Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Professor Shahid A Khan is a leading Consultant Physician based in London who sees patients at  The London Clinic,  BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital and the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital, London. He specialises in Hepatology & Gastroenterology and treats various conditions relating to Liver disease and Gastroenterology. He is a Professor of Practice in Hepatology at Imperial College London, having been appointed as a consultant there in 2007.

Professor Khan also has specialist accreditation in General Internal Medicine. He qualified from Guy's Hospital Medical School in 1994 and underwent house-officer posts at Greenwich District Hospital and Guy's Hospital. Professor Khan trained as a senior house officer at Hammersmith, Charing Cross, St Thomas', and West Middlesex Hospitals. He then went on to become a Specialist Registrar in Gastroenterology.

Between 1999 and 2002 he was a Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College London. He was awarded a PhD from the University of London in 2003 for his studies in liver cancer. Professor Khan completed his senior gastroenterology and specialist Hepatology training at St Mary's Hospital and University College Hospital in London. Professor Khan became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2010.

He has since been running a general hepatology and gastroenterology service and founded a dedicated clinic for decompensated cirrhotic patients and also for primary liver cancer. He is also the academic and clinical lead for liver cancer and is a designated endoscopy trainer.

Professor Khan is a certified Royal College of Physicians Educator and teaches both undergraduates and postgraduates. He was the Course Director of the Gastroenterology & Hepatology BSc programme at Imperial College London for several years and is currently the Director of Admissions and Inclusivity for Imperial College School of Medicine. He has received several Teaching Awards at Imperial College London. He also speaks Urdu and Hindi fluently.

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Liver function tests

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Abdominal pain

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Viral hepatitis

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Fatty liver

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Liver cancer

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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Acid reflux
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alcoholism
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Biopsy
  • Bloated stomach
  • Blood in stool (rectal bleeding)
  • Cholelithiasis (gallstones)
  • Chronic diarrhoea
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coeliac disease
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Digestive diseases
  • Drug induced liver injury
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Fatty liver
  • FibroScan
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatorenal syndrome
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Iron deficiency
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Lactose intolerance test
  • Liver
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver cyst
  • Liver disease
  • Liver function tests
  • Oesophageal varices
  • Oesophagitis
  • Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
  • Radiofrequency treatment (RFA)
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Virtual colonoscopy
  • Vomiting

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  • The London Clinic
    116 Harley Street W1G 7JL - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02038840531
  • BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital
    Sudbury Hill HA1 3RX - London (West London)
    (+44) 02039703695
  • The Lindo Wing, St Mary's Hospital
    Praed Street W2 1NY - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02039703695

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