To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Women in Surgery Network, The Dukes’ Club invited nominations for innovative, inspiring and influential female colorectal surgeons.
Below are nominations received from our members.
A leader in colorectal surgery who has broken many glass ceilings, and is a role model to many women and men in the specialty.
Mentor to many women in surgery. Strong research portfolio.
Helped to deliver a great first year for the Early Years Consultant Network.
Recently retired after a 30 year career. Cared nothing for fame or reputation but absolutely everything for the care of her patients.
Enthusiastic trainer and mentor. Honorary Secretary Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.
Consultant colorectal surgeon with a special interest in gender diversity in surgery. A great teacher and mentor.
A hard-working star, setting the example for female surgeons.
An outstanding surgical leader, dedicated to embracing new technology and to lifting others as they climb.
An inspiring and influential colorectal surgeon. President of ASiT.
Talented surgeon with many leadership skills. Keen on training and involving trainees in clinical research.
An outstanding role model and advocate for women surgeons, especially during the COVID pandemic.
Hugely respected and influential. General Secretary of ESCP.
Measured and illuminating with drive and enthusiasm. Makes you believe that you too can achieve great things, with hard work, integrity and honesty.
Leader in minimally invasive surgery for inflammatory bowel disease for over 20 years. Has advanced surgical education knowledge globally.
Brilliant peer mentor. Calm, balanced and extremely thoughtful. Phenomenal work for training through ASiT.
Passionate about patient care and a strong advocate for her patients and trainees.
A referent in her field of oncologic surgery. Worked on the transition of GI cancer surgical treatment from open to MIS at her institute.
The ‘Queen of Pelvic Floor’. Developed the Pelvic Floor Service at Wythenshawe Hospital over 15 years to make it a world leading service.
An inspirational bespoke colorectal and trauma consultant surgeon. Delivers excellent teaching.
Worked hard to deliver a great first year for the Early Years Consultant Network.
A colleague, mentor and role model, and also an excellent clinician.
A phenomenal mentor generous with her time to trainees and juniors.
Instrumental in leading research and improving outcomes for IBD patients regionally and nationally.
A champion clinician and researcher. Set up the peritoneal malignancy and research fellowship programmes at her hospital.
Impressive role model for women aspiring to leadership roles in surgery. Advocate of collaboration in clinical research.
Strong, assertive and extremely talented female surgeon
Phenomenal achievements throughout every step of her career.
Highly technical general surgeon with exemplary compassion and clinical acumen.
Strong, determined surgeon who has patients at the centre of her practice and excels in teaching, mentoring and leading.
Excellent surgeon. Great academic. Fantastic teacher and guide. Fabulous as leader and a role model.
Excellent surgeon, endoscopist and an excellent trainer. Everything is in her stride.
A true trailblazer. Pioneered surgical treatment for peritoneal tumours in the UK and beyond.
Inspirational and supremely focussed on patient care. Dedicated to training the next generations of surgeons and furthering her speciality.
Highly conscientious surgeon with impressive research CV. Altruistically gives students and trainees opportunities to flourish and excel.
A master surgeon and valued mentor who has held almost every leadership position in US colorectal surgery.