Professor Shahid Khan is a Consultant Physician based at St Mary's and Hammersmith Hospitals, London. He is a consultant Gastroenterologist with Special accreditation in Hepatology.
Prof Khan obtained his medical degree from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals Medical School and went on to complete his specialist training at St Mary's Hospital and University College Hospital, London. Prof Khan has also been awarded a PhD for his studies in liver cancer.
Prof Khan's special interests include investigation of abnormal liver function tests, liver cancer, alcoholic liver disease, dyspepsia, fatty liver disease investigation of change in bowel habit and endoscopic procedures. Since his appointment as a consultant, Prof Khan has set-up a dedicated clinic for decompensated cirrhotic patients. He also runs a general Hepatology/Gastroenterology clinic, performs endoscopy lists and is the clinical lead for liver cancer.
Further to his role, Prof Khan lectures nationally and internationally on liver disease, he is the Hepatology Unit Lead for liver cancer and he is an accredited Royal College of Physicians Educator, teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has also extensively published in peer-reviewed medical journals. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).
Prof Khan is also an Adjunct Reader at Imperial College London University where he is Deputy Admissions Tutor for the Medical School and also Course Director of the Gastroenterology & Hepatology BSc Programme. He as an active research interest in live disease and has supervised several PhD students.
Prof Khan's Professional Memberships include the British Medical Association, the British Association for Study of the Liver, the International Liver Cancer Association, the European Association for Study of the Liver and the British Society of Gastroenterology.