Mr Mukhtar Ahmad 06050817

General surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Mr Ahmad was trained in general surgery and in particular minimally invasive colorectal surgery before joining Poole Hospital in 2013. He has postgraduate qualifications in cancer studies and medical education.

His sub-specialty interests are laparoscopic/ robotic surgery for colorectal cancer and the treatment of pelvic floor disorders including laparoscopic surgery for prolapse.

He led efforts to establish a Surgical Assessment Unit at Poole Hospital, which has improved the quality of care provided to acutely unwell surgical patients. He has organised courses to train aspiring surgeons in pelvic floor surgery and published papers on this highly specialised area in peer-reviewed journals.

He is married with three children. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, tennis, skiing and reading.

Areas of interest

colon cancer; rectal cancer; haemorrhoids, HALO, colonoscopy; anal fistula; anal fissure; diverticulosis; incontinence; rectal prolapse, obstructed defaecation, constipation; laparoscopic surgery; hernia; gallstones

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Procedures completed

  • L7032

    Haemorrhoidal artery ligation operation (including image-guided) +/- recto anal prolapse repair - (1-5)

    Harbour Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

    Harbour Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    Harbour Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • X3750

    Botulinum toxin injections to muscle - (1-5)

    Harbour Hospital (The) (1-5)

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