Mr Amer Khan

Mr Amer Khan

BSC(HONS) MBBS FRCSed FRCS(ORTH)

Orthopaedic Surgery

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7 specialists

26 years of experience
26 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Mr Kahn did a SLAP repair end July 2020 for a massive labral tear in my left shoulder. 6 months later post-physio my shoulder is pain-free, completely mobile and going from strength to strength - I couldn't be happier with the result. Thank you Mr Khan!“
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Subspecialties

  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Injury
  • Hip Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4118899
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    147 reviews

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1544 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    08:00 - 10:30
    Tue
    18:00 - 20:00
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    14:30 - 16:30
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr Amer Khan was educated at Kings College London where he gained a 1st class honours in Physiology and Exercise Medicine before qualifying in 1994. He undertook higher surgical training in orthopaedics in South West England before completing subspecialist fellowship training in Shoulder surgery at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital & Knee surgery at Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital.

    He was awarded the prestigious British Orthopaedic Association European Travelling Fellowship, gaining further subspecialist training working with pioneers in arthroscopic Knee, Shoulder and Hip surgery in Ghent, Lyon, Annecy, Nice and Toulouse before embarking on further fellowships in the USA and other European Centres of Excellence.

    Later he was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in sports knee, shoulder and hip injuries in 2010 at the Homerton University Hospital, where he was clinical lead for the Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics and Joint Clinical Lead for Sports & Exercise Medicine.

    His extensive career ranges to the London 2012 Olympic Games, where Mr Khan was a selected member of the knee team and provided acute care to injured athletes. He treated a number of athletes and performed their surgery at the Homerton University Hospital (designated hospital for the London 2012 Games). He coordinated the provision of a highly specialised multidisciplinary approach to their care securing their return to elite professional sport. Mr Khan continues to treat professional and semi-professional athletes from all disciplines as well as sports & fitness enthusiasts.

    As a highly trained surgeon and sports arthroscopist (keyhole surgeon) working within a multidisciplinary team, he is particularly apt in avoiding surgery where appropriate. His expertise includes ACL reconstruction and novel ACL repair techniques, meniscal and cartilage preservation and replacement surgery, all ligament surgery including revision and all arthroscopic procedures to the shoulder and hip as well as Knee & Shoulder Joint Replacement Surgery.

    He is committed to research and medical education. He regularly teaches at courses on shoulder and knee surgery including soft tissue sports injury, both nationally and internationally and has been involved in teaching Orthopaedic and Sports & Exercise Medicine Trainees.

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    Medical procedures

    • Meniscal Repair
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Multiligament Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Stabilisation
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
    • Chondral Grafting
    • Hip Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Hip Preservation Surgery
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Knee Ligament Repair
    • Knee Replacement
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Patella Realignment
    • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
    • Revision Surgery
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tibial Tubercle Transfer
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Knee Pain
    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Dislocated Shoulder
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Bone Spurs
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Clavicle Fractures
    • Femoroacetabular Impingement
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Hip Impingement
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Humerus Fractures
    • Knee Cyst
    • Knee Fractures
    • Labral Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
    • Posterolateral Corner Injury
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
    • Sports Injuries
    • Stress Fractures
    • The Young Knee
    • Tibia Fractures
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    Education

    BSc Kings College London 1991

    MBBS Kings College London 1994

    FRCS RCSEd 1999

    FRCS(Tr&Orth) 2007

     

