Christos Kontovounisios is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery at the Department of Surgery and Cancer Imperial College . He is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at Chelsea Westmisnter and Royal Marsden hospital . He is fully committed in academic surgery with clinical interest in colorectal minimal invasive , pelvic floor and pelvic exenterative surgery for locally advanced and recurrent malignant disease. His research is on the development and validation of novel diagnostic/ prognostic and surveillance blood and tissue biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer. He is also studies the use of 3D imaging / simulation and 3D printing for teaching , education , patient understanding and operative planning.