Miss Harriet A Owen
Secretary: Sumbal Tahir
Secretary telephone: 020 8725 1302
Miss Owen has been a Consultant Surgeon at St. George’s Hospital since April 2016. She performs Bowel Cancer Surgery, including Laparoscopic. Her specialist interests are Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Pouch surgery, Adolescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Intestinal Failure. Her Proctology practice particularly includes Complex Anal Fistula, she is a founding member of the London Fistula Network and is a Specialist Advisor to NICE (National Institute for Health Care Excellence) for Anal Fistula. She also covers the Emergency General Surgery admissions on call one in ten and is the General Surgery Lead for the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit.
Miss Owen went to Medical School at University College London Hospital graduating with a Merit Award in Surgery, spent her junior doctor years at Northwick Park and St. Mark’s Hospital, staying on as the Anal Fistula Research Fellow. She got Distinction for her Masters from Imperial College London and the Norman Tanner Medal from the Royal Society of Medicine for her MD thesis research. Her registrar training was in South West London region including St. George’s, also Frimley Park and St. Peter’s Hospitals. Following a further period in research at St Thomas’, also in anal fistula she completed her training and went on to do further fellowships back at St. Mark’s and University College London Hospitals.
Miss Owen is faculty for the Royal College of Surgeons of England courses; Basic and Laparoscopic Surgical Skills and Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient plus the Medical Student Surgical Skills courses. She is keen to teach as part of the daily work in in clinic, theatre and on the wards. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (2014), member of the Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Royal Society of Medicine.