Mr Khan

Surgeon

  • Weight loss
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Gastric reflux
  • Hernia
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Hiatal hernia

Mr Omar Ahmed Khan

GMC: 4476317


Mr Omar Ahmed Khan is a highly esteemed consultant upper G.I. and bariatric surgeon in south London. He works privately at the Ashtead Hospital and BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital in Surrey, and from Spire St. Anthony's Hospital, Sutton and Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon. His areas of expertise include; weight loss, gallbladder surgery, gastric reflux, hernia, bariatric surgery and hiatal hernia

Mr Khan graduated with an M.D in medicine from the University of Cambridge in 1997 and went on to complete a postgraduate degree in law from the University of Huddersfield. In 2005, he graduated with a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy, Obesity and Cardiovascular Sciences) from the University of Southampton. Mr Khan is currently honorary senior lecturer at the University of London, from where he has lectured and undertaken academic research for over two and a half years. He has published over 160 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles throughout his career. 

Currently, Mr Khan is also consultant upper G.I and bariatric surgeon, with specialist practice in emergency surgery at St George's Hospital, London. He trains junior surgeons in bariatric surgery and is an important member of the committee overseeing the National Bariatric Surgery Database.
  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Upper G.I and Bariatric Surgeon, Ashtead Hospital (present) 
    • Consultant Upper G.I and Bariatric Surgeon, Spire St. Anthony's Hospital (present)
    • Consultant Upper G.I and Bariatric Surgeon, Parkside Hospital (present)
    • Consultant Upper G.I and Bariatric Surgeon, BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital (present) 
    • Consultant Upper G.I and Bariatric Surgeon, St. George's Hospital, London (present) 
  • Public positions

    • Committee member overseeing the National Bariatric Surgery Database
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons 
  • Education

    • PGCE, Education, University of Winchester (2010-2011)
    • PhD Doctor of Philosophy, Obesity and Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Southampton (2003-2005)
    • Postgraduate Law Degree, University of Huddersfield (1999-2001)
    • M.D Doctor of Medicine, University of Cambridge (1992-1997) 
  • Professional membership

    • Committee member overseeing the National Bariatric Surgery Database
  • Teaching posts

    • Honorary senior lecturer, Department of Upper G.I and Bariatric Surgery, St George's University, London (2016-present) 
  • Publications and conferences

    • Over 160 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles published 

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Gastric reflux
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Weight loss

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Contact

  • Ashtead Hospital
    The Warren KT21 2SB - Ashtead
    (+44) 02075509828
  • Spire St. Anthony's Hospital
    801 London Rd, Worcester Park SM3 9DW - Sutton
    (+44) 02075509828
  • BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital
    Harvey Rd GU1 3LX - Guildford
    (+44) 442075509828
  • Parkside Hospital
    53 Parkside, Wimbledon SW19 5NX - London (South London)
    (+44) 02075509828


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Articles

Acid reflux: A guide to your treatment options

We asked specialist consultant upper GI and bariatric surgeon Mr Omar Khan to give us an up-to-date overview of the treatment options available if you have acid reflux, including some of the latest procedures practised at a handful of clinics in the UK.

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The myths of obesity and weight-loss surgery

Despite the current obesity epidemic in the UK, many hold negative opinions about the concept of weight-loss surgery. However, many of the arguments held against bariatric surgery are based on misconceptions and misunderstandings. Mr Omar Khan, a leading bariatric surgeon, dispels some of these commonly believed myths about both weight-loss surgery and obesity.

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