Mr Jim Khan

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

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

Specialises in

  • General surgery
  • Colorectal and laparoscopic surgery
  • Hernia repairs
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anal fissure surgery

I am a Specialist Colorectal Surgeon with a comprehensive training in general, colorectal and laparoscopic surgery. I am currently appointed as a consultant colorectal and laparoscopic surgeon at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, where I treat a wide range of disorders affecting the small intestine, colon and rectum.

At Portsmouth I am actively involved in medical education and clinical training. I am working in collaboration with Portsmouth University on a few research projects and supervise higher degree courses.

I train on a variety of courses both nationally and internationally including basic surgical skills, laparoscopic skills, ATLS, TEMS, laparoscopic colorectal surgery and coloproctology courses. I have 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 keyhole bowel cancer surgery.

I graduated in 1996 and specialised in general surgery. I became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow in 2002. I completed my specialist registrar training in colorectal surgery in Wessex. I learned complex pelvic and rectal cancer surgery while working with Professor Heald at Basingstoke. My specialist colorectal training included the UK National Laparoscopic Fellowship at Colchester in 2007, where I received training from Professor Roger Motson in advanced laparoscopic pelvic surgery. Later on I was awarded a travelling clinical fellowship at Mayo Clinic Rochester (US).


General Medical Council Number: C6049414

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Jim Khan at Spire include:

General surgery

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Clinical interests

Colorectal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

Special clinical interests: Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for colon and rectal cancer; Minimally invasive endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) for rectal tumours; Modern management of piles (haemorrhoids) with Doppler guided ligation surgery (THD); Rectal bleeding; Haemorrhoid (piles) surgery; Rectal prolapse; Fistulae; Pilonidal sinus disease; Keyhole surgery for recto-vaginal prolapse (bowel prolapse); Laparoscopic management of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns and Colitis); Pouch Surgery and management of diverticular disease; Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy (endoscopy), cancer surveillance; Gall bladder surgery; Laparoscopic hernia surgery for groin, abdominal wall and incisional hernia; Single incision surgery for majority of bowel operations (SILS).

Current NHS posts

Consultant Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am a keen cricketer and play regularly for a local club in New Forest. I also enjoy playing badminton, golf and running. My wife is a doctor and we have two young children.

Contact information

Telephone 02392 456 172
Private secretary Nicola Bardsley
Private secretary telephone 07707 830 394
Private secretary email