Mr Adarsh Kumar practices in all aspects of colorectal surgery, general surgery and GI endoscopy. He has a specialist interest in early bowel cancer, rectal bleeding, proctology, piles and anal fistula surgery, pelvic floor disorder and abdominal wall reconstruction, complex abdominal wall and groin hernia repair and gall bladder surgery. Mr Kumar focuses on achieving best clinical and perceived outcomes and satisfaction for all his patients. Mr Kumar was trained in general, GI and colorectal surgery at the University of Nottingham and completed his postgraduate studies at the Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER0 in India. He undertook higher surgical training program at Nottingham Deanery and was awarded CCST IN 2005, allowing him to be on the specialist register to practice as a consultant surgeon in the UK. He also undertook two international fellowships in coloproctology to consolidate his specialist training further. Mr Kumar spent a year at the University of Adelaide learning laparoscopic surgery for malignant and benign bowel disease and his second fellowship involved radical surgery for bowel cancer at the prestigious International Cancer Institute in Tokyo. He is a recipient of prestigious Ronald Raven travelling fellowship by the British Society of Surgical Oncology (BASO). I have also visited several other International Colorectal Centres including Hvidovre University Hospital in Denmark, Concord Hospital in Sydney and the University Hospital in Hamilton, New Zealand. After undertaking research at two International Medical Centres, the University of Nottingham and PGIMER India, Mr Kumar was awarded degrees of ‘Doctorate of Medicine’ (DM) and ‘Master in Surgery’ (MS) respectively. His research in bowel cancer was recognised nationally and internationally through peer reviewed publications, national and international presentations, awards, scholarships and various prestigious nominations. He proposed the first concept of neoadjuvant chemo-radiation for the rectal cancer treatment. He has also completed and published several other research projects on a wide range of general and colorectal surgical issues. He is the first author of over 60 original presentations and publications.
University of Birmingham & University of Oxford NHS Trusts