Mr Evans

  • Hernia
  • Piles (haemorrhoids)
  • Anal fistula
  • Robotic surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer

Mr Charles Evans

GMC: 4715818

Mr Charles Evans is a leading consultant general surgeon and one of a small number of UK surgeons specially trained in robotic surgical techniques. Working across Leamington Spa and Coventry, Mr Evans has a wide practice covering hernia surgery, diagnostic and interventional endoscopy, bowel resection for cancerous and non-cancerous conditions, anal fissure and fistula, haemorrhoids, and appendix removal. Following paediatric surgical training through experience working in the Oxford Paediatric Surgical Department and at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Mr Evans also performs general paediatric surgery including procedures such as hernia and hydrocele repairs, and circumcisions.

Mr Evans completed basic surgical training in London and was awarded an MD from the University of London following research into colorectal cancer and minimally invasive surgery. He undertook higher surgical training at the Oxford Deanery following which he was selected for the National Ethicon Fellowship in Advanced Colorectal Surgery. He completed his training with a further fellowship in complex colorectal surgery at St Mark's Hospital, London. He has an interest in perianal conditions including haemorrhoids, fistula, and fissures. He performs laparoscopic and open hernia repairs and holds specialist accreditation for therapeutic colonoscopies.

Mr Evans continues to have an active role in surgical research, presenting at national and international conferences. He is a regular reviewer for journals including the British Journal of Surgery and Colorectal Disease, and at UHCW he is heavily involved in research focusing on early cancer detection and advances in robotic surgical techniques.

  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire (2014 – present)
  • Education

    • European Assocaition of Robotic Colorectal Surgeons Graduate, EARCS (2018)
    • Certification of Completion of Training, General Medical Council (2013)
    • FRCS (Gen Surg), Royal College of Surgeons of England (2011)
    • MD, University of London (2008)
    • MBBS, University of London (​2000)
  • Professional membership

    • Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • British Medical Association
    • General Medical Council
  • Teaching posts

    • National trainer of surgeons in robotic colorectal surgery
    • ATLS (Advanced Trauma and Life Support) Instructor (2011 - present)
    • ATLS (Advanced Trauma and Life Support) course director (2017 - present)
    • Clinical and Educational Supervisor, UHCW NHS Trust (2014 - present)
  • Publications and conferences

    • Click here to view Mr Evans' publications on ResearchGate
  • Prizes and awards

    • 2017 - Royal College of Surgeons of England Pump Priming Grant 
    • 2017 - ALS ASGBI Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship 
    • 2013 - Shortlisted: Norman Tanner Prize and Glaxo Travelling Fellowship, The Royal Society of Medicine 
    • 2010 - Shortlisted: BJS Prize, ACPGBI 2010 meeting 
    • 2009 - University of Oxford teacher of year nomination 
    • 2006 - The Royal Society of Medicine 
    • 2006/2007 - Medical Insurance Agency Prize

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Abdominal pain
  • Anal abscess
  • Anal fissure
  • Anal fistula
  • Anal fistula surgery
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood in stool (rectal bleeding)
  • Bowel cancer
  • Bowel incontinence
  • Bowel surgery
  • Chronic diarrhoea
  • Colitis
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diarrhoea
  • Diverticular disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Endoscopy
  • Epigastric hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Fistula
  • Genital warts
  • Haemorrhoid surgery
  • Hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Itchy bottom
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lipoma
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph nodes
  • Minimal access surgery (keyhole surgery)
  • Piles (haemorrhoids)
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Polyps
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectal surgery
  • Rectocele
  • Robotic surgery
  • Robotic surgery in surgery
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Umbilical hernia

Make an appointment


  • Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital
    The Chase, Old Milverton Ln CV32 6RW - Leamington Spa
    (+44) 01212817771
  • BMI The Meriden Hospital
    Clifford Bridge Rd, Coventry CV2 2LQ, UK CV2 2LQ - Coventry
    (+44) 01212817771


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Haemorrhoids (piles) vs rectal prolapse: knowing the difference

Haemorrhoids (piles) and rectal prolapse are two conditions with very similar symptoms, but key differences regarding their treatment. Mr Charles Evans, a leading consultant general surgeon, has treated these conditions many times and in this article, he provides you with the knowledge to decipher the difference.

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Robots and colorectal surgery

Sometimes people experience worrying changes in their bowels, like a change in bowel movements, diarrhoea or even blood in their stools. They may also feel that they have a huge mass within their tummy and experience unusual cramps and pains. All of these symptoms will require further investigating. Mr Charles Evans, colorectal cancer specialist talks to us about detecting colorectal cancer and the use of robotics in colorectal surgery.

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