Mr Shaheen Khazali

Mr Khazali is a Consultant Gynaecologist with a special interest in advanced endometriosis surgery and menstrual disorders.

He is a Co-founder and director of the CEMIG (Centre for Endometriosis and Minimally Invasive Gynaecology) at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Surrey, which is the third busiest endometriosis centre in the UK, and is accredited by the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE).

Mr Khazali also travels to Iran regularly where he teaches advanced endometriosis surgery.

Mr Khazali started his speciality training at John Radcliff Hospital, Oxford, having spent his basic training in London and Cambridge. He then moved to the south coast where he did the majority of his speciality training and worked in Poole, Winchester and Southampton hospitals. Mr Khazali holds a Masters degree in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy from the University of Surrey, where he is now a faculty member and an honorary senior fellow.

Mr Khazali treats most benign gynaecological conditions and is especially interested in advanced Laparoscopic (keyhole surgery) and Hysteroscopic surgery as well as gynaecological ultrasound scanning. He has a keen interest in looking after women with pelvic pain and endometriosis and those with heavy or irregular periods.

Mr Khazali has led a number of innovative projects, including an online pain diary for chronic pelvic pain patients, development of a new laparoscopic instrument to improve safety and speed of surgery and also has devised a scoring system for assessing laparoscopic surgical skills of trainees. He is an elected member of the council for the BSGE and is the editor of BSGE’s video library and forum, which he has helped set up.

Mr Khazali has published in various journals, contributed to a number of book chapters in the field and regularly presents at national and international meetings.

Current NHS Consultant post

Centre for Endometriosis and Minimally Invasive Gynaecology (CEMIG),
Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust

Academic posts

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Royal Holloway University of London
Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Surrey

Research interests

Assessment of surgical skills
Use of technology in Laparoscopic surgery

Languages spoken

English and Farsi


Mr Khazali has been a member of writing group for writing two national Guidelines for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has been published in the following journals:

Awards received

Golden Laparoscope – Best Video Presentation
Distinction Award for Master’s Degree
Anthony Letchworth Travel Fellowship Award
BSGE Bursary Award

Personal interests

Cycling, Skiing and Technology