Mr Roel Hompes graduated as MD at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, Cum Laude, in 2002. He became a surgeon in 2008, and has undergone extensive training in the field of coloproctology and abdominal wall surgery. He received postgraduate training in coloproctology and pelvic floor surgery in two renowned UK expert centres, Oxford and Basingstoke.
Since 2013, Mr Hompes has been a consultant surgeon at the Department of Colorectal Surgery at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.
He is especially skilled in minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopic (keyhole) and transanal surgery (TEM/TAMIS).
Mr Hompes has published several peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters, with a main focus on pelvic floor pathology and minimal invasive techniques. He has given talks on pelvic floor disorders and minimal invasive colorectal surgery at various international surgical meetings, and has trained numerous other surgeons in the technique.
Other interests include recurrent rectal cancer, new surgical technologies and training.
Theatre, music, swimming, skiing, badminton, travelling and socialising
English, Dutch, French, German
Roel Hompes has current research interests in transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) and transanal total mesorectal excision of the rectum (TME). He is also involved in research into local excision for rectal cancer, abdominal wall reconstruction and recurrent rectal cancer. He has a keen interest in developing robotic surgery for colorectal procedures.
- Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
- European Society of Coloproctology
- Belgian Surgical Society
Other post held
- Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Insurers Mr Roel Hompes works with
Mr Roel Hompes works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- AXA PPP International
- Bupa On Demand
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Mr Roel Hompes does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Roel Hompes does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Roel Hompes does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.