Nicholas West

Nicholas West

Transplant Coordinator, Renal Unit, University Hospital, Coventry, UK


 West graduated at St George’s Hospital Medical School, London and was subsequently appointed to the South West Thames Higher Surgical Training Programme.   

He underwent a general surgical training with sub-specialty training in colorectal surgery, particularly with an interest in minimally invasive and laparoscopic (keyhole) techniques. Part of this was spent as a Laparoscopic Fellowship.   

Additionally, he undertook a period of research both at St George’s and St Mark’s Hospitals, London investigating the chemoprevention of colorectal cancer; this work was subsequently awarded a MD thesis. 

Mr West was appointed as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon with an interest in minimally invasive surgery at Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust in November 2011 and undertakes a variety of general, colorectal and laparoscopic procedures, both in elective and emergency situations at the trust. He also has a keen interest in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and regularly teaches on laproscopic and endoscopic courses.  

Mr West is a member of the Association of Surgeons and Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, a member of the Lower GI Multi Disciplinary Team Meeting at The Royal Marsden Hospital, a member of  faculty at the London School of Endoscopy and also the Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit (MATTU), Guildford.

Research Interest

choice experiment, ethnicity, gender, renal transplant.

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