Mr Ashfaq Khan is practising Gynaecology and obstetrics for the last 14 years.
He had his training at different hospitals in London - St. Barthelomews Hospital London, The Royal London Hospital, Whipps Cross Hospital, The Whittington Hospital London and carried out his research work on Cervical Cancer at University College of London. Mr Khan is an experienced Gynaecologist with special interest in minimal access surgery (laparoscopy) and ambulatory gynaecology (Colposcopy, Vulvoscopy, Hysteroscopy).
He is currently working as the consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Whittington Hospital NHS where he is the Lead clinician (Head of the Unit) for Colposcopy and Vulva Disease. This unit is one of the largest Centre for the Lower Genital tract disease in the UK.
He chairs MDT meetings (Multi disciplinary team )meetings which decide on complicated cases in colposcoscopy and other lower genital tract diseases and an active member of General Gynaecology MDT.
Mr Khan is also the Lead for Quality improvement (Gynaecology service) and Chair Gynaecology Governance Group.
He works closely with physiotherapist and acupuncturists to provide alternative therapies.
He worked as Specialist Registrar / Clinical Reseach fellow of Sir Marcus Setchel (The Royal Obstetrician and Gynaecologist) , World Famous Prof. Albert Singer (Founder of British colposcopy Society) and Prof David Latchman (World renowned Bio molecular scientist ,currently Master of Birckbeck University).
Mr Khan is an experienced colposcopist , an area in which he has also achieved excellent audited treatment results. He performs more than 500 colposcopy examinations and treatment per year. He has successfully lead and completed research in the molecular immunology of HPV infection and Cervical pre cancer. He is the only British Specialist Colposcopist who won Ranzo Barraso Award (Prestigious Founder award) from European Federation of Colposcopy. His biography was included for ‘Who is Who in the world ‘ 2010 edition for his outstanding contribution in clinical research and medical education.
He is a certified trainer of the British Colposcopy Society and the chief trainer of the Whittington Hospital Colposcopy Unit.
He also supervise Advanced Training module (ATSM) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for London Deanery.
He is the moderator of the Post graduate courses for MRCOG examinees, alos regular faculty member of Colposcopy courses in the UK , Gulf, Africa, South Asia.
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer of UCL medical school of London. He teaches women’s health and examines for final year MBBS Medical students.
Mr. Khan and Prof Albert Singer co authored and edited this Best selling book on colposcopy and vulva disease.
This book contains in-depth examination of the different modalities that contribute to the safe and scientific management of precancerous lesions in the female genital tract.
The book “Cervical and Lower Genital Tract Precancer: Diagnosis and Treatment” was pubished by Wiley Blackwell in 2014.
The cellular transcription factor Brn-3a and the smoking-related substance nicotine interact to regulate the activity of the HPV URR in the cervix.
———- Published in Oncogene journal 2010
The HPV cellular trans-activator Brn-3a Can be used to Predict Cervical Adenocarcinoma and Squamous Carcinoma Pre-cancer Lesions in the Development and Developing Worlds
———- Published in Oncogene journal 2010
The Benefit of Human Papillomavirus Testing in Predicting Cervical Cancer
———- Published in European Obstertrics & Gynaecology 2009
Biomarkers in Cervical Pre-Cancer Management : The New Frontiers
———- Published in Future Oncol. 2008
The Role of HPV Testing in the Screening and Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer
———- Published in Asia Pacific Journal of Oncology & Hematology 2009
Smoking and multicentic vulval intraepithelial neoplasia.
———- Published in The Journal of Obstestrics and Gynaecology 2009
Parastic dermoid cyst managed laparoscopically in a 29-year-old woman
———- Published in Jmed Case Reports 2009
HPV Vaccine :
A Screening Challange
———- Published in ( Journal for GPs Pulse 2008
HR-HPV DNA to difference between cervical pemphigus and CIN: a case report
———- Published in Arch Gynaecol Obstet. 2007
Cervical screening and colposcopy
———- Published in MIMS. August 2006
Is cervical pessary an answer to preterm delivery?
———- Published in Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2004