Mr Shashank Gurjar

Consultant General Surgeon

MBBS, FRCS (Gen Surg), MSc, MBA


Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonic surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Treatment of anal fistula
  • Surgery for piles (haemorrhoids)

I was appointed in 2012, as a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic General surgeon at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital. I ensure all my patients have a high quality, evidence based approach to their care. My NHS practice at Luton encompasses elective bowel cancer surgery as well as an on-call commitment for general surgery. I offer my patients expertise in open and laparoscopic (keyhole) bowel cancer surgery and surgery for inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis). I perform hernia repair (groin, abdominal, incisional) and deal with all aspects of coloproctology (piles, fissures and fistula). I am an accredited endoscopist (OGD, colonoscopy and removal of polyps). My specialist training in pelvic floor dysfunction allows me to offer patients surgery for rectal prolapse and effective management of evacuatory disorders.

I qualified in medicine from St Mary's Hospital, London and then completed basic surgical training in the King's College surgical rotation. I did my research at the Royal Free Hospital and University College, London. I gained specialist surgical training (colorectal surgery) in the South East Thames region. I completed my training with a senior post-CCT fellowship in Pelvic Floor surgery at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

I have an active research interest in clinical surgery and pelvic floor dysfunction, and have published papers in peer-reviewed journals. I actively train young surgeons in keyhole surgery, as well as teaching medical students attached to Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

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General Medical Council Number: C4448459

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Shashank Gurjar at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Coloproctocology
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Hernia repair surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Special Clinical Interests: Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, pelvic floor surgery.

Current NHS posts

Luton and Dunstable University NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am married and live with my two young children in Stanmore. I love spending as much time as possible with my children, taking them swimming and playing football. I personally enjoy all forms of sport, especially football, cricket, tennis and golf. I have a passion for travel and enjoy scuba diving when the opportunity arises. I also enjoy reading, whether medical literature or current affairs.

Contact information

Telephone 0800 585 112
Private secretary Anne Gregory
Private secretary telephone 07506 589 070
Private secretary email sec2sgurjar@gmail.com