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Qualifications: MB BS (1989), FRCS (1993), MD (1999), FRCS(Gen) (2000), BSc (1986)

GMC Number: 3322709

Clinical Areas of Interest: Abscess, fistula and fissures, Benign tumours and polyps, Lower GI endoscopy, Perianal conditions and Rectal bleeding

Regional Chapter: South East Thames


Emin Carapeti is Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon and worked as a consultant at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital Trust. He was a Member of Council of the Section of Coloproctology of the Royal Society of Medicine, a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and an examiner in surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He graduated from Guy’s Hospital and undertook his training in London and South East England. His specialist training was at St. Mark’s Hospital in London and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. His thesis and main research was in the treatment of haemorrhoids and anal fissures at St. Mark's Hospital and he was awarded the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in 2000. He has published widely on anorectal disorders and pilonidal sinus disease and has pioneered new surgical techniques in complex recurrent pilonidal disease and day case surgery for haemorrhoids. His special interests are all aspects of proctology including Pilonidal sinus disease (recurrent, complex and simple), management of pruritus ani, anal fissures, haemorrhoids and anal fistula as well as rectal bleed, colonoscopy +/- polypectomy In addition to his colorectal work he also has a extensive experience in the treatment of all types of abdominal and groin hernia both simple and complicated. He also attended The Shouldice Hernia Clinic near Toronto, Canada where he learnt about the famous Shouldice hernia repair.