Colorectal Surgery

Mr Jim Khan

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

Consultant Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust. Mr Jim Khan is a specialist colorectal, laparoscopic and general surgeon who regularly consults at Healthspace South. Offering treatments for a variety of conditions including:

  • Modern management of piles (haemorrhoids) with Doppler guided
    ligation surgery (THD)—a virtually pain free innovative procedure
  • Anal fissure and fistulae
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Key hole surgery for Colorectal cancer
  • Screening for bowel cancer
  • Colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy
  • Diverticular disease and Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Prolapse (rectal and vaginal) surgery
  • Crohns Disease and Colitis including pouch surgery
  • Gall stones/ gall bladder surgery
  • Hernia Repair – keyhole surgery for groin, abdominal and incisional
    Hernia
  • Single incision surgery for majority of bowel operations (SILS)
  • 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).

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)

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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.

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For further information or to discuss colorectal treatments at Best Practice, Waterlooville please contact us on 023 9226 7000 or email enquiries@bestpracticesouth.co.uk

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