Mr Alex von Roon MB CHB PHD FRCS

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, London

Mr Alex von Roon colorectal surgeonMr Alex von Roon is a consultant colorectal surgeon at University College London Hospital.

He is renowned for minimally invasive techniques for treating uncomfortable colorectal conditions including haemorrhoids, anal fissure and skin tags.

Mr von Roon is one of a small group of surgeons who have been pioneering Rafaelo radiofrequency haemorrhoid treatment.

Training & Experience

He underwent subspecialist training in colorectal surgery in Adelaide, Australia and St Mark’s Hospital before being appointed Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St Mary’s and Charing Cross Hospitals.

During this time, he started specialising in inflammatory bowel disease surgery, became the clinical lead for enhanced recovery after colorectal surgery and trained on the Senhance robotic surgery platform.

Specialist Areas:

  • Haemorrhoidal treatment – he is one of the first consultants to offer the pioneering Rafaelo procedure, a novel treatment for haemorrhoids which causes less pain than traditional haemorrhoidectomy, under local anaesthetic.
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Complex inflammatory bowel disease and ileoanal pouch surgery
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Intestinal leakage surgery
  • Laparoscopic and open hernia surgery, including complex ventral hernia and abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Complex fistula in ano and pilonidal sinus
  • Colonoscopy

GMC number


Get in Touch


020 3340 0304

Mon-Fri: 9am – 5.30pm, Sat: 9am – 2pm

Harley Street Clinic:

41 Harley Street,
London, W1G 8QH

City of London Clinic:

42 New Broad Street,
London, EC2M 1JD

Putney Clinic:

4 Disraeli Road, Putney, 
London, SW15 2DS