Colin Wilson is a Consultant Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon based at the Institute of Transplantation in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom. He also has an Academic position in the University of Newcastle with a research interest in "Warm perfusion for organ preservation".
The Institute of Transplantation is a novel multi-disciplinary concept combining both thoracic and abdominal transplantation in the same purpose designed building attached to the Freeman Hospital.
His initial interest in meta-analysis and systematic review was stimulated by research into the risks and benefits of ureteric stents in renal transplantation. In his clinical practice he is actively involved in kidney, pancreas and liver transplantation and has published in all of these areas.