Mr Arif  Khan

Mr Arif Khan

Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Regency Hospital Macclesfield

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

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

General surgery

Other treatments

Colostomy, Ileostomy, Skin lesion excision

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Professional profile

I am Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon. I did higher surgical training in London Deanery at University College Hospital (UCL) and was awarded CCST by the Royal College of Surgeon Intercollegiate Board. I was the Colorectal Lead, Chairperson for Colorectal MDT and the Head of Enhance Recovery Programme in Surgery (ERAS) at the Trust. I am a National Trainer for Minimally Invasive Haemorrhoidal Surgery (THD) and for the Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery. I am keen in research, teaching and teaching. I am an Educational and Clinical Supervisor and also hold the position of Senior Lecturer at Edge Hill University. I am a JAG approved endoscopist and preform screening, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies.

Experience in General Surgery: I am an expert in Sports hernia surgery, laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, incisional hernia and umbilical hernia repair. I also specialise in management of Gall bladder disease and perform laparoscopic cholecystectomies for gall stones.

Experience in Colorectal Surgery: I am a specialist in management of benign and malignant colorectal conditions and a National Trainer for Minimally invasive haemorrhoid surgery (THD) procedure and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery. I also specialise in treatment of anal fissure, fistula, anal warts, management of diverticular disease, Illeostomy closure, reversal of Hartmann's, pilonidal sinus treatment, management of Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and IBS.

I am a faculty member of FRCS Intercollegiate Examination course and MRCS course. I am keen in research, teaching and training. I hold the position of Senior Lecturer at Edge Hill University. I am author for a number of scientific and medical publications that can be sited on the Researchgate website. I am a member of CEA (Clinical Excellence Award) committee and an Appraiser for medical and surgical consultants.

Clinical Interests

Colorectal surgery
General surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

Bowel Screening, Cholecystectomy laparoscopic, Colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, Fistula surgery, gastroscopy, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis management, Haemorrhoids surgery- THD, HALO and PPH procedure, Hernia surgery - Sports hernia surgery laparoscopic (Keyhole repair).

Private contact details

Telephone 01625 505412 / 505406
Private secretary Barbara Dunn
Private secretary telephone 01625 507446
Private secretary fax 01625 501800
Private secretary email


Benign anal conditions: haemorrhoids, fissures, perianal abscess, fistula-in-ano and pilonidal sinus Surgery, August 2014 Volume 32, Issue 8, Pages 421–426
August 2014

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Dow Medical College / 1985
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Double CCST from North East Thames London and The Aga Khan University

FRCSEd / Edinburgh / 1991
Royal college of Surgeons Edinburgh

FRCS(Gen): / Intercollegiate Board of Royal College of Surgeons / 2005
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

Diploma / Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon of Glasgow / 2016
Diploma in Postgraduate Clinical Education

Professional memberships

General Medical Council (GMC)
British Medical Association (BMA)
Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland
National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (LAPCO)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Medical Defence Union Member (MDDUS)

Professional leadership

National Trainer Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (LAPCO)
National Trainer minimally invasive haemorrhoidal surgery (THD)
Faculty Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh MRCS and FRCS Examination Course

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending time with my loving wife and two children. I enjoy painting, gardening and cycling.

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