Mr Khalil graduated from Cairo University Medical School in 1995. Shortly after, he started his oncoplastic career in the National Cancer Institute of Cairo University (NCI), one of the most reputable cancer institutes in the Middle East. He spent 8 years at Cairo University where he obtained both a Masters (MSc) and Medical Doctorate (MD) degree. Following these achievements, Mr Khalil sought international experience in the UK where he spent three and a half years at the internationally recognised unit for breast, plastic and reconstruction at Kings College Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital, London, including a year of micro-vascular surgery senior fellowship.
Areas of expertise:
- Breast oncoplasty and reconstructive surgery
- Breast aesthetic surgery
- Chest wall and thoracic reconstruction
- Perineal and trunk reconstruction
Mr Khalil is currently acting as the audit and reconstructive surgery clinical service Lead at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. The unit serves the breast unit which treats on average 650 breast cancers annually.
Mr Khalil specialises in oncoplasty, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery for breast diseases including cancer and benign conditions which comprise of 90% of his work. This includes:
Performing all types of breast reconstruction post mastectomy (therapeutic and prophylactic)
1. Implant based breast reconstruction including (ADM e.g strattice – titanium mesh (tiloop)
2. Autologous tissue transfer procedures (latissimus dorsi, free DIEP, MSTRAM, SGAP,TMG and pedicled TRAM),
3. Therapeutic mammoplasty and dermal flaps
4. Management of partial breast defects including perforator based pedicled flaps (TAP)(MSLD)(ICAP) and lipofilling
5. Revisional surgery for ruptured implants including capsulectomy and exchange of implants.
All types of aesthetic breast procedures including augmentation, reduction and mastopexy including symmetrisation procedures.
10 per cent of his work is directed to provision of chest wall reconstruction at the supra-regional thoracic centre at Heartlands for thoracic sarcoma, isolated advanced breast cancer patients working closely with the thoracic surgeons as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Also providing reconstructive cover for the perineum and lower abdominal defects reconstruction as part of multidisciplinary colorectal surgery team.