Consultants
Mr Anwar Owais
Mr Anwar Owais
MBBS, MD, FRCS

Anwar Owais Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon

Mr Anwar Owais qualified in 2004 and completed his basic surgical training in Yorkshire. During that time, he completed a research degree / Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Hull. Mr Owais undertook his higher surgical training in general and colorectal surgery in Severn Deanery working across several hospitals in the region.

Mr Owais developed a specialist interest in laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery in both benign and malignant colorectal surgery. After finishing his surgical training, he completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery and advanced pelvic malignancies in The John Goligher Unit in St James’ Hospital in Leeds.

His major interests include colorectal surgery, colonoscopy and hernias. Mr Owais has a particular expertise in the management of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, colonoscopy and benign anorectal conditions.

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

Scope of practice

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Anal fissure surgery
  • Anal fistula surgery
  • Anal warts surgery
  • Colonoscopy / polypectomy
  • Colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Colostomy and ileostomy, formation and reversal
  • Diverticular disease
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Haemorrhoids treatment (banding, injection, haemorrhoidal artery ligation, removal surgery)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease Surgery
  • Laparoscopic and open bowel surgery
  • Reversal of Hartmann’s
  • Transanal Endoscopic Operation (TEO) for complex rectal polyps

General Surgery

  • Epigastric hernia surgery
  • Incisional hernia surgery
  • Inguinal hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopic and open hernia surgery
  • Pilonidal sinus surgery
  • Parastomal hernia surgery
  • Removal of benign skin lesions
  • Umbilical and paraumbilical hernia surgery