Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf

Bilal Haytham Al-Khaffaf

General surgery

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Last updated: 27 Apr 2020

Specialises in

  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Clinical Expertise

Bilal Alkhaffaf is a consultant laparoscopic and upper gastrointestinal and general surgeon. He specialises in the treatment of conditions affecting the upper gastrointestinal tract which includes oesophageal and gastric cancer, obesity, benign oesophageal and gastric disorders, acid reflux, hiatus hernia, achalasia, gallstones and hernias. His NHS base is Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – the country’s largest specialist upper gastrointestinal surgical centre.

Mr Alkhaffaf has a specialist interest in advanced minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery and has developed his expertise by visiting international surgical centres of excellence in the United States, South Korea, The Netherlands as well as a number of leading organisations within the United Kingdom. He prioritises the delivery of excellent medical care for all his patients and believes that this should be achieved through a relationship based on trust, clear communication and an empathetic approach.


Mr Alkhaffaf is active in the field of research and holds the position of ‘Honorary Senior Lecturer’ at the University of Manchester. His 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 to patients.

Areas of interest

Oesophageal Cancer; Oesophagus 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;

Bariatric Surgery; Weight-Loss Surgery; Sleeve Gastrectomy; Gastric Bypass; Gastric Band

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

Achalasia; Laparoscopic Heller's Cardiomyotomy.

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; Groin lump

Gallstones; Gallbladder Disease; Gallbladder Removal; Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Cholecystectomy; Excision of Gallbladder; Gallstone Disease; Gallbladder Surgery

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