Midlands Bowel Centre

Spire Parkway Hospital

1 Damson Parkway, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 2PP

Mr Sharad Karandikar, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

  • MBBS, MS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Gen. Surgery), Hon FRCRSI


    General surgery
    Laparoscopic surgery
    Colorectal surgery

    Special clinical interests
    Colonoscopy & Bowel Cancer Screening
    Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Incontinence
    Bowel Cancer
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Research interests
    Colorectal Cancer - outcomes & comparisons
    Imaging for Cancer & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
    Surgical Pathology of Colorectal Cancer

    Current NHS and /or university posts
    Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon - Heart of England NHS Foundation  Trust

    Year of first medical qualification

    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies
    Association of Surgeons of India
    Fellow of Association of Surgeons of GB & Ireland
    Fellow of Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland
    Honorary Fellow of the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India


    Mr Karandikar obtained his Higher Surgical Training in South Wales and had the opportunity to work at the Cleveland Clinic in Florida, USA on a travel fellowship. He was appointed a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend in 2002 and has been a Consultant Surgeon with the Heart of England NHS Trust since 2005.

    Mr Karandikar is an active member of the cancer and inflammatory bowel disease multidisciplinary team at the Heart of England Foundation NHS Trust and offers surgery for benign and malignant disease of the colon and rectum.  He is also a JAG accredited colonoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme and offers colonoscopy services at Spire Parkway Hospital.

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