Consultant Profile

Mr Murat Akyol

Mr Murat Akyol ECFMG, MD, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • General surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    Transplantation surgery - Liver transplantation, kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation
    Laparoscopic surgery - Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and hernia repair, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, laparoscopic nephrectomy (for transplantation)
    Endocrine surgery - Member of BAETS ( Recently introduced "targeted parathyroidectomy with intra-operative PTH measurement" to the Spire Murrayfield Hospital Edinburgh, the only Scottish Hospital currently offering this service.

    Research interests:

    Mechanisms of allograft rejection, immunosuppression, ethics in medicine.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
    Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
    Consultant Surgeon, Scottish Liver Transplant Unit
    Director of MBChB Admissions, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh 

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
    British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
    Scottish Society of Experimental Medicine
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow)
    British Transplantation Society
    Scottish Renal Association

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0131 316 2530
    Private secretary:
    Moira Graham
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07842 615 344
    Personal email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Akyol is a Consultant Surgeon in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with a major interest in organ transplantation (liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation). His other sub-specialty interests are laparoscopic surgery and Endocrine Surgery.  In addition to laparoscopic gallbladder and hernia surgery, Mr Akyol performs less common and more advanced laparoscopic procedures such as laparoscopic adrenalectomy and nephrectomy.  His Endocrine surgical practice places him in the 85th centile of UK Endocrine surgeons in terms of volume of surgery (British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons –

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    Mr Murat Akyol

    Mr Murat Akyol General surgery Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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