Consultant Profile

Mr Khurshid Akhtar

Mr Khurshid Akhtar MB BS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen Surg), MD
Practicing at:
Spire Cheshire Hospital, Spire Manchester Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Obesity
    • Obesity Surgery
  • Weight loss surgery (Obesity)
    Special clinical interests:

    Barrett's oesophagus
    Gall bladder disease
    Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    Hernia surgery
    Stomach and oesophageal cancer

    Research interests:
    • Barrett's oesophagus
    • Minimally invasive surgery
    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    • Consultant Upper GI and General Surgeon, Salford Royal University Teaching Hospital (Hope Hospital)
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
    • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
    • Association of Endoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
    • Manchester Medical Society
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0161 232 2261
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0161 495 7786
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Akhtar has had most of his postgraduate surgical training in the North West of England. In pursuit of his specialist interest, oesophago gastric disease, he has studied in Japan and the United States of America. He completed his doctor of medicine (MD) training from Manchester University in 2000.

    Mr Akhtar has worked as a Consultant Surgeon in the Pennine Trust since 2000.  In 2010 he joined the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust as a Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon.

    Mr Akhtar also routinely performs laparoscopic operations such as laparoscopic hernia surgery, cholecystectomy and anti-reflux surgery.

    Personal profile:

    Mr Akhtar pursues many non-medical interests including listening to current affairs programmes, walking, badminton and golf.

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    Mr Khurshid Akhtar

    Mr Khurshid Akhtar General surgery & Weight loss surgery (Obesity) Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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