Kim Gorissen is a Consultant in Emergency & Colorectal Surgery at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
She graduated at the Maastricht University in The Netherlands in 2005 (MD & Cum Laude). She continued her training in Maastricht where she qualified in general, gastrointestinal and oncologic surgery. Here she developed a strong affection for colorectal surgery and more specifically for pelvic floor surgery. After further training at prestigious centres in Oxford and the Royal Brisbane Hospital in Australia she returned to Oxford to continue working in this field.
She is currently responsible for 50% of colorectal emergency cover at OUH. Her elective work consist of colorectal cancer and pelvic floor surgery. She is clinical lead and proctor for Sacral Nerve Stimulation.
She has published several scientific papers and book chapters on pelvic floor problems, colorectal cancer and recovery after surgery, and frequently presents her research at international conferences and master classes.