Dr Khan

About Dr (Mr) A R Khan

Mr A R Khan is a Specialist Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist with more than 26 years of experience in the field. He has conducted over 7000 circumcisions on adults, children and infants in the UK. Mr Khan has been working as a Specialist Paediatric Surgeon / Urologist at Cambridge University Hospitals, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge UK for more than 17 years. He also worked in Saudi Arabia for 7 years as a Consultant and Assistant Professor in Paediatric Surgery/Urology.

He has been working at NHS Hospitals at various levels of responsibility, including locum Consultant in Paediatric Surgery/Urology since 2003. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in Paediatric Surgery and a Fellow of the European Board of Paediatric Surgery.

Medical Procedures

Mr Khan offers a one-stop service for foreskin problems, including phimosis, paraphimosis, balanitis, tight frenulum, lichen Sclerosis (BXO) and frenulum breve.

He has also performed many operative procedures independently, including urological, laparoscopic and neonatal operations. He has extensive experience in the management of disorders of sex development, buried penis, renal stone and urological conditions.

Special Interests

Adult and child circumcisions include redo, revision, sutureless (glue) circumcision. Expert in Plastibell and Circumplast circumcision, preputioplasty, and frenuloplasty. Paediatric Urology (foreskin problems, buried penis, hypospadias, kidney/bladder problems, urinary tract infections, bedwetting), Endo-Urology, Laparoscopic Surgery



He has had extensive experience in all aspects of paediatric surgery/urology during his specialist training in the U.K.  including at Birmingham Children Hospital, Royal Free Hospital, Leeds and Newcastle, University Hospitals Cardiff and Cambridge University Hospitals, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.


On the General Medical Council (GMC) UK Specialist Register


  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • IDF (Independent Doctors Federation)
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Union.


  1. London Circumcision Centre, 142 George Lane, South Woodford, London, E18 1AY
  2. Thornhill Clinic, 1-3 Thornhill Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 8EY

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He is a director of SPHS Limited and Thornhill Clinic Limited


Dr Khan has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and has 18 publications, 10 of which in the UK. He is up to date with the best clinical practice principles in research.

His research work has been published in leading international medical journals such as The Journal of Pediatric Surgery (2015: vol. 3, pp541-544) and The Journal of Pediatric Urology (2013: vol. 9, pp78-81). He has presented 10 articles in ESPU congresses for last 5 years.


Dr Khan is an accredited RCSE ATLS trainer and teaches University of Cambridge undergraduate students. He has supervised the training of Specialist Registers during their rotation within the department and has actively engaged with them during surgical procedures in the operating theatre.

He is an examiner of medical students’ examinations for the School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Call Dr Khan at +447527314081 to discuss your foreskin problems.