On behalf of the International University of Colon And Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS) and King’s College London (KCL) we would like to invite you to attend an intensive and interactive one day hands-on course which first established in November 2010 at King's College Hospital for doctors who have begun their basic surgical training or are at the early stages of their specialist surgical training.


The course will provide you with ample opportunity to practice various forms of gastrointestinal stapled anastomosis in a safe environment.


As the course will be financially supported by Ethicon, this exciting and rewarding course is being offered for a nominal fee of £35.


Please note: If you complete an online application to join the The International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS) by 14th February 2016, the registration fee of $50 will be covered by us.


Date: 4th February 2016




Venue: King's College Hospital, London, SE5 9RS

Status: Available places 


Course Convenor: Mr Joseph Nunoo-Mensah


Course Administrator: Charles Everard


Level: CT1 - ST3/4



The course consists of three main areas: (1) principles of gastrointestinal stapling (2) demonstration of anastomosis (3) hands-on performance of various types of anastomosis.


There is a full copy of the program in pdf on this page on the left.



  • Lectures

  • Hand on practice

  • Individual tuition

  • Assessment with personal feedback


Duration 1 day



  • Course handbook

  • Lunch

  • Certificate of completion (if successful!)



  • The registration fee of £35 will passed on to ISUCRS if you complete an online application to join the The International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS).
  • In completing your application you may use anay 3 names as sponsors for your application: Mr Joseph Nunoo-Mensah, Prof Narimantas Samalavicius, Prof Indru T Khubchandani, Dr Philip F. Caushaj, Dr Raul Cutait 
  • More information about the ISUCRS may be found at: