Dr. Nawar Alkhamesi
Dr. Nawar Alkhamesi, MB. ChB., PhD, FRCS (Gen. Surg.), FRCS, FRCSEd, FRCSC
Associate Professor – Department of Surgery
Associate Professor – Department of Oncology
London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital
339 Windermere Road
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
Office Phone: 519.663.3985
Office Fax: 519.663.3052
Assistant: Brenda Campbell
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Nawar Alkhamesi completed his basic surgical training at Imperial College London, UK. Subsequent to that he became research fellow at the Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London where he developed and pioneered the technique for peritoneal aerosolization in minimally invasive surgery which led to the award of his PhD from the University of London, UK for his work on the use of intraperitoneal aerosolization of therapeutics in minimally invasive surgery. Following that Dr. Alkhamesi completed his higher general surgical and colorectal training at Imperial College London followed by a colorectal fellowship at St. Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute, London, UK and minimal invasive and robotic fellowship at Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics (CSTAR), London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, Canada .
Before joining the Department of Surgery at Western, Dr. Alkhamesi was a minimally invasive Colorectal and General Surgeon at Imperial College London, UK where he worked at The Royal Marsden, Chelsea & Westminster, Charing Cross and St. Mary’s Hospitals
Dr. Alkhamesi has received numerous awards for his research, leading to several educational grants, almost 40 professional meeting presentations, and over 40 abstracts and journal articles published in peer-reviewed literature. He also contributed to several audit projects during his time in the UK.
Specializing in minimally invasive colorectal and general surgery, Dr. Alkhamesi research interests include surgical innovation and education, advance minimal invasive and video assisted surgery, Colorectal oncology, and the improvement of operative environment.