Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed

General surgery 04428857


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed is a Consultant Surgeon at The Royal Marsden Hospital, London and The London Clinic. He is also an Honorary Consultant managing emergency surgical cases at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and The Royal Brompton Hospital, London. In addition, he is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London.

He was awarded his medical degree by St Bartholomew's and The London Hospitals' Medical School in 1997. He was admitted as a Member and then a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His post-graduate training was at the North West Thames London Surgical rotation and as a Resident Surgical Officer (RSO) at St Mark's Hospital, London.

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.

Mr Rasheed provides a diagnostic service for colorectal cancer which includes an endoscopic service. He specialises in primary, locally advanced and recurrent colorectal cancer performed open and using minimal invasive techniques including laparoscopy and is one of the few surgeons in the UK who is using the Da Vinci Xi surgical robot to perform colorectal cancer surgery. Mr Rasheed also manages all benign colorectal and anal conditions. He has published widely and delivered many lectures in the UK and internationally on various aspects of colorectal disease.

Mr Rasheed and his team provide clinical care with a holistic and compassionate approach, in an engaging and caring way.

In addition, he has an interest in global health and oversees development projects in low and middle-income countries. He is the global Medical Director of the NGO Humanity First and is also a Permanent Council member of the G4 Alliance which advocates for surgery, anaesthesia, obstetrics and trauma in low and middle-income countries.

Areas of interest

Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Laparoscopic colorectal surgery; Robotic surgery; Bowel cancer; Advanced rectal cancer; Anal cancer; HIV-related anal pathology; Crohn's disease; Ulcerative Colitis; Diverticular disease; Abdominal wall and groin hernia repair; Fistula-in-ano; Haemorrhoids; Fissure-in-ano; Rectal bleeding; anal pain; Colonoscopy; Emergency surgery.

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