Mr Martyn Evans

Martyn Evans is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon in Swansea and Associate Professor of Surgery at Swansea University.

Specialties

General, Colorectal Surgery & Endoscopy

Qualifications

BM, MPhil, FRCS (Gen Surg)

About

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Martyn is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon in Swansea and Associate Professor of Surgery at Swansea University.

Martyn is a busy experienced General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon. His practice includes treating patients with a variety of abdominal conditions, with particular expertise in the management of abdominal wall hernias, anal conditions, diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and the diagnosis and management of colorectal cancer. He has a tertiary referral practice for patients with inflammatory bowel disease and advanced and recurrent pelvic malignancy from all over South Wales.

Martyn was appointed as a NHS Consultant Surgeon in Swansea in 2012. Prior to appointment, he completed his undergraduate training in Southampton and then undertook basic and higher surgical training on the south coast and in Wales. After completion of training he undertook a further prestigious fellowship in laparoscopic colorectal and advanced pelvic malignancy at the John Goligher Colorectal Unit in Leeds.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Current Lead Clinician for the Wales Bowel Cancer Initiative
  • Editor for the surgical journal BJS (formerly the British Journal of Surgery)
  • Associate Professor of Surgery Swansea Medical School
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Edinburgh
  • Chairman of the UK National Bowel Cancer Audit Clinical Project Board
  • Member of the Multi-Disciplinary and the Advanced Rectal Cancer Committees of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Member of the UK National Bowel Cancer Audit Steering Group
  • Member of the NCEPOD Clinical Advisory Group Bowel Obstruction review
  • Clinical Lead Department of General Surgery, Swansea Bay Health Board (2016-2019)

Research

  • Martyn has active research interests across the breath of surgical practice and has published over 100 peer reviewed research papers covering many aspects of colorectal cancer, colorectal surgery and hernia surgery
  • Martyn has written and edited several surgical books and chapters in surgical textbooks
  • Martyn is regularly invited to lecture at national and international surgical meetings

Procedures commonly performed include:

  • Hernia surgery including inguinal, femoral, umbilical and incisional
  • Colonoscopy
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery for benign and cancer disease
  • Surgery for advanced and recurrent colorectal cancer
  • Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Haemorrhoid treatment
  • Surgery for anal fissure
  • Pilonidal disease surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Member of the European Society of Coloproctology
  • Member of the British Hernia Society
MBBCh, MSc in General Surgery, FRCS, Diploma in Medical Information, MSc in Health Informatics, LLM (Master Medical Law), Dimploma in leadership and management LLM