Mr Irshad Shaikh
Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon
MS, MD, FRCS (General Surgery), EBSQ (coloproctology)
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Irshad Shaikh at Spire include:
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.
Spire Norwich Hospital is only able to provide COVID-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Colorectal Disease
European Society of Coloproctology
Clinical outcome research
Pelvic cancer surgery
Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
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.