Mr Charles Evans is the Head of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire. He is a leading consultant general surgeon and one of a small number of UK surgeons specially trained in robotic surgical techniques. He specialises in robotic rectal cancer surgery and is an international trainer in robotic colorectal surgery training across Europe and the UK.
Working across Leamington Spa and Coventry, Mr Evans has a wide practice covering hernia surgery, diagnostic and interventional endoscopy, bowel resection for cancerous and non-cancerous conditions, anal fissure and fistula, haemorrhoids, and appendix removal. Following paediatric surgical training through experience working in the Oxford Paediatric Surgical Department and at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Mr Evans also performs general paediatric surgery including procedures such as hernia and hydrocele repairs, and circumcisions.
Mr Evans completed basic surgical training in London and was awarded an MD from the University of London following research into colorectal cancer and minimally invasive surgery. He undertook higher surgical training at the Oxford Deanery following which he was selected for the National Ethicon Fellowship in Advanced Colorectal Surgery. He completed his training with a further fellowship in complex colorectal surgery at St Mark's Hospital, London. He has an interest in perianal conditions including haemorrhoids, fistula, and fissures. He performs laparoscopic and open hernia repairs and holds specialist accreditation for therapeutic colonoscopies.
Mr Evans continues to have an active role in surgical research, presenting at national and international conferences. He is a regular reviewer for journals including the British Journal of Surgery and Colorectal Disease, and at UHCW he is heavily involved in research focusing on early cancer detection and advances in robotic surgical techniques.