Mr Manish Chand

Mr Manish Chand

MBBS, BSc, MBA, FRCS, PhD

General and Colorectal Surgeon

Special Interests:

  • Colorectal
  • Endoscopy Unit
  • Robotics Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Services
  • Endometriosis
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Synopsis

Mr Chand is currently a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Associate Professor at University College London. He is also Director of the MS in Advanced Minimally-invasive Surgery at UCL.

Mr Chand has presented several lectures across the globe, has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and is involved at editorial level on surgical journals. He is a Key Opinion Leader and recognised expert in laparoscopic rectal surgery and imaging of rectal cancer working closely with innovative digital surgery research including the AIS Channel and Touch Surgery.

Currently, Mr Chand leads colorectal cancer research at University College London specifically fluorescence-guided surgery, advanced imaging modalities and augmented reality. This includes supervising a number of postgraduate students. The Master's programme of which he is Director is considered the most innovative and technologically advanced surgery programme of its type with a leading international faculty. Mr Chand also holds an MBA and a keen interest in the management of complex institutions.

History

After completing a 1st Class BSc in Neurosciences from Kings College London, Mr Chand graduated from Royal Free Hospital London with MBBS (Hons) and subsequently went on to teach Anatomy and Physiology at Oxford University. He remained an Honorary Neurosciences tutor at Balliol College, Oxford for a further 5 years during which time he completed his Basic Surgical Training through Kings College Hospital London. Whilst completing Higher Surgical Training through the Wessex training scheme including the prestigious Basingstoke Hospital under Bill Heald and Brendan Moran, he gained a PhD from The Royal Marsden Hospital and Imperial College working with the MERCURY Study Group under the supervision of Professor Gina Brown.

International Presentations

ESCP Annual Conference, Dublin, 2015

MRI assessment of intraluminal and extramural regression after chemoradiation

M Chand

ESCP Annual Conference, Barcelona, 2014

MARVEL – Molecular, pathologic and MRI investigation of the predictive and prognostic importance of extramural venous invasion in rectal cancer

M Chand

ESCP Annual Conference, Barcelona, 2014

Do diabetic patients undergoing enhanced recovery have improved outcomes following laparoscopic colorectal resection compared with open surgery

M Chand

Tripartite Conference, Birmingham, 2014

The majority of patients undergoing laparoscopic colorectal surgery can be discharged within 72 hours as part of an enhanced recovery protocol

M Chand

Tripartite Conference, Birmingham, 2014

EMVI is associated with histopathological markers of poor prognosis locally advanced rectal cancer

M Chand

ASGBI Annual Conference, Harrogate, 2014

ASGBI Annual Conference, Harrogate, 2014Length of stay for laparoscopic anterior resection is shorter than for right hemicolectomy as part of an enhance recovery protocol

M Chand

National Colorectal Trials Day, Basingstoke, 2014

The MARVEL Study

M Chand

Early Rectal Cancer Symposium, Basingstoke, 2013

Endoscopic ultrasound staging of early colon cancer – lessons from ERC

M Chand

3rd ERAS Annual Conference, Birmingham, 2013

Laparoscopic colorectal resection combined with ERAS protocol can lead to safe discharge at 24 hours

M Chand

BASO Annual Conference, London, 2013

Does height of rectal cancer influence oncological outcomes

M Chand

ESCP Annual Congress Belgrade, Serbia 2013

Regression of extramural venous invasion after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy improves disease-free survival in rectal cancer

M Chand

ASGBI Annual Conference Glasgow, Scotland 2013

Long-term clinical outcomes of mucinous carcinoma of the rectum

M Chand

ASCRS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA 2013

The effect of chemradiotherapy on T-stage, nodal disease and CRM involvement in EMVI-positive rectal cancer

M Chand

European Colorectal Congress, St Gallen, Switzerland 2008

Sex discrimination in Endoscopy

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