Mr Emin Carapeti is a highly trained and skilled consultant colorectal surgeon with over 25 years of professional experience. Patients can access his first-class private care at the renowned London Bridge Hospital,108 Medical Chambers and Harley Street Specialist Hospital in Central London.
As a specialist in general surgery and lower GI (gastrointestinal) surgery, he has gained expertise in all aspects of colorectal conditions. Mr Carapeti is highly regarded for his specialist management of pilonidal sinus surgery (simple and complex). He has pioneered new surgical techniques in complex recurrent pilonidal disease, as well as and day-case surgery for haemorrhoids. His other areas of expertise include treatment for rectal bleeding, anal fissures, pruritus, simple and complex anal fistulas, inguinal hernias and umbilical hernias.
He is also regarded for his knowledge and skill in colonoscopy and has assisted countless patients with the successful application of colonoscopy for diagnosis and management. His specialist interest in this area began during his training at St Mark's Hospital in London, where he underwent advanced training in all types of colonoscopy, including therapeutic colonoscopy.
As a consultant colorectal surgeon at St Thomas’ Hospital between 2000 to 2012, he set up a regionally and nationally recognised tertiary referral practice for surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), working closely with nationally recognised luminal gastroenterologists. In more recent years, Mr Carapeti is involved in the management of other general and lower GI conditions, but his leading expertise means he is still invited to provide professional opinions on complex cases.
He has published widely on several topics, including anorectal disorders and pilonidal sinus disease. This also includes featuring in book chapters. Along with patient care and medical research, he is passionate about the teaching and training of future surgical specialists. He was previously an examiner in surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and has been a tutor and lecturer for numerous workshops and courses.