Mr Murat Akyol

Consultant General Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Murat Akyol at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Parathyroid

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Professional profile

Availability - Murrayfield: Tuesday 4pm-6pm.

I am a Consultant Surgeon in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with a major interest in organ transplantation (liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation).

My other sub-specialty interests are laparoscopic surgery and Endocrine Surgery. In addition to laparoscopic gallbladder and hernia surgery, I perform less common and more advanced laparoscopic procedures such as laparoscopic adrenalectomy and nephrectomy.

My Endocrine surgical practice places me in the 85th centile of UK Endocrine surgeons in terms of volume of surgery (British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons

Clinical Interests

General surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Endocrine surgery

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 ( I recently introduced "targeted parathyroidectomy with intra-operative PTH measurement" to the Spire Murrayfield Hospital Edinburgh, the only Scottish Hospital currently offering this service.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

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.

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Current NHS 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.

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