Alex Chung is a consultant general and colorectal surgeon working at St George's and Bupa Cromwell Hospital. He specialises in open and laparoscopic general surgery and all aspects of colorectal surgery, with particular interests in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and complex hernia surgery. Research for his MD from The University of London, was based at St Mark's Hospital and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, focussed on gut function. He completed higher surgical training in the SW Thames region and is fully trained in complex open and laparoscopic procedures. He completed a Fellowship at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital concentrating on complex inflammatory bowel disease and cancer surgery.