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Qualifications: MBBS (2008), CCT (General and colorectal surgery) (2015), MD (2015), MD (2020), FRCS (2020), FEBS (2023)

GMC Number: 7452795

Clinical Areas of Interest: Abscess, fistula and fissures, Anorectal physiological tests, Benign tumours and polyps, Diverticular disease, Emergency general surgery, Functional disorders, IBD and other colitides, Minimally invasive procedures, Obstructed defection and Sacral nerve stimulation

Regional Chapter: North West Thames


Mr Alex Leo is a Consultant General, Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Surgeon based at The Royal London Hospital (Barts NHS Trust). He has a specialist interest in proctology, pelvic floor disorders, complex abdominal wall hernias and other areas of benign colorectal pathology and has extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery and laparoscopy (key-hole). Mr Leo has worked as a Specialist Registrar at St Mark’s Hospital and has completed a Fellowship in Pelvic Floor diseases at the Royal London Hospital. Additionally he has achieved an MD at Imperial College of London, discussing a thesis on the diagnosis and treatment of faecal incontinence and continues to obtain a strong research interest in this field. He then worked for 4 years as a Consultant at Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospital before moving to Barts for career advancement. He has published approximately 50 peer reviewed papers and a text book chapter on colorectal and pelvic floor disorders and has presented on these expertise at national and international meetings.


Contact Name: alex leo


Phone: 07553061849


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Primary Address (Hospital)

Barts Health NHS Trust
The Royal London Hospital
Whitechapel Rd
E1 1FR
United Kingdom