Emma V Carrington is a Clinical Senior lecturer and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Imperial College, London with a special interest in anorectal function and pelvic floor surgery.
She graduated from Imperial College with a 1st Class degree and was supported by a Royal College of Surgeons fellowship during her PhD in neurogastroenterology at Queen Mary University of London. She completed her training in Colorectal Surgery in London and undertook post CCT fellowships at St Vincent’s University Hospital, in Dublin Ireland and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers, in Poitiers France before settling back at her alma mater in 2021.
Her academic interests focus on physiological phenotyping of functional gastrointestinal disorders and development of novel investigations of lower gastrointestinal function, particularly high-resolution anorectal manometry. She led the steering committee of the International Anorectal Physiology Working Group during the development of the London Classification and is now a member of several other international guideline groups for management of incontinence.
She has a clinical interest in benign proctology, pelvic floor surgery and neuromodulation in addition to minimally invasive colorectal surgery, inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal failure. Emma is a passionate teacher and has designed and delivered training courses both in the United Kingdom and internationally mentoring medical students, academics, and junior doctors. She is an advocate of diversity and strives to inspire surgeons of the future through educational activities which empower deep learning and personal growth. Most importantly, she firmly believes in a patient-centered and compassionate approach to healthcare.
19 August 2021
21 August 2021