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Mr Amir Darakhshan MBBS MD FRCS(Gen)

Consultant Surgeons


Mr Amir Darakhshan is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon specialising in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pelvic Floor disorders and Hernia repair, with an expertise in Laparoscopic Surgery, reflecting his sub-specialty work at Guy’s and St Thomas' Hospitals.

Mr Amir Darakhshan is a myHealthSpecialist recommended Colorectal Surgeon

Graduating from King’s College Hospital London, he received his surgical training in London and the South East of England, with specialist colorectal training in Sydney, St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College Hospital and St Mark’s Hospital in London, where he developed his interests in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pelvic Floor disorders and Laparoscopic surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and the Pelvic Floor Society.

Awarded a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2008, his thesis and main research at the Royal London Hospital looked at the use of the Gracilis Neosphincter in the treatment of incontinence. He has published on general surgical, colorectal and pelvic floor disorders. 

Areas of interest

  • Hernia: Laparoscopic and open groin (inguinal, femoral), ventral and incisional repairs
  • Coloproctology: rectal bleed, anal fissures, haemorrhoids, pilonidal sinus disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Recurrent Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Endoscopy: Colonoscopy and OGD
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders: rectal evacuatory dysfunction, faecal incontinence, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, STARR procedure, posterior and ventral rectopexy and enterocoele repairs and bowel dysmotility
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