that enabled him to pursue further studies in colorectal surgery at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. His research on rectal cancer led to a doctorate from the University of Dundee.

    Mr. Camilleri-Brennan performs all aspects of general and colorectal surgery, in the particular gall bladder and hernia surgery, surgery for colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease, laparoscopic surgery, and surgery for incontinence and pelvic floor disorders (including rectal prolapse and rectocele) especially following childbirth.

    He is a Principal Investigator in a number of research projects, has published articles in major surgical journals, co-authored chapters in postgraduate surgical textbooks, and has presented prize-winning papers at many national and international meetings. 

    A recognised postgraduate surgical trainer, he is an elected member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is the recipient of the prestigious William Cullen Prize from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in recognition of his and his team’s colorectal expertise.

    All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating all common gut pathologies. Mr. Camilleri-Brennan provides consultation at Kings Park Hospital, Polmaise Road, Sterling FK7 9JH

    Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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      Irshad Shaikh

      Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

      About Mr. Shaikh

      Mr. Irshad Shaikh is an experienced Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon based at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Spire Norwich Hospital. Mr. Shaikh is one of the leading Robotic Colorectal surgeons in all of the UK with only a few to match his experience of Robotic Colorectal surgeries.

      Mr. Shaikh has trained in Scotland with higher surgical training on the Southeast Thames rotation in London. He was awarded an MD (research) degree from the University of Aberdeen in 2008 and a CCT (completion of specialist training in general and colorectal surgery) in 2013.

      Mr. Shaikh went on to complete an RSO fellowship at St Mark’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in laparoscopic surgery sponsored by Ethicon in 2014.

      Mr. Shaikh led the robotic colorectal program at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Mr. Shaikh is a European-level trainer for robotic colorectal surgery and an experienced proctor accredited by EARCS. He was instrumental in supporting the robotic colorectal cancer surgery programmes in Scottish health boards and several hospitals in England. In addition, he is a trainer for laparoscopic colorectal surgery and also holds the position of College Tutor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

      Mr. Shaikh has numerous published several innovative operative procedures in peer-reviewed journals.

      Mr shaikh has a specialist interest in treating anal fistula/fissure surgery, haemorrhoid surgery (including HALO procedure), anal and colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, rectal prolapse surgery, hernia surgery, and treatment of locally advanced pelvic cancer. The cancer surgery results are published online in peer-reviewed journals.

      All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating all common gut pathologies. Mr. Irshad Shaikh provides consultation at Spire Hospital Norwich, Old Watton Road, Norwich NR4 7TD

      Initial consultation fees beginning at £230

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        Manish Chand

        Surgeon & Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

        About Mr. Chand

        Mr Chand is Associate Professor of Surgery and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at University College London. He is also Director of the MS in Advanced Minimally-Invasive Surgery at UCL and Fellow of the Wellcome ESPRC Interventional Sciences and Surgery Centre (WEISS). He has recently been awarded the title of Professor by the Apollo Hospitals Group.Manish Chand is a highly experienced specialist surgeon and global key opinion leader in the field of colorectal surgery and colorectal cancer. Professor Chand is in the Top 100,000 scientists globally on his research work and citations in the medical literature – the top 2% of global academics.

        Mr. Chand is involved in a global collaboration with Prof Steve Wexner (Cleveland Clinic), Prof Antonio Lacy (Hospital Clinic Barcelona) and Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan (Apollo Hospital).

        Professor 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, diverticular disease, abdominal pain, bloating and hernia. He is regularly featured in national and international media and press to opine on colorectal conditions.

        All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr. Chand offers consultation Based at 116 Harley Street, The London Clinic.

        Initial consultation fees beginning at £300

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