Consultant Profile

Mr Arif  Khan

Mr Arif  Khan MBBS, FRCSEd, FRCS(Gen)
Practicing at:
Spire Regency Hospital, Cheshire
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctology
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
  • Oncology
    • Bowel Cancer
Special clinical interests:

Colorectal Surgery :

Hernia Surgery :

Haemorrhoids (Piles) :

Anal Fissures & Fistula surgery :

  • Sphincterotomy, Botox injection
  • Surgical treatment of anal fistula
  • Pilondial Sinus Surgery

Inflammatory bowel disease :

  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ileo-Anal Pouch Surgery

Endoscopic Procedures :

Other General Surgery Operations :

Research interests:

Mr Khan is keen on surgical training and is Clinical and Educational Supervisor for surgical registrars.  Mr Khan is also in the faculty of trainers at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Mid Cheshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland
  • National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (LAPCO)



Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01625 505412/505406
Private secretary:
Private secretary email address:
alternate Tuesday evenings from 6pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Arif Khan is a Consultant General Surgeon and National Trainer for laparoscopic colorectal surgery and minimally invasive haemorrhoidal surgery.  Mr Khan was the Colorectal Lead at the Mid Cheshire hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr Khan is a highly experienced consultant surgeon specialising in laparoscopic (keyhole) general and colorectal surgery. Mr Khan runs a comprehensive service for diagnosis, investigations, medical and surgical management of colorectal conditions. These include colon cancer, haemorrhoids, fistulas and anal fissures. Mr Khan also specilaises in laparoscopic surgery of abdominal and inguinal hernias and galbladder surgery.

Mr Khan undertook surgical training in the London Deanery in the University Hospital London and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1991. Mr Khan completed his specialist training in colorectal surgery in Manchester whilst working at the Manchester Royal Infirmary and gained the Intercollegiate Fellowship in General Surgery.

Mr Khan has a special interest in the Enhance Recovery Programme in Surgery (ERAS); he was awarded an Outstanding Innovation Award in service improvement by the Trust. Mr Khan chairs ERAS teaching sessions for the Registrars and nursing staff.  ERAS has improved patient experience and has helped to minimise hospital stay after major colorectal surgery.

Mr Khan is amongst the first few surgeons in the UK to introduce minimally invasive treatment of haemorrhoids and he is now the National Trainer of THD procedure.


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Mr Arif  Khan

Mr Arif  Khan Gastroenterology, General surgery & Oncology Consultant, Macclesfield, Cheshire, private hospital specialist.

For more information, please ring 01625 505412/505406

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