"For me, being a surgeon is
a calling. I am passionate about what I do."
Mr Slesser qualified in 2003 from Barts and The London School of Medicine. He undertook his basic surgical training in Luton and Dunstable hospital. He then worked as a surgical registrar in Queensland, Australia. Upon his return to the UK he competitively entered higher surgical training in West London. Mr Alistair Slesser is an experienced surgeon and is fully trained in all minimally invasive techniques. During his training he mainly focused on honing his skills in gastrointestinal surgery. He has trained in tertiary colorectal centres including the Royal Marsden Hospital and St Mark's Hospital. He is the abdominal wall reconstruction MDT lead at his NHS base and performs complex abdominal wall reconstructions.
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.
He is involved in training junior surgeons at all levels and participates in updating local GPs regarding developments in Colorectal surgery.
Mr Slesser's spare time is mainly spent looking after his young family. He maintains a keen interest in international rugby, football, history and english/french literature.