Mr Nikhil Pawa is a revered consultant colorectal and general surgeon who treats patients privately in various esteemed hospitals across London and at his NHS base, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Trust. With over 20 years of experience, Mr Pawa is highly skilled in numerous surgical procedures but specialises in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and the treatment of diverticular diseases, piles (haemorrhoids), pilonidal disease and hernias. He is a sepcialist in the EPSiT procedure for pilonidal disease and pilonidal sinus surgery.
Mr Pawa earned his primary medical degree from Charles University, Prague, before relocating to the UK to undertake further surgical training. He completed his basic training in Nottingham, a research MD on novel screening methods to detect colorectal cancer, and higher training at the renowned North West London rotation, gaining invaluable experience in colorectal surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital and St Marks Hospital.
Since being appointed as a consultant, Mr Pawa has developed a special interest in laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer and other diseases of the colon, minimally invasive surgery for pilonidal disease, proctology, and endoscopic techniques. He possesses further expertise in general surgical procedures, such as hernia repair, and soft tissue lesions. At his NHS Trust, he is the lead for the soft tissue diagnostic sarcoma service.
In addition to his clinical work, Mr Pawa retains an active research interest, predominantly investigating bowel cancer screening among ethnic minorities, and colorectal surgery. He is a member of several prestigious medical bodies such as the British Medical Association, the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, the European Association of Coloproctology, the British Hernia Society, and the Medico-Legal Society. He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.