Mr Arif Khan
Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon
MBBS, FRCSEd, FRCS(Gen)
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 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 gallbladder disease and perform laparoscopic cholecystectomies for gallstones.
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 am an Educational and Clinical Supervisor and also 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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Arif Khan at Spire include:
Colostomy, ileostomy, skin lesion excision
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Regency Hospital Macclesfield.
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
National Trainer Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (LAPCO)
National Trainer minimally invasive haemorrhoidal surgery (THD)
Faculty Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh MRCS and FRCS Examination Course
I enjoy spending time with my loving wife and two children. I enjoy painting, gardening and cycling.