Consultant Profile

Mr Irshad Shaikh

Mr Irshad Shaikh MS, MD, FRCS (General Surgery), EBSQ (coloproctology)
Practicing at:
Spire Norwich Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Coloproctology
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
Special clinical interests:

Haemorrhoid surgery
HALO treatment for haemorrhoids
Rectal prolapse surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease
Colorectal cancer surgery
Laparoscopic hernia repair
Open hernia repair
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Research interests:

Enhanced recovery
Clinical outcome research
Pelvic cancer surgery 

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Colorectal Disease
European Society of Coloproctology 

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01603 255 574
Private secretary:
Mrs Donna Lorne
Private secretary telephone number:
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Shaikh is a General Surgeon specialising in colorectal surgery. He trained in Scotland, Southeast Thames rotation for higher surgical training and RSO fellowship at St Mark's Hospital for a year. He then completed Ethicon sponsored laparoscopic fellowship at St Mark's Hospital and training in locally advanced rectal cancers including pelvic exenteration. He was appointed at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in October 2014 as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon. He also holds an Honorary Consultant Surgeon appointment at St Mark's Hospital, Harrow.

Mr Shaikh's main practice is anal fistula surgery, haemorrhoid surgery including HALO treatment, anal and colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, rectal prolapse surgery, hernia repair and treatment of locally advanced cancer.

Personal profile:

Mr Shaikh is a keen chess and cricket player. Most of his free time is spent looking after his children and their education as he has two children of school age. He quite enjoys armature cooking and finds cycling and running relaxing after a busy period at work.

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