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Dr Shaheen Khan is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
His areas of expertise in palliative care include:Pain management and complex symptom control, Advance care planning, Patient safety and risk management, Postgraduate medical education, Service development and clinical leadership.
Dr Khan provides a broad range of expertise in the management of medical problems within the context of serious illness. He treats patients in a holistic manner, working closely with their clinical team, relatives and carers. Dr Khan treats patients with any serious illness, including cancer and other serious illnesses such as heart disease, respiratory problems and neurological disorders.
Dr Shaheen Khan graduated from Guy’s, Kings’ and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2003, having also been awarded a first class honours degree in BSc Neuroscience in 2000. He completed the MSc in Palliative Care from Kings’ College London in 2010 and in 2011 he was awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Leadership.
Areas of interest
Complex symptom control; Pain management; Advance care planning; Patient Safety & Risk Management
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Khan is committed to education and training and is the training Programme Director for the KHP Palliative Medicine StR training programme in London , Kent, Surrey and Sussex. He runs regular courses and seminars for medical practitioners, community and hospital staff on a range of topics including pain control, medications safety and advance care planning.
Courses offered to GPs
Dr Khan regularly runs courses and seminars for medical practitioners, community and hospital staff on a range of issues about palliative care.
- MBBS, MRCP Guy's & St Thomas' Medical School 2003
- MSc Palliative Care Kings College London 2010
- BSc Neuroscience Guys, Kings & St Thomas's Medical School 2000
- PG Cert Clin Lds London 2011
Reference number 6077087
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians
Association for Palliative Medicine
European Association for Palliative Care
British Medical Association
Medical Protection Society
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
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+44 (0) 20 3219 3599