Mrs Alys Morris is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at the East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust and Spire Sussex Hospital.
Mrs Morris graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, University of London. She completed basic surgical training in the South West Thames region prior to embarking on a period of research at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Imperial College London. Her research focused on novel laboratory techniques to improve the early detection of bowel cancer and her work has been presented to many learned societies, both nationally and internationally Mrs Morris was awarded an MS (Master of Surgery) degree from the University of London for her research work.
Mrs Morris completed 6 years of Higher Surgical training on the North West Thames rotation, one of the the most competitive and highly-regarded training programmes in the UK. She was trained in laparoscopic general and colorectal surgical techniques from the outset of her higher training. The final 2 years of the programme were undertaken in colorectal units in London teaching hospitals. The culmination of her training was 6 months spent as a Resident Surgical officer at St Marks Hospital, an internationally renowned centre for bowel disorders, generally considered to be a "finishing school" for colorectal surgeons.
Mrs Morris' clinical practice includes all aspects of general and colorectal surgery including advanced laparoscopic techniques for hernia, gallbladder and colorectal cancer surgery. She has developed a sub-specialty interest in disorders of the pelvic floor including rectal prolapse, difficulties with evacuation of stool and faecal incontinence.