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Mr Alexander von Roon

Mr Alexander von Roon

Alex von Roon

General surgery 06027268

 

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Overview
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

Offers

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

About me

Mr Alex von Roon completed his undergraduate medical training at Sheffield University and Imperial College London. He undertook higher surgical training on the Northwest Thames Rotation and was awarded a PhD by Imperial College London and a research fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His PhD thesis focused on outcomes of ileoanal pouch surgery for familial adenomatous polyposis and metabonomic profiling of pouchitis.

He underwent subspecialist training in colorectal surgery in Adelaide, Australia and St Mark’s Hospital before being appointed Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St Mary’s and Charing Cross Hospitals. He was the clinical lead for enhanced recovery after colorectal surgery at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

In 2019 he moved to University College London Hospital, where he continues to develop his subspecialist interest in surgery for inflammatory bowel disease.

He performs all major and minor colorectal procedures, laparoscopic surgery, colonoscopy, hernia and gallbladder surgery. His specialist clinical interests include the use of advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques, the surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer and ileoanal pouch surgery.

His academic interests include metabolic phenotyping in inflammatory bowel disease, familial adenomatous polyposis research and surgical education. He has published and presented widely on the topics of inflammatory bowel disease and familial adenomatous polyposis and is a reviewer for a number of surgical journals.

Areas of interest

Crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis; ileoanal pouch surgery; laparoscopic bowel resection; colorectal cancer; diverticular disease; rectal bleeding, rectal pain, family history of bowel cancer; colonic polyps; change in bowel habit; haemorrhoids (piles); anal fissure; anal fistula; pilonidal sinus; rectal prolapse; proctology; colonoscopy; gastroscopy; all types of hernia (inguinal, femoral, umbilical, ventral, incisional, including laparoscopic repair); gallstones; laparoscopic cholecystectomy; benign skin lesions; lipoma; Mr von Roon offers the Rafaelo procedure, a novel treatment for haemorrhoids which causes less pain than traditional haemorrhoid surgery.

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Procedures completed

  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (5-50)

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (5-50)

  • X3750

    Botulinum toxin injections to muscle - (5-50)

  • H5561

    Endoscopic ablation for an anal fistula with flap - (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

  • T2782

    Minimally invasive Component Separation Technique (CST) repair for complex abdominal hernia with mesh - (1-5)

  • P3190

    Laparoscopic excision of recto-vaginal endometriosis including rectal shave, +/-ureterolysis - (1-5)

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • T2200

    Primary repair of femoral hernia - (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

  • T2620

    Repair of recurrent incisional hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)

  • H3364

    Laparoscopic anterior resection - high (i.e. colorectal anastomosis above the peritoneal reflection) - (1-5)

  • H2350

    Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of colorectal polyp - (1-5)

  • H0280

    Laparoscopic appendicectomy - (1-5)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical/paraumbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

  • H3581

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic rectopexy - (1-5)

  • H5580

    Endoscopic ablation for anal fistula without flap - (1-5)

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