Shaheen Khan


Consultant in palliative medicine


Dr Shaheen Khan is a consultant in palliative care.

His current roles include:

  • consultant working across the palliative care team (inpatient services, community team, and outpatient clinic)
  • joint lead for the King's Health Partners' Palliative Care Clinical Academic Group
  • joint clinical director for Integrated Local Services.

Education and training

Shaheen graduated from Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical School, having also been awarded a first class honours degree in BSc neuroscience.

He completed the MSc in palliative care from Kings’ College London in 2010, and in 2011 he was awarded a postgraduate certificate in clinical leadership.

Research interests

  • Community palliative care


Khan, S., Gomes, B. and Higginson, I.J. 'End-of-life care — what do cancer patients want?'. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology 11, 100-10 (2014).

Last updated: April 2022

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