IBD Surgical Outcome Registry

Mr Jim Khan

Title: Mr
First Name: Jim
Surname: Khan

Main clinical speciality: Colorectal, Laparoscopic, General & Robotic Surgery

GMC number: 6049414

MB BS, MSc, FCPS (Surg), FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Gen Surg)

Year of first qualification: 1996

Telephone number for appointments: 07932576744

Current Job:
Consultant Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Coloproctology and Colonoscopy

Special clinical interest:

Laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for colon and rectal cancer

Minimally invasive endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) for rectal tumours – using state of the art equipment enabling the surgeon to perform removal of the rectal tumour without making a cut on the abdomen and without the need for a stoma (colostomy)

Modern management of piles (haemorrhoids) with Doppler guided ligation surgery (THD)—a virtually pain free innovative procedure

Rectal bleeding, haemorrhoid (piles) surgery, rectal prolapse, fistulae and pilonidal sinus disease

Key hole surgery for recto-vaginal prolapse (bowel prolapse)

Laparoscopic management of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns and Colitis), Pouch Surgery and management of diverticular disease

Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy (endoscopy), cancer surveillance

Gall bladder surgery

Laparoscopic hernia surgery for groin, abdominal wall and incisional hernia

Single incision surgery for majority of bowel operations (SILS)

Research interests:

Natural orifice (scar-less) laparoscopic surgery
Quality of life and functional outcomes after low anterior resection
Training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
Modern management of haemorrhoids

Current membership of professional bodies:

RCPSG (The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow)
ALS GBI (Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland)
ACP GBI (Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland)
EAES (European Association of Endoscopic Surgery)
GMC (General Medical Council)
MDU (Medical Defence Union)

Private Secretary:
Julie Bowles
Tel: 02392456034
Email: [email protected]
Consultant direct email: [email protected]

Professional profile:
Jim Khan is a specialist colorectal surgeon with a comprehensive training in general, colorectal and laparoscopic surgery. He is currently appointed as a consultant colorectal & laparoscopic surgeon at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, where he treats a wide range of disorders affecting the small intestine, colon and rectum. Jim graduated in 1996 and specialised in general surgery and became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow in 2002. He completed his specialist registrar training in colorectal surgery in Wessex. He learned complex pelvic and rectal cancer surgery while working with Professor Heald at Basingstoke. His specialist colorectal training included the UK National Laparoscopic Fellowship at Colchester in 2007, where he received training from Prof Roger Motson in advanced laparoscopic pelvic surgery. Later on he was awarded a travelling clinical fellowship at Mayo Clinic Rochester (US).

At Portsmouth he is actively involved in medical education and clinical training. He is working in collaboration with Portsmouth University on a few research projects and supervising higher degree courses. He trains on a variety of courses both nationally and internationally including basic surgical skills, laparoscopic skills, ATLS, TEMS, Laparoscopic colorectal surgery and coloproctology courses. He has been a national trainer for consultants’ training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery (LapCo)—a programme run by the Department of Health for promotion of training in key-hole bowel cancer surgery.

Personal Profile:
Jim is a very keen cricketer and plays regularly for a local club in New forest. He also enjoys playing badminton, golf and running. His wife is a doctor and they have two young children.

A photo representing Mr Jim Khan
GMC ref.
Present appointment
Consultant Surgeon since 2009
Hospital address

Queen Alexandra HospitalSouthwick Hill RoadCoshamPortsmouthHampshirePO6 3LY

Specialism(s) :
  • Service provision and quality of care
  • Study days and workshops