Name and Position

Mr Irshad A Shaikh
General Surgery

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 286423


Department page: General Surgery

Sub-speciality: Colorectal surgery

Special clinical interests: Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, Single port surgery, Colorectal cancer, Recurrent cancer, locally advanced rectal cancers, Coloproctology, Inflammatory bowel disease, Ileoanal pouch surgery, ERAS programme

Research interests: Elective and emergency clinical outcome research, Laboratory research, Food and cancer research

Qualifications: MS, MD, FRCS (General Surgery), EBSQ (coloproctology)

Secretary: Rebecca Curtis

GMC Number: 6067782

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies:ACPGBI, ESCP, GMC, MDDUS

Professional profile: Mr Shaikh is a general surgeon specializing in colorectal surgery. He trained in Scotland, Southeast Thames rotation for higher surgical training and RSO fellowship at St mark’s hospital for a year. He then completed Ethicon sponsored laparoscopic fellowship at St Mark’s Hospital and training in locally advanced rectal cancers including pelvic exenterations. He was appointed at NNUH in October 2014 as a consultant general and colorectal surgeon.

He  holds an honorary consultant surgeon appointment at St Mark’s hospital, Harrow. He is also European board certified coloproctologist and appointed as honorary senior lecturer in University of East Anglia.

His main practice is Anal fistula surgery, Haemorrhoid surgery including HALO procedure, Anal and colorectal cancer, Inflammatory bowel disease surgery, Rectal prolapse surgery, Hernia surgery, treatment of locally advanced cancer.

Personal profile: Mr Shaikh enjoys playing cricket, travelling and spending time with family.