Mrs Katharine Bevan


Bedford Hospital

Job Title

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon



Other Roles

Undergraduate surgical tutor, Clinical supervisor, Educational supervisor, Trust lead for enhanced recovery, Consultant lead (Surgical Registrar Journal Club), Consultant surgical representative (Trauma Committee).

Areas of Special Interest

Rectal cancer, Colonic cancer, Laparoscopic surgery

Education and Training

Miss Katharine Bevan qualified from The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine (University of London) in 1998 having also completed a BSc in Clinical Immunology. She completed her basic surgical training in Bournemouth, Poole and Southampton hospitals. Her higher surgical training took place at Portsmouth, Southampton, Salisbury and Bournemouth Hospitals. Her final year of training was completed in Basingstoke Hospital, a tertiary referral centre for both low rectal cancer (TME) and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. During this time she attained her CCST.


Miss Bevan was appointed as the Covidien laparoscopic colorectal fellow at Basingstoke in 2009. During this year as well as personally gaining experience in all aspects of laparoscopic colorectal surgery she also assisted in training other colorectal surgeons these specialist laparoscopic techniques. Miss Bevan was appointed to Bedford Hospital, as a Consultant in laparoscopic colorectal and general surgery in 2011.