Mr Shashank Gurjar

Consultant Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon

Mr Shashank Gurjar is a consultant general & colorectal surgeon specialising in laparoscopic (keyhole) & open surgery for bowel cancer (colon & rectum), IBD (Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis) and surgical treatment of diverticular disease.

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“I saw Mr Gurjar with regards to concern about pain on the left of my abdomen. He was very considerate and put my mind at ease. He explained the possible diagnosis to me in great detail and arranged for rapid endoscopy. I was very please with my experience. he has an excellent approach and reassuring manner during the consultation”

GMC Number: 4448459
Secretary: Anne Gregory
Email: sec2sgurjar@protonmail.com
Telephone:07506 589070

 

Surgery Locations:

 

BMI Clementine Churchill Hospital
Sudbury Hill,
Harrow HA1 3RX
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Spire Harpenden Hospital
Ambrose Lane,
Harpenden AL5 4BP
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BMI Bishopswood Hospital
Rickmansworth Rd,

Northwood HA6 2JW
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One Hatfield Hospital
Hatfield Ave,

Hatfield AL10 9UA
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Cobham Clinic
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital

Lewsey Rd, Luton LU4 0DZ
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Mr Gurjar is one of the founders of GI Doctors and has been a consultant surgeon since 2011 and in addition to his private practice he currently holds a post at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital where he has a specialist interest in colorectal surgery..

 

Areas of expertise:

Colorectal cancer | IBD surgery| Hernia repair | Pelvic floor surgery | Complex colorectal surgery | Accredited endoscopist | Laparoscopic hernia repair

In practice:

  • Fully trained general surgeon and advanced colorectal surgeon, offering expertise in:
    • Open and laparoscopic (keyhole) bowel cancer surgery
    • Surgery for inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis
    • Laparoscopic hernia repair (groin, abdominal, incisional)
    • Dealing with all aspects of coloproctology including piles, fissures & fistula
  • An accredited endoscopist (OGD, colonoscopy & removal of polyps)
  • Specialist training in pelvic floor dysfunction offering patients surgery for rectal prolapse and effective management of evacuatory disorders.
  • Co-director of undergraduate education at Luton & Dunstable Hospital, which involves training young surgeons in keyhole surgery.
  • An active research interest in clinical surgery and pelvic floor dysfunction, with published papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Training:

  • Medical school – St Mary’s Hospital, London, qualifying in 1997
  • Basic surgical training – King’s College, London
  • Research – Royal Free Hospital & University College, London
  • Specialist training in colorectal surgery – South East Thames region
  • Completed training by undertaking a senior post-CCT fellowship in Pelvic Floor surgery – John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Research, publications and awards:

Publications include:

  • General surgical adverse events in a UK district general hospital: lessons to learn SV Gurjar, S Roshanzamir, S Patel, G Harinath Int J Surg 2011: Sept 9(1): 55-8
  • Physiology: evacuation, pelvic floor & continence mechanisms SV Gurjar, OM Jones Surgery 2011: 8; 358-361
  • Abdominal actinomycosis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: an uncommon presentation of an uncommon problem J Tankel, SV Gurjar, N Holford, S Williams Oxford Medical Case Reports 2015(2), 185-187
  • A regional assessment of perineal wound complications after abdomino-perineal excision of rectum N Sengupta, J Tankel, SV Gurjar et al East of England Surgical Research Collaborative. Gut 2015; 64: A150-A151
  • Operative Surgery of the Colon, Rectum and Anus (6th Edition) – 2014 Chapter – Proctosigmoidoscopy by SV Gurjar, I Lindsey

Awards include:

  • Medical school – St Mary’s Hospital, London, qualifying in 1997
  • Basic surgical training – King’s College, London
  • Research – Royal Free Hospital & University College, London
  • Specialist training in colorectal surgery – South East Thames region
  • Completed training by undertaking a senior post-CCT fellowship in Pelvic Floor surgery – John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

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