Professor Khurshid Akhtar

Professor Khurshid Akhtar


General Surgery

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39 years of experience
22 years as a specialist

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“My whole experience was first class, i am very pleased with every aspect of my treatment.“
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  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3534649
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £125

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

    52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, United Kingdom, SK9 1NY
    2,084 reviews


    I am a Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon with a

    special interest in Oesophagus and Stomach cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux

    Disease, Hiatus Hernia, Bariatric surgery, Gall Stones and keyhole Hernia


    I have been a consultant surgeon for over 20 years,

    initially at the Pennine Trust and since 2010 at the Salford Royal Foundation

    Trust. At the Salford Royal Hospital, I work in the Department of Upper GI Surgery

    which is one of the largest Upper GI Surgical Unit in the country. 

    I belief in lifelong learning and over the years I have

    acquired extensive expertise and experience in my field of interest. I use all

    my knowledge and skill to provide a best possible care to my patients. 

    Every patient is an individual with personal needs and requirements.

    When I am recommending a treatment to my patient, I always make sure that I

    have given a careful consideration to everything which may be important. I am

    very pleased that I have thousands of happy patients who I have had the privilege

    to treat over the years. 

    I have a research interest in oesophagogastric cancer, Barrett’s

    oesophagus and bariatric surgery. 

    I am a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

    and also member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britten and Ireland

    (AUGIS), Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britten (ALGGBI) and

    Ireland, British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)and Manchester

    Regional Association of Surgeons (MRAS) 


    I am an expert in 


    Gall stones and Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 

    Inguinal and Umbilical hernia 

    Keyhole hernia surgery 


    Gastroesophageal Reflux disease and Hiatus hernia surgery 

    Barrett’s Oesophagus 


    Oesophagus and Stomach Cancer 


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Gastoscopy
    • Keyhole (Laproscopic) Hernia Repair
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    • Hiatus hernia repair
    • Minimally Invassive Oesophagectomy
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Sportsman Groin pain and inguinal hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Barrett Oesophagus
    • Gastrooesophageal Reflux


    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Fundoplication
    • Gastroscopy
    • Laparoscopy
    • Linx System
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Splenectomy
    • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
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    Special interests

    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Acid Reflux
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Hernia
    • Gastritis
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Achalasia
    • Cholestasis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heart Burn
    • LPR Reflux
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    Doctor of Medicine (MD) Universtiy of Manchester 2000

    FRCS The Academy of Royal Colleges of Surgeons 1999

    FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1990

    MBBS Universtiy of Karachi, Pakistan 1983

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