Mr Sharad Karandikar

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

MBBS, MS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Gen. Surgery), Hon FRCRS

Specialises in

  • Gastroenterology
  • Bowel disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Hernia repair surgery
  • Colorectal surgery

I specialise in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, colonoscopy and functional bowel disease.



Alongside my consultant post, I am Bowel Cancer Screening Centre Director for the trust.

I am involved in the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

I was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India (FACRSI) in 2009 for contributions to colorectal surgery and surgical training in India.

General Medical Council Number: C4395434

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sharad Karandikar at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

I perform colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colonoscopy and bowel cancer screening as well as treating pelvic floor dysfunction (obstructive defecation) and faecal incontinence, bowel cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease
Motility disorder
General surgery
Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

Research and publications

Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Heart of England Foundation NHS Trust

Contact information

Telephone 0121 704 1451
Private secretary Mrs Alison Fogarty
Private secretary telephone 07830 774 476
Private secretary email