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Treatments & Specialties

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

Mr Alexis Schizas

Mr Alexis Schizas

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

Colorectal Surgery

Mr Alexis Schizas qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in 1999. His higher surgical training was undertaken in the South East London Region. His research was performed at St Thomas Hospital and was awarded his MD in 2011.

He was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon to Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals in 2011. His specialist interests are in advanced primary, recurrent colorectal cancer, anal cancer surgery, laparoscopic colorectal surgery and pelvic floor pathology.

Special interests

Pelvic floor colorectal surgery (for incontinence and defaecatory difficulties). Colorectal cancer surgery including locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer, anal cancer surgery, laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Perianal procedures for anal fistulas, sepsis, haemorrhoids, fissures. Hernia repairs.


Colovesical fistula: should it be considered a single disease? Kiani QH, George ML, Carapeti EA, Schizas AM, Williams AB. Ann Coloproctol. 2015 Apr;31(2):57-62

A review of functional pelvic floor imaging modalities and their effectiveness. Ahmad AN, Hainsworth A, Williams AB, Schizas AM. Clin Imaging. 2015 Jul-Aug;39(4):559-565

Novel application of anal fistula plug for the treatment of chronic anastomotic sinus. Patsouras D, Schizas A, George ML. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015 Mar

Outcomes in non-surgical management for bowel dysfunction. Collins E, Hibberts F, Lyons M, Williams AB, Schizas AM. Br J Nurs. 2014 Jul 24-Aug 13;23(14):776-80

Bleeding pseudoaneurysm of the internal iliac artery after extended resection for advanced rectal cancer: report of two cases. Rottoli M, Sabharwal T, Schizas AM, George ML. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2014 Dec;29(12):1585-6

Initial experience of treating anal fistula with the Surgisis anal fistula plug. Chan S, McCullough J, Schizas A, Vasas P, Engledow A, Windsor A, Williams A, Cohen CR. Tech Coloproctol. 2012 Jun;16(3):201-6

Vector volume manometry—methods and normal values. Schizas AM, Emmanuel AV, Williams AB. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Sep;23(9):886-e393

Anal canal vector volume manometry. Schizas AM, Emmanuel AV, Williams AB. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 Jun;54(6):759-68

Internal anal sphincter atrophy in patients with Systemic Sclerosis. Thoua NM, Schizas A, Forbes A, Denton CP, Emmanuel AV. Rheumatology. 2011 Apr 18.

Anal carcinomas: the role of endoanal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging in staging, response evaluation and follow-up. Parikh J, Shaw A, Grant LA, Schizas AM, Williams AB, Griffin N. Eur Radiol. 2011 Apr;21(4):776-85.

Assessment and treatment of patients with haemorrhoids. Hibberts F, Schizas A. Nursing Standard 2010; 24 (18) 51-56.

Endosonographic staging of lower intestinal malignancy. Schizas A, Williams A, Meenan J. Best Practice & Research Clinical Gastroenterology 2009. 23: 663-670.

Corfeild L, Schizas A, Williams A. DNA’s: Can we make a difference? Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2008 Jul;90(5):377-80.

Schizas A, Reid R, George M., Can haematological indices predict positive findings at endoscopy in anaemic patients? Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2007; 89: 221-225.

Consulting Address

London Bridge Hospital

27 Tooley Street



Consulting Sessions:

Wednesday EVE


Samantha Mulligan


01622 620910


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MB BS, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCS(Gen Surg)

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