Dr Shaheen Khan

Dr Shaheen Khan

Consultant in Palliative Care and Pain Management

I provide a broad range of expertise in the management of medical problems within the context of serious illness. I treat patients in a holistic manner, working closely with their clinical teams, relatives and carers. I am a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. I graduated from Guy’s, Kings’ and St Thomas’ Medical School, having also been awarded a first class honours degree in BSc Neuroscience. I completed the MSc in Palliative Care from Kings’ College London, and in 2011 I obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Leadership.


  • Pain management and complex symptom control
  • Advance care planning
  • Patient safety and risk management
  • Postgraduate medical education
  • Service development and clinical leadership.

Current Roles

  • Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Training Programme Director for KHP London/KSS StR training programme
  • Co-chair of the London Opioid Safety and Improvement Group
  • Member of RCP Standards Setting Committee for Palliative Medicine SCE

Research interests

  • Opioid medications and patient safety
  • Advance care planning
  • Postgraduate education.

NHS Trust

  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

LOC 95 Harley Street
Private Care at Guy’s