Mr Shashank Vasantrao Gurjar

Personal profile

Mr Gurjar is a consultant general surgeon at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital, with a specialist interest in colorectal surgery. He believes that all his patients have the right to a high quality, evidence based approach to their care. Mr Gurjar qualified in medicine from St Mary’s Hospital in London and then did his basic surgical training in the King’s College surgical rotation. He then completed academic research at the Royal Free Hospital & at University College.

He gained specialist registrar training in the South-East Thames region, before completing his training with a senior post-CCT fellowship in Pelvic Floor surgery at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He has an active research interest in clinical surgery and pelvic floor dysfunction, and has published papers in peer-reviewed journals. He actively trains young surgeons in keyhole surgery, as well as teaching medical students attached to Luton & Dunstable Hospital.

He has just completed a postgraduate certificate in medical education. On behalf of the GMC he is an examiner for the PLAB. He is also a panellist for the General Medical Council, and adjudicate in matters arising at the Investigations Committee.

Professional Membership



  • Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)

  • Association of Surgeons of GB & Ireland (ASGBI)

  • Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland (ACPGBI)

  • British Medical Association (BMA)

  • American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)

  • European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP)

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