Imperial College London

Mansoor Ali Khan

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Visiting Professor



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Mansoor Khan MBBS(Lond) PhD MBA FRCS(GenSurg) FEBS(GenSurg) FACS AKC is a Consultant Oesophagogastric, Trauma and General as well as Honorary Clinical Professor of Trauma Surgery at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals.  He has recently retired from the Royal Navy, at the rank of Surgeon Commander after completing over two decades of military service with distinction.  After graduation from King’s College London in 2000, he undertook his House Officer training in Plymouth and Portsmouth, followed by three years of military posts. In November 2001 he graduated from Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth and was deployed in the Northern Arabian Gulf on military operations upon completion.  The remainder of his General Duties saw deployments in the Baltic and North Sea on NATO’s Immediate Reaction Force of Minehunters, the 2003 Gulf War and Counter narcotics deployment in the Caribbean.

Upon completion of three years of Military General Duties, he commenced surgical training completing his rotations in Peterborough, Birmingham and South Yorkshire.  Having successfully obtained his FRCS in General Surgery in 2010, he subsequently got deployed on a busy tour at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan, followed directly by a 1-year Trauma Critical Care Fellowship at the world-renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, USA. He was appointed a Consultant General Surgeon in the Defence Medical Services of the UK, and subsequently was awarded a Fellowship of the European Board of Surgery and Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons.  Since appointment as a Consultant Trauma Surgeon he has undertaken multiple operational tours and was the Lead Clinician for the Military Team that was awarded the Military Civilian Health Partnership Award in 2014 for Team of the Year, for work in Afghanistan. He completed his Military career with a 4-month tour of South Sudan on a United Nations deployment. 

Military positions have included being the Consultant Advisor in General Surgery (Head of General Surgery) to Medical Director General Royal Navy, and the Senior Lecturer in Military Surgery at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine. Current positions include Visiting Professor of Physics at Imperial College London and a number of international Adjunct Professor of Surgery (USUHS, Bethesda and Shock Trauma, Baltimore, NIHR positions, overseas Academic positions, Editor/Associate Editor and Reviewer for multiple journals, undergraduate and postgraduate examiner, Co- Director of the Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills course at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, a member of multiple international surgical organisations as well as being faculty on multiple international surgical training courses.  He is keen on research and has published extensively with over 200 publications, book chapters and conference papers and secured in excess of £3 Million in research grants.

His interests include research into Primary Injury Prevention, Blast Mitigation strategies, Haemorrhage control, Trauma education, Physiological monitoring, studying the gut microbiome in relation to trauma and hypoperfusion and research into Oesophagogastric and General Surgical techniques and advances. 




Davies J, Johnson R, Kashef E, et al., 2021, How to deliver an effective primary survey report for the trauma CT: A radiological and surgical perspective, Trauma-england, Vol:24, ISSN:1460-4086, Pages:99-108

Penn C, Khan M, 2020, Is laparoscopy still of value in managing the patient with abdominal trauma?, Trauma-england, Vol:22, ISSN:1460-4086, Pages:40-44

Clough RAJ, Khan M, 2019, Initial CABC: Advances that have led to increased survival in military casualties, Trauma-england, Vol:21, ISSN:1460-4086, Pages:247-251

Khan M, Boutelle M, 2019, The military applications of physiological sensors, Trauma-england, Vol:21, ISSN:1460-4086, Pages:3-5

Duchesne JC, Tatum D, Jones G, et al., 2017, Multi-institutional analysis of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in patients with severe hemorrhage: A new mortality predictor value, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Vol:83, ISSN:2163-0755, Pages:888-893

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