Mr Muti Abulafi

Mr Muti Abulafi

MB BCh, MS (Lon), FRCS (Eng)

General Surgery

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1 specialist

33 years of experience
24 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Very professional, felt I was in very good hands.“
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Subspecialty

  • Colorectal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3381353
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1763 reviews

    About

    Mr Muti Abulafi is Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at based at Croydon University Hospital (CUH), with over 30 years experience in his field. 

    Mr Abulafi studied Medicine at the University of Cairo and went on to attain fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 1988. He further achieved a Master of Surgery (MS) degree from the University of London in 1993 for his research into the role of intraoperative photodynamic therapy in colorectal cancer. Mr Abulafi completed his surgical training at the Royal London and St Thomas' Hospitals and was appointed as a consultant at CUH in 1996. 

    Mr Abulafi holds a special interest in colorectal cancer and he currently leads the cancer multi-disciplinary team at CUH and has previously been Director of cancer services for 8 years. He also currently chairs the Colorectal Cancer Pathway Group of the Royal Marsden Partners Accountable Cancer Network. He has previously been a member of the Clinical Board of the London Cancer Alliance, the London Early Diagnosis Implementation group and the Endoscopy Strategy Sub-group for London. He has been a past member of the London Zone Cancer Peer Review reference group, the cancer project Expert Reference Panel for Common Cancers and General Care, and the research and audit committee of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland. 

    Outside his clinical practice, Mr Abulafi has extensively published on colorectal cancer and cancer genetics. He is lead investigator of the NICE FIT study, looking at the role of the FIT test in colorectal cancer. He is the founder and co-convenor of the annual M25 Colorectal Masterclass, a colorectal surgery training programme for trainee surgeons. 


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Endoscopy, gastroscopy & colonoscopy 
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • appendicectomy
    • Keyhole (Laparoscopic) Hernia Repair
    • open hernia repair
    • HALO 
    • Stapled haemorrhoidectomy; 
    • Anal fistula & Fistula plugs; 
    • Anal fissure & injections; 
    • Anal abscess; 
    • STARR; TEMS; TAMIS; 
    • Laparoscopic rectopexy;
    • Laparoscopic incisional hernia
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Pelvic floor dysfunction
    • Keyhole surgery
    • Faecal incontinence
    • Ulcerative colitis
    • Crohn's disease
    • Rectal prolapse
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Anaemia; 
    • Abdominal mass & Abdominal Swelling


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    Procedures

    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Coloproctology
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Rectal Biopsy
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
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    Special interests

    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diverticulitis
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Lipoma
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    MBBCh, University of Cairo, Egypt - 1980

    FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons, London - 1988

    FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Edinburgh - 1988

    MS, University of London - 1993

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Colorectal Surgery
    4/5
    Colorectal Surgery
    4/5
    Colonoscopy
    1/5
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very professional, felt I was in very good hands.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Abulafi is such a delightful consultant. I have been a patient for over 10 years and it is a delight to see him at every consultation and be under his expert care. He is a true professional, he explains everything so clearly and simply. He takes great care not only of my bowel health but that of my overall health and well being, I recommend him highly.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I cannot speak highly enough in regards to my experience with Dr Abulafi. From the initial appointment Dr Abulafi listened and explained each step in detail and his professionalism shone through at every appointment .
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Abulafi is clear, succinct, helpful, kind and empathetic in all communication. He is an expert in his job amd I trust him fully. Being under his care I feel safe. There is nothing more important than that.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent surgery, he saved my life. Always caring, gentle and kind not only to me but also my family, I have the greatest confidence in all he does.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    General Surgery

    Mr Will Sarakbi
    Mr Will Sarakbi
    Breast Surgery

    18-01-2019

    Mr Abulafi is a highly skilled Surgeon who has a very rich experience in treating colorectal cancer. He is highly regarded by patients and colleagues alike.

    For specialty: General Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague

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