Emin Carapeti is Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon and worked as a Consultant at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals. He was a Member of the Council of Coloproctology of the Royal Society of Medicine, is a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland.
He graduated from Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital and undertook specialist training at St. Mark’s Hospital in London and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. His thesis and main research was in the treatment of haemorrhoids and anal fissures at St. Mark’s Hospital and he was awarded the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in 2000. He has published widely on anorectal disorders and pilonidal sinus disease and has pioneered new surgical techniques in complex recurrent pilonidal disease and day case surgery for haemorrhoids. His special interests are rectal bleed, colonoscopy, management of fissures, haemorrhoids and pilonidal sinus disease.
In addition to his colorectal work he has an extensive experience and interest in the treatment of groin hernias. He attended The Shouldice Hernia Clinic near Toronto, Canada where he learnt about the Shouldice hernia repair.
Areas of interest
Rectal bleeding; Diagnostic and therapeutic (complex) colonoscopy and endoscopy; Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Simple and complex multi-recurrent pilonidal sinus surgery including flap reconstructions; Haemorrhoids (“piles”); Anal fissure (difficult resistant fissures); Low and high anal fistulae (complex abscesses and infections); Fistula in association with Crohn’s disease; Primary and recurrent hernias.