Mr Ibnauf Suliman


Consultant In Colorectal And General Surgery

Mr Suliman completed his higher surgical training at the North East Thames rotation through University College, the Royal Free and the Royal London Hospitals. He then completed three fellowships in Sydney, the Royal Marsden and the Royal London Hospitals before taking his consultant post at the Royal Free London, Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust.

He is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon with a specialist interest in minimally invasive surgery. His practice includes colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and proctology as well as elective and emergency general surgery.

His research at University College London and the Babraham Institute in Cambridge focused on novel ways in bowel cancer screening and was published which presented his findings.

Clinically, he chairs the colorectal cancer MDT and has a special interest in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery. His colorectal fellowships in laparoscopic, robotic, pelvic floor and exenterative surgery have served to bring this experience to his clinical practice.

Locally, he is the governance and audit lead and takes pleasure in fulfilling management duties. He is an examiner at UCL Medical School and enjoys teaching junior surgeons.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital, Hadley Wood Hospital

Year qualified


Country of qualification


Languages spoken

English, Arabic and qualified at BSL-1 Sign Language


  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery


  • British Medical Association
  • The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • The Pelvic Floor Society
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons

Registration and licensing


Procedures offered

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Anterior Resections of Rectum
  • Right Hemicolectomy
  • Left Hemicolectomy
  • Subtotal Colectomy
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Laying open of Fistula
  • Pilonidal Sinus Surgery
  • Ileoanal Pouch formation
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Femoral Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • Epigastric Hernia Repair

Special interests

  • Bowel cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Diverticular disease
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Anal pain
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anal fissure
  • Anal fistula
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Perianal abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel obstruction

Mr Ibnauf Suliman, Consultant In Colorectal And General Surgery is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London