Valerio Celentano is a consultant colorectal surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital (London), where he is the colorectal lead for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Ileoanal Pouch surgery service (award winning service – British Society of Gastroenterology 2022) and a core member of the endometriosis and colorectal cancer multidisciplinary team.
Prior to becoming a consultant surgeon Valerio undertook colorectal surgery fellowships in nationally recognized LAPCO training Units in the UK, gaining vast experience in minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of colorectal cancer and IBD (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis). At the age of 31 he became one of the youngest surgeons to pass the Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship examinations. He also trained in the United States and France.
Valerio is actively involved in medical education and surgical training. He has published more than 110 articles and book chapters on surgical treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Surgical Training, Quality of life following colorectal surgery and nerve sparing techniques to preserve sexual and urinary function, minimally invasive surgery.