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Colorectal Robotics Service

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The Precision Surgery Group at King Edward VII’s Hospital is the UK’s premier clinic for robotic colorectal and general surgery, delivering ultra-precise, minimally invasive robotic surgeries for patients with colorectal cancer, benign colorectal conditions and hernias.

We offer robotic assisted treatments for a specific range of colorectal conditions:

Colorectal Cancer

  • Colon cancer
  • Rectum cancer

Benign Colorectal Conditions

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Diverticulosis
  • Pelvic floor disease


  • Abdominal wall hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Parastomal hernia

The precision afforded by the robotic technique and the skill of the surgical team offers significant benefits, which include less invasive procedures, reduced length of stay in hospital, reduced pain and discomfort, faster recovery times, and improved experience of care and quality of life after surgery.

Enquiries & Appointments

Call 020 7467 4344

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Our Expertise

The Precision Surgery Group brings together four of the most experienced colorectal surgeons in the UK who have performed more than 500 major robotic procedures between them. The expert team includes two of the UK’s foremost proctors in colorectal robotics, who regularly teach surgeons from all over the world this exciting technology.

Working at London teaching hospitals and operating busy NHS clinics, the collective experience and expertise of the team is unrivalled anywhere in the UK. Supported by highly skilled surgical and specialist nursing teams, and using the latest Da Vinci Xi robot, the service offers a multidisciplinary approach to care that delivers the highest quality surgery.

Making a decision about treatment should always be a shared responsibility between you and your specialist team. You’ll benefit from the combined expertise of our team and receive the strongest advice and recommendations that put you at the centre of your care. Our aim is always to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Meet Your Colorectal Surgeons

Mr Alexander Von Roon  ›
Alex von Roon was appointed Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Imperial College London, where he was based at St Mary’s Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital. In 2019 he moved his NHS practice to University College London Hospital, where he continues to develop subspecialist interests in surgery for inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal failure.His clinical interests include the use of advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques, robotic colorectal surgery, the surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer and ileoanal pouch surgery.
Special interests include:
Crohn's Disease (+ 31 more)
Mr James Kinross  ›
James Kinross is a consultant colorectal surgeon. His clinical interests are in minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic surgery for the treatment of colorectal cancer and benign conditions of the colon and rectum such as diverticulosis and inflammatory bowel disease. He is a Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London and a major theme in his research is the role of the gut microbiome (the hundreds of trillions of bacteria that reside within the colon) in the cause of colon cancer, Crohn’s disease and obesity. He is currently funded by Bowel and Cancer research and the Imperial Biomedical Research Centre.
Special interests include:
Colorectal Cancer (+ 9 more)

Meet the rest of the team

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Faye Jones
Colorectal Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Faye is our Colorectal Advanced Nurse Practitioner. She plays a crucial role in the team, ensuring a seamless continuity of care. From the moment you are seen by our colorectal team, Faye is on call, tending to your every need. From arranging appointments and further tests, all the way through to easing fears about a procedure and assisting with discharge, Faye plays a critical role in delivering bespoke, patient-centred care.

Why King Edward VII's Hospital?

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Because our standards are apparent in everything we do…
  • Patient-centred care – placing you at the heart of everything we do
  • Hand-picked consultants– so you can choose from one of the finest specialists in the UK
  • Multidisciplinary approach – working together in specialist teams, deciding on a personalised treatment plan for you
  • Innovative treatments – state-of-the-art medical facilities designed with unparalleled safety and precision in mind
  • Quality and safety – prioritising high quality, safe and effective healthcare, always
  • Charitable work – any surplus we make goes into providing subsidised medical care to Veterans of the Armed Forces.

There is a reason why over 98% of our patients would recommend King Edward VII’s Hospital to family and friends.
Book your consultation today: Call 020 7467 4344