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GMC Number: 4730288

Regional Chapter: North Western


Laura is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe). She graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine, London and surgical training was undertaken in London, Oxford and the Northwest. This was followed by a National RCS Eng Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship in Leeds in 2015. She has a specialist interest is in inflammatory bowel disease and is the surgical lead for IBD in the Trust. Laura was a Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellow in Oxford in 2004 investigating the clinical and genetic characteristics of Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis under the supervision of Professor Sir Neil Mortensen and Professor Derek Jewell. She was also the Pathological Society Surgical Travelling Fellow to Toronto in 2006. This was the beginning of a passionate interest in IBD. Laura is now an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Manchester and the principal investigator of multiple portfolio studies. She is the Co-chief Investigator of the NIHR MEErKAT trial, investigating different anastomotic techniques in reducing recurrence in Crohn's disease. She supervises PhD students investigating cutaneous and genital Crohn's disease at the University of Manchester. Laura is the elected Associate Secretary of ACPGBI and the immediate past Chair of Education and Training.


Contact Name: laura hancock

Phone: 1612916123


Twitter: @$Miss L Hancock


Primary Address (Hospital)

Manchester University Foundation Trust
Wythenshawe Hospital
Southmoor Road
Southmoor Road
United Kingdom