Consultant Surgeon, The Royal Marsden
Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed is a Consultant Surgeon at The Royal Marsden and a Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London.

He was awarded his medical degree by St Bartholomew’s and The London Hospitals’ Medical School in 1997. Subsequently, he was admitted as a Member and then a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was awarded a PhD by Imperial College London for research on colorectal cancer undertaken at St Mark’s Hospital, London in conjunction with the Weatherall Institute, Oxford and the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Hertfordshire.

He specialises in primary, locally advanced and recurrent colorectal cancer performed open and using minimal invasive techniques including laparoscopy.

He has an interest in global health and oversees development projects in low and middle income countries as well as leading a global disaster response team and running courses on disaster response medicine. He is the global Medical Director of the NGO Humanity First. In addition, he is the lead for the Forum on International Crisis Management at the Institute for Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London.