Professor Khurshid Akhtar

Professor Khurshid Akhtar

MBBS FRCS FRCS (Gen) MD

General Surgery

29 years of experience
20 years as a specialist
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Subspecialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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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
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    About

    Professor Khurshid Akhtar is a Consultant General & Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon who leads one of the largest Upper GI Cancer and Benign Disease Centre and the Salford Royal NHS Hospital Tust. He specialises in using advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery to treat obesity, this includes Oesophagius and stomach cancer surgery, Hiatus hernia operation, keyhole inguinal hernia operation and keyhole gall stone surgery

    Mr Akhtar completed most of his postgraduate surgical training in the North West of England and undertook further specialist training in Japan and the US. Following this, he completed his post graduate research at the Manchester University and was awarded degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2000.

    Since 2000 he has be working as consultant surgeon in the Pennine NHS Trust. He also has clinics at the Rochdale Infirmary and North Manchester General Hospital. As well as stomach and oesophageal cancer surgery Mr Akhtar routinely performs laparoscopic operations including laparoscopic hernia surgery, cholecystectomy, anti-reflux surgery and splenectomy.

    He is a member of AUGIS, BOMSS and The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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    Medical procedures

    • 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
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    Special interests

    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Barrett Oesophagus
    • Gastrooesophageal Reflux
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    Education

    FRCS The Academy of Royal Colleges of Surgeons 1999

    Doctor of Medicine (MD) Universtiy of Manchester 2000

    FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1990

    MBBS Universtiy of Karachi, Pakistan 1983

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