About Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Digestive Health

Sub-specialties: Abdominal Wall Hernias, Groin Hernias, HIV-related Anal Pathology, General Surgery.

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at OneWelbeck Digestive Health and is a senior lecturer at Imperial College London specialising in robotic surgery and colorectal cancer.

Overview

Bookings: bookings.digestivehealth@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2009

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at OneWelbeck Digestive Health and is a senior lecturer at Imperial College London specialising in robotic surgery and colorectal cancer.

Areas of Expertise

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Endoscopy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Colorectal cancer management
  • Abdominal wall and groin hernia repair
  • Colonoscopy

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Complex, locally advanced colorectal cancer
  • Bowel cancer
  • Advanced rectal cancer
  • Anal cancer
  • HIV-related anal pathology
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Diverticular disease
  • Fistula-in-ano
  • Fissure-in-ano
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Anal pain

About Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at OneWelbeck Digestive Health and senior lecturer at Imperial College London, is widely published and delivers many lectures, nationally and internationally, on various aspects of colorectal cancer.

He is one of the very few surgeons in the UK who is using the da Vinci Xi surgical robot to perform colorectal cancer surgery.

He is dedicated to improving global health and holds various senior positions in this field, including medical director of the aid agency, Humanity First – which provides relief to victims of disasters across the world.

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed BClinSci MBBS DIC PhD FRCS was awarded his medical degree by St Bartholomew’s and The London Hospitals’ Medical School, in 1997. Subsequently, he was admitted as a member and then a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was awarded a PhD by Imperial College London for research on colorectal cancer undertaken at St Mark’s Hospital, London, in conjunction with the Weatherall Institute, Oxford, and the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Hertfordshire.

He has an interest in global health and oversees development projects in low and middle income countries, as well as leading a global disaster response team and running courses on disaster response medicine.

He is the global medical director of the NGO Humanity First; permanent council member for the G4 Alliance which advocates for surgery, anaesthesia, obstetrics and trauma in low and middle income countries; and the lead for the Forum on International Crisis Management at the Institute for Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London.

Additional Information

Memberships

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Royal Society of Medicine sections of Surgery and Coloproctology
  • European Society of Coloproctology
  • St Mark’s Association
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Research Highlights

Mr Rasheed’s current research areas focus on:

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Compassionate clinical care
  • Prognosis in colorectal cancer
  • Imaging in colorectal cancer
  • Improving communication
  • Global health