Neil MortensenProfessional title:
Professor of Colorectal Surgery

Date of primary qualification: 1973

Current institution:
University of Oxford Medical School and Oxford University Hospitals

Title of invited presentation:
Update on Crohn’s Disease - Surgery for Recurrent Crohn’s disease

Learning objectives:
Indications for surgery in recurrent Cohn’s disease, effect of biologics and immunomodulators on outcomes, surgical approaches and complications

Neil Mortensen trained in Birmingham, Bristol and St Mark’s Hospital and has clinical and research interests in a wide range of colorectal diseases. He has published over 300 original papers, 30 book chapters and has edited 8 books. He is Past Chair of the British Journal of Surgery Society, President of the Ileostomy Association, and has been Past President of the Association of Coloproctology GBI and the Coloproctology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is a member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He has given a number of named lectures including Arris and Gale, Goligher, Sir Alan Parks, Honeyman-Gillespie and Bryan Brooke (UK); Duran Smith, Harry Bacon, Charles Buie, Greenstein and Frykman-Goldberg (USA); Edward Wilson Memorial and CSSANZ Oration (Australia), Gimbernat prize (Spain); Fritz de Quervain (Swiss), Gerhard Buess Memorial Lecture (Norway)

Since his appointment in Oxford he campaigned for the recognition of colorectal surgery as a specialty and created the present department.

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