Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf

Consultant General Surgeon

MBChB, FRCS


Specialises in

  • Weight loss surgery
  • Acid reflux and hiatus hernia surgery
  • Oesophageal and stomach cancer/benign conditions
  • Gallstone disease
  • Hernia repair

I am a Consultant Laparoscopic and Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon. I specialise in the treatment of conditions affecting the upper gastrointestinal tract which includes oesophageal and gastric cancer, obesity, benign oesophageal and gastric disorders, acid reflux, hiatus hernia, achalasia, gallstones and hernias. My NHS base is Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – the country’s largest specialist upper gastrointestinal surgical centre.

I have a specialist interest in advanced minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery and have developed my expertise by visiting international surgical centres of excellence in the United States, South Korea, The Netherlands as well as a number of leading organisations within the United Kingdom. I prioritise the delivery of excellent medical care for all my patients and believe that this should be achieved through a relationship based on trust, clear communication and an empathetic approach.

I am active in the field of research and hold the position of 'Honorary Senior Lecturer’ at the University of Manchester. My research activities have resulted in my award of a prestigious 'NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship'. I have a particular interest in the way surgical outcomes are reported and I'm currently working with international experts to make research in gastric cancer treatment more relevant to patients.

To book a free weight loss surgery consultation, please call 0161 447 6700.

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General Medical Council Number: C6077775

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf at Spire include:

Bariatrics

Other treatments

  • Anti-reflux surgery / laparoscopic fundoplication
  • Cardiomyotomy for achalasia
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Oesophageal cancer / oesophagectomy 
  • Para-oesophageal and hiatus hernia repair
  • Stomach cancer / gastrectomy

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Gastrointestinal surgery
General surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Weight loss surgery

Special clinical interests: Abdominal and groin hernias, achalasia, acid reflux, gastric cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST), hiatus hernia, oesophageal cancer, skin lesions, gallbladder disease, endoscopy, minimal access surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, gastric balloon, stomach cancer, gallbladder/gallstones.

Research and publications

I am active in the field of research and hold the position of 'Honorary Senior Lecturer’ at the University of Manchester. My research activities have resulted in an award of a prestigious 'NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship'. I have a particular interest in the way surgical outcomes are reported and I'm currently working with international experts to make research in gastric cancer treatment more relevant to patients.

For more information about my research and publications, please visit https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bilal_Alkhaffaf

Current NHS posts

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

Contact information

Website http://www.mysurgicalspecialist.uk
Private secretary Kay Watson
Private secretary telephone 0161 447 6960 / 07591801150