Professor Omer Aziz

Professor Omer Aziz


General Surgery

22 years of experience
8 years as a specialist

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“Relaxed ,assured and personable.“
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  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Turkish
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4735836
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

    52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, United Kingdom, SK9 1NY
    2,195 reviews

    The Christie Private Care

    The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 4BX
    731 reviews


    Professor Omer Aziz is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at HCA The Christie Private Care and HCA Wilmslow Hospital. He is also a Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Honorary Clinical Chair at the University of Manchester. This is awarded to individuals who have made a major contribution to their clinical speciality including excellence in research and education.

    After he graduated from St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in 2000, he undertook specialist colorectal training in the North-West London deanery programme.  Following this he went on to complete a PhD at Imperial College London in 2008. He passed his FRCS exam in 2011 and undertook a high volume laparoscopic Ethicon colorectal fellowship at St. Mark's Hospital in 2012. This was followed by another fellowship in intestinal failure, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, inherited cancers and polyposis, recurrent cancer, restorative proctocolectomy, and coloproctology.

    Professor Aziz joined The Christie in 2014, one of Europe's largest comprehensive cancer hospitals. He is based at the Colorectal & Peritoneal Oncology Centre (CPOC) and is the Clinical Lead for the peritonel tumour service. He has previously been the Clinical Lead for Colorectal Surgery, and Endoscopy there. He specialises in complex minimally invasive (keyhole) and open surgical techniques to treat early, advanced, and recurrent tumours of the appendix, colon, rectum, and anus. He also treats tumours that have spread to the lining of the abdomen (peritoneum), for which he performs cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intra-peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).

    He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research papers, some of which have been used for clinical guidelines by the UK National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE).  To date he has obtained grants from Innovate UK, Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK, Innovate UK and the National Institute for Healthcare Research. He has a lab at the Manchester Cancer Research Centre where he leads cutting edge research.

    Professor Aziz was a member of the ‘Healthcare for London-A Framework for Action’ (2007) team reviewing the capital’s healthcare needs for the next decade. He also has an interest in translating research into treatments for patients and is a national laparoscopic colorectal surgery trainer.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intrapertoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
    • Keyhole (Laproscopic) Hernia Repair
    • Laproscopy
    • Open Hernia Repaur
    • Anal Fistula
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Inflammatrory Bowel Disease
    • Tumours of the Appendix, Colon, Rectum, Anus and Lining of the Addomen


    • Colonoscopy
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Coloproctology
    • Cytoreductive Surgery
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Excision of Benign Lesions
    • Excision of Lymph Nodes
    • Excision of Sebaceous Cysts
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST) Excision
    • General Surgery
    • Heated Intra-Peritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Inguinal Node Dissection
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Peritoneal Surgery
    • Pilonidal Sinus Excision
    • Rectal Biopsy
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Resection of Retroperitoneal Sarcoma
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Skin Lesion Treatments
    • Splenectomy
    • Surgical Oncology
    • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Haemorrhoids
    • Anal Cancer
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colon Cancer
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Abdominal & Pelvic Sarcomas
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diverticulitis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Lipoma
    • Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs)
    • Peritoneal Tumours
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Retroperitoneal Sarcomas
    • Sarcoma
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    • MBBS Imperial College London 2000
    • BSc University of London 1999
    • MRCS Royal College of Surgeons England 2004
    • PhD University of London 2010
    • FRCS (Gen Surg) Intercollegiate Speciality Examination 2011
    • JAG Accredited Endoscopist Joint Advisory Group for Endoscopy (UK) 2012
    • MAHSC Honorary Clinical Chair University of Manchester 2022
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