Professor Jim Khan

Professor Jim Khan

MBBS, MSc, PhD, FCPS (Surg), FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Gen Burg), FASCRS

General Surgery

Offers video consultation
26 years of experience
14 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.78

Bedside Manner

4.78

Explanation

4.78

Top feedback

“I found professor Khan to be very reassuring and explained everything very well to me. He completely put my mine at rest. I'm so pleased I went ahead with the surgery, especially for my peace of mind. Thank you so much “
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Subspecialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6049414
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £400

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    2,137 reviews

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    73 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    Thu
    14:00 - 18:00
    Fri
    16:00 - 19:00
    Sat
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    About

    Professor Jim Khan is a specialist colorectal cancer surgeon with training in general and emergency surgery. He has over 25 years of experience and treats a wide range of disorders affecting the small intestine, colon, and rectum. His particular expertise is in treating bowel cancer and performing robotic and laparoscopic surgery. He practises at PGH, QAH Portsmouth, and Spire Portsmouth Hospitals.

    Prof. Khan graduated in 1996 before specialising in general surgery. He undertook basic surgical training in Scotland and gained a master's degree from Cardiff University. Following this, he joined the Wessex surgical rotation for specialist registrar training in colorectal surgery. He gained experience in complex pelvic and rectal cancer surgery while working with Professor Heald at Basingstoke. He was awarded a UK National Laparoscopic Fellowship at Colchester in 2007, during which he trained in advanced laparoscopic pelvic surgery. He then obtained a second travelling clinical fellowship, which enabled him to train at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester (US). He later travelled to Korea to train in advanced robotic surgery.

    Prof. Khan is an international key opinion leader in robotics and colorectal surgery. He is actively involved in medical education and teaches on a variety of courses. Additionally, he is co-director of VIMARS (Victory Institute of Minimal Access Robotic Surgery). He is a national and European trainer in robotic and laparoscopic surgery.

    He is also active in research and holds an honorary chair in surgery at the University of Portsmouth. He has published more than 120 papers on various aspects of colorectal surgery. He is also the principal investigator of various national and international trials and is the director of a number of courses and the TME fellowship programme.

    Prof. Khan is married to a gynaecologist and has two daughters who are studying to become an aeronautical engineer and a doctor. He is also a keen cricketer and plays regularly for a local club in Romsey. He also enjoys playing badminton, golf, and running.

    Procedures

    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Surgical Oncology
    • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
    • robotic surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Rectal Biopsy
    • Splenectomy
    • Appendicectomy
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Excision of Lymph Nodes
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Peritoneal Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Haemorrhoids
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Hernia
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Diverticulitis
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Lipoma
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    MBBS, MSc, PhD, FCPS (Surg), FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Gen Surg, FASCRS

    Prof Khan is member of

    • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland (ACPGBI) – member & Wessex chapter representative and chair of the robotic surgery committee
    • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (ALSGBI) – robotic steering group member and national council member & director of research
    • American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) – fellow and member of education committee
    • European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) – fellow and member of the core working group on training in robotic surgery
    • European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)- member and the UK representative on the education committee
    • Examiner for FRCS and Regional advisor South, The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow (RCPSG)
    • Regional representative for The British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO) and national council member& conference secretary
    • Core member Robotic Research Committee, The Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • General Medical Council (GMC)
    • Medical Defence Union (MDU)
    • British Medical Association (BMA)
    • Professor Khan has the largest experince in the UK in robotic surgery for colorectal and gernal surgical disorders. He has trinaed more than 50 surgeons in advanced laaproscopic and robotic surgery
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    Reviews

    4.78 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.78
    Bedside Manner
    4.78
    Explanation
    4.78
    Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    3/9
    Haemorrhoids
    2/9
    Bowel Cancer
    1/9
    Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    1/9
    Colon Cancer
    1/9
    Hernia
    1/9
    Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    1/9
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    (3/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (3/5)
    Explanation
    (3/5)
    It was ok, but its 7 days since I have seen him and no follow up letter received yet. Also he didn't have my scan results. Secretary said she had problems getting them . But I was only told 3 hrs before the appt. Not impressed with the slowness of letter from seeing him 7 days ago.
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    Jim Khan

    Very sorry to hear about your recent experience and sincere apology for the delays in relaying the information to you. We are constantly working to optimise our response times, however sometime there are delays in getting the information across especially when more than one hospitals/ trusts are involved.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I found professor Khan to be very reassuring and explained everything very well to me. He completely put my mine at rest. I'm so pleased I went ahead with the surgery, especially for my peace of mind. Thank you so much
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I found Professor Khan extremely kind, caring & professional. The information he gave me was very informative & did not require many questions from me for elaboration.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    What an amazing consultant, everything about his professionalism, bed side manner and personality was perfect.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Fantastic consultant really listens
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Fast efficient service. Thank you.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I would like to say that Professor Khan is a real Gentleman , I was extremely pleased with the care i received from him, he has a lovely bedside manner and explains everything in detail. Excellent care for removal of my gallbladder, if i ever needed to have another operation i would not hesitate to ask Professor Khan to do.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Very good and very professional Explained the procedure well and good post surgery review
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    excellent compassionate and caring approach
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