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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Knee Surgery
    8/42
    Knee Pain
    3/42
    Meniscal Repair
    3/42
    Shoulder Arthroscopy
    3/42
    Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
    2/42
    Arthroscopy
    2/42
    Shoulder Pain
    2/42
    Sports Injury
    2/42
    Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    2/42
    ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    1/42
    Arthritis (Knee)
    1/42
    Arthritis (Shoulder)
    1/42
    Cartilage Regenerative Surgery
    1/42
    Clavicle Fractures
    1/42
    Dislocated Shoulder
    1/42
    Fat Pad Impingement
    1/42
    Hip Arthroscopy
    1/42
    Hip Impingement
    1/42
    Hip Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP and nStride)
    1/42
    Hip and groin pain
    1/42
    Hip injections (including steroid, hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    1/42
    Knee Arthroscopy
    1/42
    Knee Cartilage Surgery
    1/42
    Knee Cyst
    1/42
    Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    1/42
    Knee Replacement
    1/42
    Lateral meniscus repair (left knee)
    1/42
    MCL injury (grade 2)
    1/42
    Meniscus tear with severe pain and underlying arthritis
    1/42
    Multiligament Reconstruction
    1/42
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    1/42
    Shoulder Labral Tear
    1/42
    Shoulder Stabilisation
    1/42
    Shoulder pain
    1/42
    Torn ACL
    1/42
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Mr Kahn did a SLAP repair end July 2020 for a massive labral tear in my left shoulder. 6 months later post-physio my shoulder is pain-free, completely mobile and going from strength to strength - I couldn't be happier with the result. Thank you Mr Khan!
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Thank you for your feedback and kind comments. A dedicated patient makes the surgeons role easier. Commitment to physiotherapy rehab and communication are key in achieving the best possible recovery from complex injuries.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Shoulder Pain
    Mr Amer Khan is easy to speak to. He explains everything to do with your treatment. Have a professional but easy going way about him.
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Thank you for your feedback and kind comments. Clear explanation is vital to patients feeling at ease. My role is not simply to make a recommendation or give treatment, rather to share with my patients the information and knowledge they need to make an informed decision about their injury/problem.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hip Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP and nStride) Knee Cyst Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    Amer explained everything to me perfectly and felt very safe and confident having the procedure done.
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Thank you for your feedback and comments. Clear explanations are vital to patients understanding why I make my treatment recommendations and what they then need to do. The surgeon and patient are a team and we achieve better outcomes when information is shared and we work together.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Knee Surgery
    A most brilliant and professional man who make you feel you are his only patient when in actuality he has many case to deal with every day. He informs you in a precise way of both diagnosis and prognosis, the man is a credit to his profession.
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Thank you for your kind feedback and comments. Each patient is different, not one is the same. Patients may sustain similar injuries but the impact the injury has on an individual cannot be generalised. I strive to ensure each patient knows they are an individual and their treatment plan is specific to them and their injury/problem.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Knee Arthroscopy Knee Cartilage Surgery
    Recurrence of the cartilage defect treated in the past is something that constantly haunts you and once it happens it becomes a significant source of anxiety. For me, the critical aspect was deciding whether I should go back to my birth country to the familiar surgeon or take a ''risk'' of finding a new surgeon in the UK. After hours spent on diligent search for a potential surgeon, reviewing multiple bios and uncountable number of reviews, Mr Khan's profile stood out due to extensive experience, expertise in cartilage preservation and interest in biological preservation as well as conservative non-surgical treatment of injuries. While I am not an athlete myself, his experience in treating athletes during the London Olympics and afterwards also reassured me that it is unlikely that I will be suggested to drop all sports & dancing activities that mean so much to me. These are the key factors why I chose to see Mr Khan in the first place. From the very first appointment I knew I was incredibly lucky to find Mr Khan - his credentials speak for themselves in terms of his expertise and I can only confirm this to be very apparent when once one starts discussing the symptoms and potential causes of these, but, more importantly, Mr Khan's confidence, clarity, professionalism and attentiveness is what made me proceed with the surgery under his care with no further doubts. Generally, the only requirement/expectation for a surgeon I have is the knowledge and skill to ''fix me''. Being under Mr Khan's and his team's care, however, proved to provide a lot more than that. To start with, Mr Khan patiently dealt with a high number of questions and concerns I had (following lots of ''research'' done in advance of the appointment to combat the anxiety, which I realise makes me the patient of every doctor's nightmares!). His explanations were crystal clear and he made sure to manage my expectations in terms of the purpose and possible outcomes of the surgery both at the time of appointments as well as right before the surgery. The amount of time he spent explaining what has been done during the surgery (and a lot was done...!) was something I have never experienced in the past and made me truly impressed by the importance he places on information sharing with the patient. While I am yet to begin physiotherapy, I already feel confident it will be well-overseen by both the recommended physiotherapist and Mr Khan himself, which is very reassuring knowing that post-operative care and physiotherapy is critical to the outcome of the surgery involving cartilage repair. While in response to my shy attempt to thank Mr Khan and his team he humbly suggested he is ''only doing his job'', I would like to use this review to disagree with that. The kindness, courtesy, attentiveness, empathy, warmth and care I have received both during the surgery and appointments definitely extend beyond what constitutes "only doing the job'' and left me in awe of Mr Khan and his team. I can only hope Mr Khan and his team does not exhaust themselves while providing such fantastic care to their patients. I cannot express how glad I am to have found Mr Khan and while I hope I will not need further surgeries in the future, knowing that I have this great surgeon to go to for a consultation puts me at ease and significantly reduces the anxieties I have regarding the future of my knee. I highly recommend this fantastic surgeon. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Thank you for your detailed feedback and kind compliments. I strive to achieve the best for all my patients, listening to what they hope to get from treatment and then I work with them and the multi-disciplinary team to achieve the best outcome possible. A patient who is committed to their rehab and who engages at each step helps to make the job of the surgeon easier. Thank you.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hip Impingement Hip and groin pain Hip injections (including steroid, hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    Excellent Doctor Khan I have been seeing him in relation to an ongoing sciatic nerve issue. Explained to me clearly and confidently the stages in treatment. An excellent doctor and a pleasure to deal with. Highly recommend.
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Many thanks for your feedback and comments.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    MCL injury (grade 2)
    Mr Khan supported me though a difficult and challenging time. I had very little understanding around the seriousness of my injury and Mr Khan took the time to discuss the injury, treatment options and time scales. His depth of knowledge, approach and manner enabled me to regularly leave the appointment room feeling encouraged by my progress and confident with what we had to do next. I thank Mr Kahn for all his help, support and efforts throughout my treatment.
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Thank you for your feedback and kind comments. When a patient sustains a serious injury it is my responsibility to explain the consequences of the injury an the options available to the patient. I strive to do this for all my patients from the most complex to the most common injuries. As a patient it is important that you are listened to, have your questions answered and that you clearly understand what the plan/recommendations are at each step of the journey towards your recovery.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Shoulder pain Knee Surgery
    Mr Khan is the most reassuring and confident consultant I have ever met. Highly recommended
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Many thanks for your feedback. I try to explain the diagnosis, options and aim of treatment recommendations to my patients. This empowers them to make informed choices and to feel confident about the decisions they are making with me so that we can achieve the best outcome possible.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Shoulder Pain Shoulder Labral Tear Shoulder Stabilisation
    Mr Khan operated on my shoulder. He worked out the issue that others had not. Fantastic doctor who really cares about his patients. He explained everything clearly and involved me in all the decisions about my treatment. Now I am pain free, have a stable shoulder and back to playing contact sports! His PA, Jess, is also super helpful. Thank you Mr Khan.
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Many thanks for your feedback and positive comments. The surgeon, patient and other team members are all key in achieving a good outcome. It is when we work together that the best outcome is achieved. Playing contact sports again with a stable shoulder.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Knee Surgery
    Extremely happy with surgery in left knee. Was in grave pain for some months and was completely back to normal within weeks of having surgery. Thanks.
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    Mr Amer Khan

