Mansoor Khan MBBS(Lond) PhD FRCS(GenSurg) FEBS(GenSurg) FACS AKC is a Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the North West London Major Trauma Centre based at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington as well as a Surgeon Commander in the Royal Navy.
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. More recently, he has just returned from a 4-month tour of South Sudan on a United Nations deployment.
Current military positions include being the Consultant Advisor in General Surgery to Medical Director General Royal Navy, and the Senior Lecturer in Military Surgery at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine. Civilian positions include Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London, 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 as well as being faculty on multiple international surgical training courses. He is keen on clinically applicable trauma research and has published extensively, with over 170 publications, book chapters and conference papers.
His interests include research into Primary Injury Prevention, Blast Mitigation strategies, Haemorrhage control, Trauma education, Physiological monitoring and studying the gut microbiome in relation to trauma and hypoperfusion.