Mark is a co-founder and Director of Lapco. He is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon with over 20 years experience in surgical training.
Mark has been a Colorectal Consultant and Consultant Surgeon in Plymouth, UK since 2001, specialising in Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer.
Mark was the lead clinician for the NHS England National Training Programme in laparoscopic colorectal surgery from 2008-2014. He delivers lectures and training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery, both nationally and internationally.
He is the current chairman of JAG, the UK national Joint Advisory Group for GI endoscopy.
In 2010, Mark launched the charity ‘Bowel Cancer West’ to support research, awareness and training of bowel cancer.
- Chair of JAG (Joint Advisory Group for GI Endoscopy)
- National Advisor to the NHS England Enhanced Recovery and low rectal cancer (LoReC)a National Training Programmes.
- Editorial Advisory Board for Colorectal Diseases Journal
- Chairman of External Affairs for the Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland