Mr Lee Simon Dvorkin

Personal profile

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Mr Dvorkin graduated from Leeds University Medical School and completed his basic surgical training in Wessex. In 2002, he undertook a period of research at The Royal London Hospital, a renowned centre for colorectal research. His research focused on pelvic floor disorders and has been presented to many learned societies both nationally and internationally, and has been published as original papers, abstracts, posters and e-media. Mr Dvorkin was awarded an MD by the University of London for this work. Mr Dvorkin continues with surgical research and continues to publish original works.

Mr Dvorkin undertook higher surgical training in North East London which he completed in 2010. He then undertook an 18 month supra-specialist fellowship at St Marks Hospital, an internationally renowned centre for bowel disorders. This included a 6 month laparoscopic colorectal fellowship. Mr Dvorkin’s clinical practice encompasses all aspects of general & colorectal surgery with a special interest in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, proctology and hernia surgery. He also has extensive experience in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

Mr Dvorkin has a keen interest in teaching and is an accredited Educational Supervisor, Undergraduate Lead for Surgery at North Middlesex Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at UCLH. Mr Dvorkin sits on the faculty of various courses both in primary and secondary care.

Professional Membership



  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • Medical Protection Society

  • General Medical Council

Clinical Interests



  • Bowel cancer surgery

  • Inflammatory bowel disease surgery

  • Colorectal surgery

  • Hernia repair

  • Pelvic floor disorders

  • Gallbladder surgery

  • Anal surgery

  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery

  • Colonoscopy

  • Gastroscopy and minor surgery

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