Mr Mirnezami is a consultant colorectal surgeon specialising in the management of cancers of the colon, rectum and anus and in the management of midgut neuroendocrine tumours (NETs).

He is the lead for the colorectal cancer tumour board at the Royal Free Hospital, and serves on the United Kingdom and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society advisory board.

Mr Mirnezami is firmly committed to evidence-based practice and high-quality research and undertook a PhD at Imperial College London focused on cancer metabolism.

He maintains an active research portfolio with a focus on gastrointestinal cancers and serves on the editorial board of two leading cancer journals.



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Mr Mirnezami’s has published 56 original articles in peer-reviewed journals and has authored chapters in seven surgical textbooks. Some recent publications are:

• Surgery 3.0, artificial intelligence and the next-generation surgeon. Mirnezami R, Ahmed A.Br J Surg. 2018 Apr;105(5):463-465.

• Multivisceral Resection of Advanced Pelvic Tumors: From Planning to Implementation. Mirnezami R, Mirnezami A.Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2020 Sep;33(5):268-278.

• Colorectal peritoneal metastases: A Systematic review of current and emerging trends in clinical and translational research. Koumpa FS, Xylas D, Konopka M, Galea D, Veselkov K, Antoniou A, Mehta A, Mirnezami R.Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2019.

• A Systematic Review of Surgical Management Strategies in the Treatment of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis of Neuroendocrine Origin. Fallows M, Samant A, Wilson H, Mirnezami R.Curr Oncol. 2023 Jul 1;30(7):6316-6329.

• Application of robotic technologies in lower gastrointestinal tract endoscopy: A systematic review. Sekhon Inderjit Singh HK, Armstrong ER, Shah S, Mirnezami R.World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 Dec 16;13(12):673-697.

• Network Mapping of Molecular Biomarkers Influencing Radiation Response in Rectal Cancer. Poynter L, Galea D, Veselkov K, Mirnezami A, Kinross J, Nicholson J, Takáts Z, Darzi A, Mirnezami R.Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2019 Jun;18(2):e210-e222.

• Impact of primary tumour location on colorectal liver metastases: A systematic review. Bingham G, Shetye A, Suresh R, Mirnezami R.World J Clin Oncol. 2020 May 24;11(5):294-307.

• Phytochemically rich dietary components and the risk of colorectal cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Borgas P, Gonzalez G, Veselkov K, Mirnezami R.World J Clin Oncol. 2021 Jun 24;12(6):482-499.

Mr Mirnezami’s research interests include:

• Colorectal cancer metabolism
• Neuroendocrine tumours
• Cancer radio responsiveness
• The application of AI in cancer treatment pathways
• Robotic surgery