At its 2015 annual meeting, the Caribbean Society of Endoscopic Surgeons (CaSES) honored Dr. Parul Shukla for his contributions to the practice of colorectal surgery, including advanced minimally invasive approaches. This is the latest award for Dr. Shukla, whose career has spanned four continents and currently includes roles as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Colorectal Diseases, and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow.
Among other accomplishments, Dr. Shukla helped develop and refine CELS, short for combined endoscopic-laparoscopic surgery, a procedure designed to remove colon polyps that are large or hard to reach. Dr. Shukla's ongoing research includes the study of the efficacy of colorectal tumor boards and the study of adenoma development in the colon. Learn more about Dr. Shukla.