Caris Grimes

King's College London

Caris Grimes, BSc, MBBS, MRCS, is a registrar in General and Colorectal Surgery and a Global Surgery Affiliate at Kings Centre for Global Health. Born and brought up in West Africa, she has maintained a longstanding interest in health and disease in low income countries. She is a founding member of both the International Collaboration for Essential Surgery ( and Links in Africa for Surgical Training (www.last-surgery. She has a research interest both in burden of surgical disease in low income countries, and in the cost-effectiveness of providing essential surgical care.

Articles & Reports

Cost-Effectiveness in Global Surgery: Pearls, Pitfalls, and a Checklist
Lead Author: Mark Shrime
, World Journal of Surgery