Dr Irfan Khan
"I enjoy working at the Spire Alexandra Hospital as the environment is very friendly and they have a very patient-centred approach."
I graduated from the prestigious DOW Medical College in Pakistan with a distinction and then moved to Ireland for higher training. After gaining valuable experience in various hospitals, I polished off my skills at the famous University Hospital, Galway. I then moved to the UK to get trained in the management of complex GI diseases and specialised in endoscopic procedures.
I worked at the world-renowned St Mark's and St George's Hospitals in London before moving to Ziauddin University Hospital in Pakistan as Assistant Professor and Consultant Gastroenterologist. I moved back to the UK after two years and have been providing an excellent Gastrointestinal service at Medway Hospital since 2007. I am currently the lead for the department of Gastroenterology at Medway Hospital.
During my training I attained excellent experience in management of liver and pancreatic diseases, inflammatory and functional bowel diseases. I have experience in the management of most GI diseases and have extensive experience in performing diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies. I am an accredited bowel scope screener.
I have performed more than 10,000 diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopies including complex hepatobiliary procedures (ERCPs).
I am the clinical lead for the department of Gastroenterology at Medway Maritime Hospital.
I am a member of Specialist Training Committee for Gastroenterology at Kent, Sussex and Surrey deanery.
I am educational and clinical supervisor for medical trainees at Medway Maritime Hospital.
DOW Medical College (Pakistan) MBBS (1994)
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (Dublin) MRCPI (2000)
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons (Glasgow) MRCPS (Glasgow)
I am the lead clinician for department of Gastroenterology at Medway Hospital I was the lead clinician for upper digestive tract, liver and pancreatic cancer Multi Disciplinary team for five years.