Mr Al Mutaz Abulafi: General surgery
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Mr Al Mutaz Abulafi

Muti Abulafi

General surgery

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
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Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Muti (nick name for Al Mutaz) graduated from Cairo University and obtained fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in1988. He was awarded Master of Surgery degree (MS) from the University of London in 1993 for his research work on the role of intraoperative photodynamic therapy in colorectal cancer. After a period of surgical training at the Royal London and St. Thomas’ Hospitals Muti was appointed in 1996 as a consultant colorectal and general surgeon at Croydon University Hospital (CUH).

Muti leads the colorectal cancer multi-disciplinary team at CUH and chairs the Colorectal Pathway Group of the Royal Marsden Partners Cancer Vanguard (RMP), a partnership of 10 NHS trusts in South and West London. He was a member of the Clinical Board of the London Cancer Alliance until April 2016, the London Early Diagnosis Implementation Group and the Endoscopy Strategy Subgroup for London. Muti was director of cancer services at CUH for eight years, until August 2012. He is 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.

He has a research interest in and has published on colorectal cancer and cancer genetics. He is a founder and co-convener of the annual M25 colorectal course at Basingstoke funded by the Pelican Cancer Foundation, which teaches young trainee surgeons on all aspects of colorectal surgery.

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Rectal bleeding; Bowel cancer; Rectal cancer; Colon cancer; Diarrhoea; Constipation; Obstructed defecation; Abdominal pain; Anal pain; Faecal incontinence; Anaemia; Abdominal mass; Abdominal Swelling; Abdominal lump; skin Lump; Skin swelling; Colorectal cancer; Ulcerative colitis; Crohn's disease; Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Diverticular disease; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Rectal prolapse; Haemorrhoids; Piles; HALO; Stapled haemorrhoidectomy; Anal fistula; Fistula plugs; Anal fissure; Botox injections; Anal abscess; STARR; TEMS; TAMIS; Laparoscopic rectopexy; Gastroenterology; Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Colonoscopy; Flexible Sigmoidoscopy; gastroscopy; OGD; Inguinal hernia; Femoral hernia; Epigastric and umbilical hernia; Incisional hernia; Laparoscopic colorectal procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair

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