Mr Irshad Shaikh

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

MS, MD, FRCS (General Surgery), EBSQ (coloproctology)

Specialises in

  • Colorectal
  • Colonoscopy
  • Bowel surgery
  • Hernia
  • Anal fissure

I am a General Surgeon specialising in colorectal surgery and I trained in Scotland, Southeast Thames rotation for higher surgical training and RSO fellowship at St Mark's Hospital for a year. Following this, I completed Ethicon sponsored laparoscopic fellowship at St Mark's Hospital and training in locally advanced rectal cancers including pelvic exenteration.

I was appointed at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in October 2014 as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon and I also hold an Honorary Consultant Surgeon appointment at St Mark's Hospital, Harrow. I lead advanced rectal cancer surgery and jointly lead anal cancer surgery.

General Medical Council Number: C6067782

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Irshad Shaikh at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

General surgery, coloproctology, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, minimal access, haemorrhoid surgery including HALO treatment, banding/injection of haemorrhoids, anal and colorectal cancer, rectal prolapse surgery and treatment of locally advanced cancer.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

General surgery
Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

All colonic surgery with laparoscopic approach (keyhole), Robotic colorectal surgery and Trans anal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancers. Treatment of advanced rectal surgery including total pelvic exenteration. Recently developing high resolution anoscopy to diagnose early anal cancers.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Colorectal Disease

European Society of Coloproctology

Research and publications

Enhanced recovery
Clinical outcome research
Pelvic cancer surgery

Current NHS posts

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

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.

Contact information

Telephone 01603 255 574
Private secretary Mrs Donna Lorne
Private secretary telephone 07771984156
Private secretary email