Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf

Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf

Consultant General Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

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

General surgery

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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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Laparoscopic and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon. I have a specialist interest in advanced minimally invasive (laparoscopic or keyhole) surgery and have worked at some of the largest specialist centres in the United Kingdom. I have further developed my expertise through visiting international surgical centres of excellence in South Korea, the USA, The Netherlands and within the United Kingdom. I was appointed as a consultant in 2013 at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, one of the UK's leading healthcare organisations.

I am active in the field of teaching and research and have a particular interest in the reporting of results following surgery. I am an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester and a National Institute for Health Research Doctoral Research Fellow.

My team and I work hard to ensure that patients receive the best care possible. I believe that this should be based on a doctor-patient relationship built on trust and clear communication.

Clinical Interests

General surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Abdominal and groin hernias, Achalasia, Acid reflux, Gallstones, Gastric cancer, Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST), Hiatus hernia, Oesophageal cancer, Skin lesions, Gallbladder disease, Endoscopy, Minimal access surgery.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society
The European Society of Surgical Oncology
British Association of Surgical Oncology
Faculty of Surgical Trainers

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Laparoscopic & Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Central Manchester University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Private contact details

Telephone 0161 447 6700