Manish Chand MBBS, BSc, MBA, FRCS, PhD
Manish Chand trained as an undergraduate at The Royal Free Hospital and Kings College London obtaining MBBS (Hons) and BSc in Neurosciences (1st Class with Distinction) in 2002. Following a basic surgical rotation through Kings College Hospital, he undertook his higher surgical training in the Wessex region including being Registrar at the prestigious North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke. He has been trained in advanced laparoscopic techniques and has an interest in robotic surgery for colorectal cancer. He became a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in 2015.
As part of his sub-specialist development in colorectal surgery he has completed a PhD at Imperial College London. Working with the renowned MERCURY Study Group at The Royal Marsden Hospital, his thesis examined the effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy on clinical, radiological and molecular aspects of rectal cancer. He remains an active researcher and a recognised academic in rectal cancer with specific interest in imaging and molecular biomarkers.
As an academic surgeon, he continues to undertake clinical research and has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.In addition to his clinical interests, Mr Chand also holds an MBA degree and has a keen interest in organisational culture and management having completed his dissertation on this subject.