About Mr Alistair Slesser Consultant Surgeon

Mr Alistair Slesser

Mr Slesser qualified from St Bartholomew's and The London School of Medicine in 2003. After undertaking his basic surgical training in the UK he subsequently commenced his higher surgical training in Australia and completed it in West London. Alistair's training included broad general surgical training with a focus on gastrointestinal surgery in busy district general hospitals as well as in London tertiary  centres of excellence. As such he has a wide range of experience in gastrointestinal surgery, emergency and elective general surgery as well as endoscopy. He is considered an expert in both minimally invasive and open surgery. In addition, Alistair regularly performs abdominal wall reconstructions for complex incisional hernias. 


"For me, being a surgeon is
a calling. I am passionate about what I do."


Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons(England)

MSc Surgical Sciences


Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons(Gen.Surg)


Joint Advisory Group accreditation in colonoscopy.

Certificate of completion of training.

Specialist Register in General Surgery.


Mr Slesser was awarded a MSc in Surgical Sciences by Imperial College London in 2009.

In 2016, for his research focused on metastatic colorectal cancer based at the Royal Marsden Hospital he was awarded a Doctorate by Imperial College London.


Mr Alistair Slesser is a honorary clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College, London. He maintains an interest in academia and has over thirty peer reviewed publications https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?hl=en&user=tEuAdvwAAAAJ. He has presented his research on both national and international stages.

Alistair is passionate about the importance of surgical training and, as such, regularly trains surgeons of all levels and is a 'Firm Lead, for undergraduates; he is also actively involved in surgical simulation teaching.

Personal interests

Alistair has always been fascinated by history because of the important lessons one can learn about the human experience and how our world has been shaped. He has a particular interest in the Roman and Napoleonic Empires, Ancient Egyptian history snd monolithic structures. He also enjoys the full breadth of modern literature, as well as the literary canon, including poetry of different genres. Alistair was a high-performing competitive athlete in his youth and remains a sport enthusiast with an avid interest in rugby, football and athletics. He enjoys partaking in water and winter sports when work commitments allow.