Mr Omar Ahmed Khan is a specialist consultant upper GI and Bariatric surgeon based in London and Surrey. He works privately at Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon and St. Anthony's, Sutton; as well as in Surrey at Ashtead Hospital and Mount Alvernia, Guilford.
His areas of expertise include; weight loss (bariatric) surgery, gallbladder surgery, gastric reflux and hiatal hernias and abdominal wall hernias
Mr Khan graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1997 and went on to complete his surgical training (as well as a PhD in Obesity and Cardiovascular Sciences and a law degree). He then completed a bariatric fellowship before being appointed as a consultant at St Georges Hospital, London, one of the leading teaching hospitals in the United Kingdom, where he is currently the Upper GI surgical lead.
Mr Khan is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of London and has published over 160 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. He lectures nationally and internationally on weight loss surgery and his research has been published in the Lancet and covered in the national and international press. . He has a particular interest in patient safety- he is on the national committee for the UK National Bariatric Registry and is frequently asked to act as a medicolegal expert.