Katalin Kalmar Dr. (ID*)

General Surgery
Hungarian (mother tongue), English (fluent), Farsi (Basic), German (basic)


Core competencies

Diagnostic procedures:

  • Anoscopy
  • Rectoscopy or rigid sigmoidoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Ano-rectal manometry and endoanal ultrasound Scan of the anal sphincters for incontinence
  • Dynamic MRI proctography (defecography) for obstructed defecation, bowel transit for constipation

Therapeutic Procedures:

  • Endoscopic therapeutic procedures such as polypectomy
  • Endoscopic therapeutic procedures of haemorrhoids, colon and rectal polypectomy
  • Treatment of haemorrhoids - traditional conservative as well as operative methods and minimally invasive procedures including haemorrhoidopexy and laser haemorrhoid procedure (LHP)
  • Treatment of anal fissures - conservative as well as minimally invasive surgical methods (muscle relaxing injection, laser anal fissure treatment)
  • Treatment of anal abscesses and anal fistulas - drainage procedure, fistulotomy, fistulectomy, advancement flap, fistula plug, fistula glue, video assisted anal fistula treatment (VAAFT), fistula laser closure (FiLaC)
  • Pilonidal sinus surgeries - endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment (EPSIT), sinus laser closure (SiLaC)
  • Anal incontinence treatment including anal sphincter repair (sphincteroplasty), anal sphincter augmentation
  • Pelvic floor repair with perineal rectocele repair


Dr. Kalmar graduated from the University Medical School of Pecs, Hungary in 1997. She undertook basic surgical training in Hungary at the Department of Surgery, University of Pecs and in Scotland, United Kingdom Lanarkshire NHS trust hospitals. She undertook visceral surgical training in Hungary at the Department of Surgery University of Pecs and a Coloproctology fellowship (honorary fellowship 2010, RSO 2012) at St Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute, London, United Kingdom.
She is competent in an extensive range of general surgical procedures from gastric cancer surgery to anti reflux operations, from laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery to haemorrhoids, from thyroid surgery to appendicectomy, from laparoscopic hernia repair to ventral patch for umbilical hernia etc., but has decided to focus mainly on the diseases of the anorectum and pelvic floor and performs mainly colo-proctological procedures.


MD, PhD, Hungarian Board of General Surgery, Hungarian Board of Surgical Gastroenterology, EBSQ Coloproctology - European Board of Coloproctology


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