Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf: General surgery

Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf

Bilal Haytham Al-Khaffaf

General surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Clinical Expertise

Bilal Alkhaffaf (pronouced Al-Ka-Faf) is a consultant laparoscopic and upper gastrointestinal surgeon. He has a specialist interest in advanced minimally invasive (keyhole or laparoscopic) surgery and has worked at some of the largest specialist centres in the United Kingdom. Mr Alkhaffaf has developed his expertise by visiting international surgical centres of excellence in the United States, South Korea and The Netherlands as well as a number of leading institutions within the United Kingdom.

Mr Alkhaffaf prioritises the delivery of excellent medical care for all his patient and believes that this can only be achieved through a relationship based on trust, clear communication and empathy. He specialises in the treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer, acid reflux, hiatus hernia, achalasia, gallstones and hernias.


Mr Alkhaffaf is active in the field of research and holds the position of ‘Honorary Senior Lecturer’ at the University of Manchester’s Institute of Cancer Sciences. His cancer research activities have resulted in his award of a prestigious ‘NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship‘. Mr Alkhaffaf has a particular interest in the way surgical outcomes are reported and is currently working with international experts to make research in gastric cancer treatment more relevant for patients.

Areas of interest

Oesophageal Cancer; Oesophagus Cancer; Gullet Cancer; Barrett's Oesophagus; Dysplasia; Oesophagectomy; Cardio-oesophagectomy;

Gastric Cancer; Stomach Cancer; Gastrectomy; Gastric Polyps.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST);

Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease; GORD; Acid Reflux; Dyspepsia; Heartburn; Laparoscopic Fundoplication; Linx Procedure;

Hiatus Hernia; Para-oesophageal Hernia; Gastric Volvulus; Diaphragmatic Hernia; Laparoscopic Hiatus Hernia Repair; Gastropexy.

Achalasia; Laparoscopic Heller's Cardiomyotomy; Endoscopic Dilatation.

Hernia; Laparoscopic Hernia Repair; Inguinal Hernia; Femoral Hernia; Umbilical Hernia; Naval & Belly-Button Hernia; Paraumbilical Hernia; Recurrent (redo) hernia; Incisional Hernia; Sportsman's Hernia; Gilmore's Groin; Groin Pain.

Gallstones; Gallbladder Disease; Bile Duct Stones; Gallbladder Removal; Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Cholecystectomy; Excision of Gallbladder; Gallstone Disease; Gallbladder Surgery

Endoscopy; Gastroscopy

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Procedures completed

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5) Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • G2331

    Laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia with anti-reflux procedure (e.g. fundoplication) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • G2810

    Partial gastrectomy and excision of surrounding tissue - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • S0632

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • T2200

    Primary repair of femoral hernia - (1-5)

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