Mr Charles Evans is a consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) with a specialist interest in minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He is the clinical lead for colorectal cancer at UHCW and the lead for emergency general surgery.
Charles completed basic surgical training in London and was awarded an MD from the University of London following research into colorectal cancer and minimally invasive surgery. He undertook higher surgical training at the Oxford Deanery following which he was selected for the National Ethicon Fellowship in Advanced Colorectal Surgery. He completed his training with a further fellowship in complex colorectal surgery at St Mark’s Hospital, London.
He has an interest in perianal conditions including haemorrhoids, fistula and fissures. He performs laparoscopic and open hernia repairs and holds JAG accreditation for therapeutic colonoscopies.
Following paediatric surgical training through experience working in the Oxford Paediatric Surgical Department and at the Royal Berkshire Hospital Charles also performs general paediatric surgery including procedures such as circumcisions, hernia and hydrocele repairs and orchidopexies.
Mr Evans performs the following treatments at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital:
- Rectal bleeding.
General Paediatric surgical conditions - hernias, hydroceles, circumcision
Charles Evans has a young family which fills most of his free time but he is an active member of Stratford-upon-Avon rowing club.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Charles Evans at Nuffield Health
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Hernia repair
- Rectal examination under anaesthetic (or rectal EUA)
- Colorectal surgery
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy
- Diagnostic endoscopy
- Rectal prolapse repair
Mr Charles Evans was awarded a University of London MD in 2008 following two years research investigating immune suppression caused by colorectal cancer, its influence upon survival and whether it is reversed by surgical resection. He also studied whether the impairment of tumour immunity following the stress of surgery was reduced in minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopic surgery.
Charles has continued to have an active role in surgical research with further work accepted for presentation at national and international meetings as well as papers accepted for publication. He regularly reviews papers submitted to surgical journals including the British Journal of Surgery and Colorectal Disease.
As a consultant at UHCW NHS Trust he has built links with the University of Warwick and the University of Birmingham to expand surgical research activities. He has initiated the creation of surgical research fellow posts and has received research grants from the Royal College of Surgeons.
- Royal College of Surgeons of England
- British Medical Association
Other post held
- University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Insurers Mr Charles Evans works with
Mr Charles Evans works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Bupa On Demand
- Westfield Health WPA
Mr Charles Evans does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Charles Evans does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Charles Evans does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.