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Mr Saboor Khan qualified with distinction from Medical School.
He has attained a Ph.D. from Liverpool University UK. Mr Khan has undergone extensive specialist surgical training in the West-Midlands and the Royal Free Hospital in London (liver, gallbladder, bile ducts and pancreas). More recently, he has undertaken a year of sabbatical at the highly prestigious Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA. This institution is currently ranked number one in USA and enjoys international acclaim and reputation. This additional experience has further consolidated and enhanced understanding of a complex branch of surgery.
Mr. Khan is the Fellow of the Royal College and the American College of Surgeons.
Saboor Khan routinely undertakes laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for gallbladder (gall stones) and hernias and surgical procedures related to liver, pancreatic and bile duct/gallbladder cancers and benign conditions. He provides specialist opinion and consultation in his area of expertise.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Gallbladder (Gall stones) - Laparoscopic gall bladder operation (cholecystectomy) and hernia surgery (groin - inguinal, femoral or ventral / incisional); Hepatobiliary(Liver and bile ducts); Pancreatic tumours / inflammation/ disorders and their surgical management, as well as multi-disciplinary (multi-speciality management)
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Current NHS consultant posts held
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Mr. Saboor Khan undertook research into chronic diseases of the liver and the surgical management of its complications (cirrhotic portal hypertension). He successfully submitted a Ph.D. thesis (Liverpool University - 2002).
He has a special interest in clinical research related to liver, pancreatic and bile duct conditions.
Mr. Khan is the editor of Cochrane Hepatobiliary Group and on the editorial board of World Journal of Surgery. He also undertakes editorial work for a number of other international surgical journals.
Tennis, squash, cricket, football, swimming
These days family comes first though (wife and three kids!)
Clinical Excellence Awards (years 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
Distinction in Clinical Medicine
Award - Surgicals Skills Course
Merit Scholarship - A Levels
National Talent Scholarship - O Levels
(Additional) Languages spoken
His research has directly led to original publications in indexed peer reviewed journals. He also has a number of commissioned review publications to his name. He has published several book chapters in specialist reference books.
Courses offered to GPs
Keen to talk on liver, bile duct and pancreatic conditions, as well as General Surgery
Excellent outcomes related to gall bladder and hernia surgery. Major resectional outcomes (Peri-operative mortality and length of in-patient stay) for liver, pancreatic and bile duct surgery within (if not better than) national average.
Source - Hospital Episode Statistic Data - Dr Foster
- MBBS King Edward Medical College (University) 1990
- PhD Liverpool University 2002
- FRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons England 1996
- FRCS (Gen) Intercollegiate Specialty Board 2004
- FACS American College of Surgeons 2010
- Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Mayo Clinic, USA 2010
Reference number 4404079
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Editor Cochrane Hepatobiliary Group 2013
- Editorial Board Member World Journal of Surgery 2013
- Treasurer West Midlands Surgical Society 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Saboor Khan, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Upper GI Surgeons
- BMI The Meriden Hospital, CV2 2LQ
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- Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital, CV32 6RW
- 09:00 - 12:00
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