    Thank you for your feedback and comments. Whether I see a patient with a new injury or longer term problem - the aim is the same, the treat the pain, restore function to the affected area/s and help the patient get back to normal activities.

    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 7 doctors for:
    7

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Mr Sylvester Amamilo
    Mr Sylvester Amamilo
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    30-12-2019

    Very good in Anterior Cruciate ligament RECONSTRUCTION

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For procedures: ACL Reconstruction
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Matthew Sala
    Mr Matthew Sala
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    30-12-2019

    Amer Khan is a very experienced and highly valued colleague, providing an excellent and sound opinion and complex surgery skills, with a wealth of expertese in knee and upper limb pathology, injury, conservative management and surgery. Super Specialised in advanced knee sports injury managemant, including multiligament reconstruction.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For procedures: Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Vivek Gulati
    Mr Vivek Gulati
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    17-01-2020

    Amer is an excellent knee surgeon with particular expertise in knee sports injuries. He uses the very latest, modern, cutting edge, evidence based techniques and I would highly recommend him.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Torn Meniscus (Cartilage), ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury, The Young Knee, Sports Injuries
    For procedures: Multiligament Reconstruction, Meniscal Repair, ACL Reconstruction, Knee Arthroscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Zameer Shah
    Mr Zameer Shah
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    30-12-2019

    A respected and innovative surgeon

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Torn Meniscus (Cartilage), ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury, The Young Knee, Arthritis (Knee), Sports Injuries
    For procedures: Multiligament Reconstruction, Meniscal Repair, Arthroscopy, ACL Reconstruction, Knee Arthroscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague

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