Mr Joseph Nunoo-Mensah was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon at King’s College NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, London in 2008.
Mr. Nunoo-Mensah graduated from Queen’s Medical School, University of Nottingham, UK in 1993 where he was awarded a Bachelor of Medical Science (B.Med Sci.) in 1991 and a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (BM BS) degree in 1993. He completed his Higher Surgical Training in the North-West of England (Manchester). In 1997, Mr Nunoo-Mensah was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS).
Following his surgical training in the United Kingdom, Mr. Nunoo-Mensah obtained advanced sub-specialized training in colorectal, laparoscopic and pelvic floor surgery at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA and the Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
In 2007, Mr Nunoo-Mensah successfully completed the examination conducted by the Intercollegiate Board of General Surgery and was awarded the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Gen Surg) certificate. He obtained his Certification of Completion of Training in General Surgery (CCT) in 2008.
In order to explore and understand the increasingly complexity of the law relating to the practice of healthcare, Mr. Nunoo-Mensah obtained a Masters Degree - Legal Aspects of Medical Practice (LLM) from Cardiff Law School, University of Cardiff in 2003.
Mr. Nunoo-Mensah has performed substantial research in colorectal diseases and has published widely in surgical journals. Mr. Nunoo-Mensah has also performed a number of podium and poster presentations at prestigious international colorectal society meetings such as the American College of Surgeons Meetings (ACS), Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Meetings.
Mr Nunoo-Mensah is passionate about surgical education and previously held academic & teaching positions as an Anatomy Demonstrator & Supervisor at the University of Cambridge & St John’s College, Cambridge respectively and a Lecturer in Anatomy at St Catherine’s College, Oxford.
He was a clinical instructor at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA where he taught residents and colorectal fellows in day surgical and major abdominal surgical procedures. Mr Nunoo-Mensah was a trainer on the National Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Training Programme which had the objective of enhancing the number of consultant surgeons within the United Kingdom who will be able to safely provide laparoscopic colorectal surgery within their own NHS trusts. The programme was supported by the Department of Health.
Mr Nunoo-Mensah actively contributes to postgraduate surgical education at Kings’ College Hospital and is the course director for the ‘Intercollegiate Basic Surgical Skills Course' at King's College Hospital and pioneered the ‘Open Gastrointestinal Stapling Workshop’ courses also at King's College Hospital. He has also for the past 3 years co-directed the ‘Dilemmas & Debate in Colorectal Surgery Conference’ in London.
In addition to running busy NHS and private practices, Mr Nunoo-Mensah performs clinical research and supervises basic and higher general surgical trainees.
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