About Mr Alex Leo

Consultant General Surgeon

Digestive Health

Sub-specialties: Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery, Anal Fistula, Haemorrhoids.

Mr Alex Leo is a Consultant General Surgeon with interest in colorectal surgery, benign coloproctology diseases and complex pelvic floor conditions.

Consultations from

£250

Overview

Bookings: bookings.digestivehealth@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2009

Mr Alex Leo is a Consultant General Surgeon with interest in colorectal surgery, benign coloproctology diseases and complex pelvic floor conditions.

Areas of Expertise

Mr Leo performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Laser treatments
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Complex abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Anal fistula surgery
  • Faecal incontinence treatments
  • Sacral neuromodulation (SNM)

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

About Mr Alex Leo

Mr Alex Leo is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at OneWelbeck Digestive Health. He is NHS based with a substantive position at Northwick Park Hospital and currently collaborates and gives contribution to the Pelvic Floor Unit at St Mark’s Hospital. He has a specialist interest in minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy (key-hole), proctology and benign colorectal conditions. He also has interest in ventral and groin hernias and he performs routinely complex abdominal wall reconstructions.

He is one of the few pelvic floor surgeons in the UK, who performs Sacral Nerve Stimulator (SNS) and injection of bulking agents, for patients suffering from faecal incontinence and other complex pelvic floor conditions. In order to facilitate complex case discussion and to increase patient safety, he contributes regularly in Pelvic Floor MDT meetings.

Mr Leo has published around 50 peer reviewed papers on pelvic floor and colorectal disorders. He has presented widely on these subjects at national and international meetings.

Mr Alex Leo graduated at University of Perugia, Italy in 2008. In 2015 he completed training in General and Colorectal Surgery and gained a diploma with honours and an MD in General Surgery at University of Udine, Italy.

He became a Specialist Registrar at St Mark’s from 2015 to 2018 and completed a Fellowship in Pelvic Floor diseases at the Royal London Hospital. In 2020 he achieved a MD at the Imperial College London.

Consultation fees:

  • Initial consultation from: £250
  • Follow up consultation from: £160

Additional Information

Memberships

  • ACPGBI – The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • ESCP – European Society of Colorectal Surgeons
  • FRCS – Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
  • SICCR – Italian colorectal society

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • CCT (Gen Surg)
  • MD (University of Udine – Italy)
  • MD (Imperial College London)
  • FRCS

Awards

  • 2015 awarded a MD cum laude, University of Udine, Italy
  • 2020 awarded a MD in diagnosis and treatment of faecal incontinence, Imperial College London

Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Research Highlights

Mr Alex Leo has published around 50 peer reviewed papers and a textbook chapter on his expertise including pelvic floor and colorectal disorders. A summary of publications can be found at the below link:

https://www.alexleosurgery.com/academic-centre/publications/