Mr Alastair Windsor is Consultant Surgeon to University College Hospital London, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University College London. In addition to his NHS practice, he has also run a very busy private practice for more than fifteen years out of The London Clinic and London Digestive Centre, 41 Welbeck Street.
Having completed his training at St Mary’s Hospital in London, he spent three years in research at the Medical College of Virginia, USA. He returned as Lecturer, and then Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Surgeon to the Academic Surgical Unit at St James’ University Hospital in Leeds. A research and clinical interest in sepsis and nutrition provided an opportunity to join the staff at St Mark’s Hospital in London as colorectal surgeon and surgeon to the intestinal failure unit.
A research and clinical interest in sepsis and nutrition provided an opportunity to join the staff at St Mark’s Hospital in London as colorectal surgeon and surgeon to the intestinal failure unit.
He has a national and international reputation, expertise and significant tertiary referral practice in the management of abdominal complications, which includes the management of complex cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.
He is a Board Member of the British Hernia Society and has a national referral practice and research interest in abdominal wall hernias. He is head of the abdominal wall unit at UCLH.
He is a founder member of Surgical European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization and a committee member of the IBD section of British Society of Gastroenterology. Working with these organisations, he has been a contributing author for European and UK guidelines on the management of IBD.
He also maintains a busy clinical practice in the broader aspects of colorectal surgery including minimal access (keyhole) surgery, endoscopy (colonoscopy), colorectal cancer, Crohn’s and Colitis, diverticular disease, prolapse and incontinence, IBS and proctology (haemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, pilonidal disease etc).
He has over one hundred and fifty publications and book chapters and remains a committed surgical trainer and educator.