Mr Khurshid Akhtar

Consultant general surgeon
MB BS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen Surg), MD

Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Khurshid Akhtar at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

I have had most of my postgraduate surgical training in the North West of England, after completing my doctor of medicine (MD) training from Manchester University in 2000. In pursuit of my specialist interest, oesophago-gastric disease, I studied in Japan and the United States of America.

I have worked as a consultant surgeon in the Pennine Trust since 2000 and in 2010 I joined the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust as a consultant upper GI and bariatric surgeon.

I routinely perform laparoscopic operations such as laparoscopic hernia surgery, cholecystectomy and anti-reflux surgery.

Clinical Interests

General surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery

Barrett's oesophagus, gall bladder disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, stomach and oesophageal cancer.

Private contact details

Private secretary Catherine Booth
Private secretary telephone 0161 495 7786
Private secretary fax 0161 495 7779
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant upper GI and general surgeon, Salford Royal University Teaching Hospital. 

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Personal Profile

I pursue many non-medical interests including listening to current affairs programmes, walking, badminton and golf.

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