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Qualifications: MBBS (1996), FRCS (2002), MSc (2008), FRCS Intercollegiate (2007)

GMC Number: 6049414

Clinical Areas of Interest: Service provision and quality of care

Regional Chapter: Wessex


Title: Prof First Name: Jim Surname: Khan Main clinical speciality: Colorectal, Laparoscopic, General & Robotic Surgery GMC number: 6049414 Qualifications: 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 Sub-speciality 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: Consultant direct email: 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.


Primary Address (Hospital)

Queen Alexandra Hospital
Southwick Hill Road
United Kingdom