Mr Hart is a leading general, colorectal, and emergency consultant surgeon, specialising in keyhole and open surgical procedures, complex abdominal wall reconstructions, hernia surgery, colorectal cancer, diverticular disease, adhesions, and inflammatory bowel disease.

He is also an expert in the management of benign perianal diseases such as fissures, haemorrhoids, prolapse and fistulas. Mr Hart currently sees patients at the Royal Free Hospital private patients' unit and the Cleveland Clinic London.

Mr Hart qualified from the University of Leicester and trained in London and the East Midlands. He received his MD from University College London and was awarded the prestigious Pan-London Colorectal Fellowship in the following year.

He later joined the Royal Free Hospital, where he is the service lead for general and emergency surgery.

Mr Hart is a lecturer at University College London and the Royal Free Hospital and teaches for the Royal College of Surgeons.



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• The effect of exercise on coagulation and fibrinolysis factors in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Patelis N, Karaolanis G, Kouvelos G, Hart C, Matheiken S. Experimental Biology and Medicine; accepted and awaiting publication 2016
• Critical limb ischaemia in adult human skeletal muscle increases satellite cell proliferation but not differentiation. Hart CA, Tsui J, Khan K, Ho TK, Shiwen X, Ponticos M, Abraham DJ, Baker DM. Surgical Science, May 2015; 6(5) 198-207
• Laparoscopic incisional and ventral hernia repair in a district general hospital. Mann CD, Luther A, Hart C, Finch JG. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Jan 2015; 97(1):22-6
• The European Working Regulations: Time for a change? Luther A, Hart C, Mann C, Kang P. Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Mar 2014; 96(3):86-88.
• Stem cells of the lower limb and their potential in the management of critical limb ischaemia. Hart C.A., Khanna A, Tsui J, Abraham D.J, Baker D.M. Experimental Biology and Medicine Aug 2013; 238(10)
• The emerging harm of antioxidants in carcinogenesis: Hart C, Cohen CR, Norwood MG, Stebbing J. Future Oncology; May 2012:8(5); 535-548
• Mechanisms of reducing postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting: a systematic review of current techniques: Rawlinson A, Kitchingham N, Hart C, McMahon G, Ong L, Khanna A. Evidence Based Medicine March 2012.
• Antioxidants and cancer: Stebbing J, Hart CA. Lancet Oncology; October 2011:12(11)996
• T-Tube duodenocholangiostomy for the management of duodenal fistulae: Paluszkiewicz P, Dudek W, Daulatzai N, Stanislawek A, Hart C; World Journal of Surgery 2010; 34:791-796
• Pancreas sparing duodenectomy as an emergency procedure; Paluszkiewicz P, Dudek W, Lowery K, Hart CA; World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2009, 4:19

Research interests include hernias, stem cells in ischaemia, the role of antioxidants in cancer and teaching and training.