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Consultant Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon

Cleveland Clinic London,40 Grosvenor Pl, London SW1X 7HY

Head of Colorectal Surgery – Denmark Hill & Princess Royal University Sites

King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS


The International Society of University Colon & Rectal Surgeon

109 Partin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA


Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

King’s College London


Founder & Programme Director

Dilemmas & Debates In Colorectal Surgery Conference

The Strand Campus, King’s College London, WC2R 2LS


Chair of Conflict of Interest, Cleveland Clinic London, 40 Grosvenor Pl, London SW1X 7HY


Mr. Nunoo-Mensah is a highly experienced and highly qualified colorectal surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic in London with extensive expertise in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders, and advanced proctology including complicated fistulae and haemorrhoids. In addition, he has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the Conflict of Interest Committee at Cleveland Clinic London, and is a member of the Medical Executive Council there as well.

He graduated from Queen’s Medical School, the University of Nottingham, UK in 1993 where I was awarded a Bachelor of Medical Science (B.Med Sci.) in 1991 and a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (BM BS) degree in 1993. He completed a substantial portion of his Basic Surgical Training at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and General Surgical Higher Surgical Training in the North-West of England (Manchester). In 1997, I was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS). 


Mr Nunoo-Mensah completed advanced training in laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery at the Mayo Clinic Arizona from 2004-2005 well as advanced training in the treatment of complex/tertiary colorectal diseases at the University of Southern California from 2004-2005 whilst simultaneously completing a Master's degree in Legal Aspects of Medical Practice (LLM) at Cardiff University in 2003.

In 2007, Mr. Nunoo-Mensah successfully completed the examination conducted by the Intercollegiate Board of General Surgery and was awarded the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Gen Surg) certificate. He obtained a Certification of Completion of Training in General Surgery (CCT) in 2008.


In addition to his private practice, since 2008 Mr. Nunoo-Mensah has been a colorectal and laparoscopic surgeon at King's College London NHS Foundation Trust and also head of the department of colorectal surgery. He also leads the colorectal cancer MDT (multidisciplinary team) and oversees the anorectal physiology laboratory.


Mr Nunoo-Mensah will be the President of the prestigious International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons from 2022-24. In addition to active involvement in postgraduate education, he was the founder and Program Director of the Dilemmas and Debates in Colorectal Surgery Conference, which has taken place at King's College London since 2013. Mr


Nunoo-Mesah is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College London, and he has published extensively in major surgical journals and textbooks on colorectal diseases.


Major surgical textbooks in colon & rectal surgery including:


[1] A Chapter on Tumours of the colon. Kaiser AM, Nunoo-Mensah JW, Beart RW Jr in Maingot’s Abdominal Operations 11th Edition (2007) 

[2] Chapters on Laparoscopic Right hemicolectomy Efron JE, Nunoo-Mensah JW and Laparoscopic proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis. Nunoo-Mensah JW, Young-Fadok T in the American College of Surgeons Multimedia Atlas of Surgery Colorectal Volume (2009)


Mr Nunoo-Mensah has also performed a number of podium and poster presentations at prestigious international colorectal society meetings such as the American College of Surgeons Meetings (ACS), Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Meetings. I have also been invited to lecture worldwide including, South Africa, Lithuania, Egypt, Lebanon, Serbia, India and South Korea.

He was also a clinical instructor/ attending at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, from 2003 - 2004 where he taught residents and colorectal fellows in day surgical and major abdominal surgical procedures. I was also trainer on a ‘Hand on Laparoscopic Colorectal Course’ run at the Mayo Clinic, Phoenix in 2004. I was a trainer on the National Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Training Programme from 2008 - 2012 which had the objective of enhancing the number of consultant surgeons within the United Kingdom who will be able to safely provide laparoscopic colorectal surgery within their own NHS trusts. The programme was supported by the Department of Health

Mr Nunoo-Mensah resides in London with his wife and as a family, they enjoy traveling both within the UK and abroad. He loves rugby and to unwind, he still plays touch rugby at the weekend.

linical research and supervise basic and higher general surgical trainees.

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