Laparoscopic colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease; abdominal wall and groin hernia, haemorrhoids, colorectal polyps - EMR / ESD, Achalasia - POEM.
Mr Amyn Haji was appointed as a Consultant in Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgery at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2011. He is currently the clinical lead for colorectal surgery and endoscopy at King’s College Hospital and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London.
His clinical practice primarily consists of laparoscopic colorectal surgery, advanced colonoscopy and laparoscopic hernia surgery.
Mr Haji graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1999 where he was awarded a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree and a Master of Arts. His initial internship was in Cambridge and East Anglia and he subsequently moved to London to complete his basic surgical training at Basildon and University College London Hospitals. His higher surgical training was in the South East Thames area which included a research period of 3 years at King's College Hospital.
Mr Haji was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in February 2010 and received his certificate of completion of training (CCT) in March 2011.
His research and clinical interests are in utilization of high frequency colonoscopy ultrasound in the staging of colorectal polyps and cancer. He completed a fellowship in advanced colonoscopy with Professor Kudo at Showa University in Japan in 2010 and since then has developed a practice of endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection in the treatment of colorectal polyps. He also leads the interventional luminal endoscopy service at King’s including performing natural orifice surgery (Peroral endoscopic myotomy – POEM) for the treatment of Achalasia.