Alex von Roon

General Surgery

23 years of experience
23 years of experience



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Mr Alex von Roon is a highly experienced laparoscopic colorectal surgeon with over 15 years of experience in treating patients with colorectal and general surgical conditions. He specialises in inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, and advanced minimally invasive techniques, and frequently performs complex re-operative surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal failure, and abdominal wall reconstruction. He is also involved in the implementation of the robotic colorectal surgery program at University College London Hospitals and serves as the Clinical Director of General Surgery at King Edward VII's Hospital in Marylebone.

Mr von Roon believes in tailoring his approach to the specific needs of each individual patient, and he is committed to using the latest surgical techniques to minimize tissue trauma and pain. He is interested in evidence synthesis in inflammatory bowel disease and surgical trials, and he regularly gives lectures on the surgical management of IBD.

In addition to his clinical work, Mr von Roon has conducted extensive research in the field of colorectal surgery. He received a research fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2008 and was awarded a PhD by Imperial College London in 2012. His research has focused on outcomes of ileoanal pouch surgery for familial adenomatous polyposis and metabonomic profiling of pouchitis in ulcerative colitis. He supervises several PhD students in collaboration with the Polyposis Registry at St Mark's Hospital and has published over 20 peer-reviewed papers in the field of colorectal surgery.


Colorectal Surgery

All procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Abdominoperineal Resection
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Bowel Diversion Surgery
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Excision of Benign Lesions
  • Excision of Sebaceous Cysts
  • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
  • Ileostomy Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)

All conditions

  • Hernia
  • Abdominal (Ventral) Hernia
  • Abdominal Wall Defects
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel Cancer
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Malignant Bowel Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs)
  • Perianal Disease
  • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Umbilical (Belly-Button) Hernia


German, French, English



Registered with

General Medical Council: 6027268


42-52 Nottingham Place, London, W1U 5NY


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £300

New appointment: £200


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.86 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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