Shashank Gurjar

Shashank Gurjar

Consultant Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon

Secretary
Anne Gregory

Tel:
07506 589070

Shashank Gurjar

Locations:

BMI Clementine Churchill Hospital Directions
Spire Harpenden Hospital Directions
BMI Bishopswood Hospital Directions
One Hatfield Hospital, Hatfield Directions
Cobham Clinic, Luton & Dunstable University Hospital Directions

Mr Gurjar 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

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