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Consultant General Surgeon, Mr Christos Kontovounisios

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Mr Christos Kontovounisios, Consultant General Surgeon

Specialist Details
Full name

Mr Christos Kontovounisios


General Surgeon


General surgery, Invalid

Site specialisation

Pelvic Floor

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Fully committed in academic surgery with clinical interest in robotic / laparoscopic  colorectal, pelvic floor and  pelvic exenterative surgery for locally advanced and recurrent  cancer. Also in benign and cancer in colon and rectum 

Background Information

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.

Languages spoken

English, Greek

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: 17:00 - 19:00Tue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7244 4878

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



1.Member of the Athens Medical Association Member No 057461 
2.Member of the Hungarian Medical Association Member No A/64060 
3.Member of the Hellenic Surgical Society since January 2010 
4.Fully registered medical Practitioner-General Medical Council ref. number      7122395 
5.Member of the Medical Association of Cyprus No 05179 
6.Member of the European Society of Coloproctology since 2012 
7.Member of the Cypriot Surgical Association, Member No 5138 
8.Member of European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) Member No 8130, 02/2019

NHS hospitals

Chelsea and Westminster


Department of Surgery and Cancer Imperial College London

Research interests

Validation of blood and tissue biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer 
Development of sensor technology 
3D simulation , imaging and 3D printing 
Human datasets and registries

Key published papers

3D imaging and printing in pelvic colorectal cancer: 'The New Kid on the Block'. 
The prognostic and therapeutic role of hormones in colorectal cancer: a review. 
Comparison of guidelines for the management of rectal cancer. 
Comparison of Western and Asian Guidelines Concerning the Management of Colon Cancer. 
Factors affecting outcomes following pelvic exenteration for locally recurrent rectal cancer. 


Media coverage

Our health professionals regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.