Mr Al Mutaz Abulafi: General surgery
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Mr Al Mutaz Abulafi

Muti Abulafi

General surgery

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist (JAG)
Overview

Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist (JAG)

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.

Areas of interest

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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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (5-50) North Downs Hospital (5-50)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (5-50)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (5-50) North Downs Hospital (5-50)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (5-50)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (5-50) North Downs Hospital (1-5)

  • G8083

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5) North Downs Hospital (1-5)

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • H5230

    Injection of sclerosing substance into haemorrhoids - (1-5)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • Q3800

    Laparoscopy and therapeutic procedures (including laser, diathermy and destruction e.g. endometriosis, adhesiolysis, tubal and ovarian surgery, +/-ureterolysis) - (1-5)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • H5520

    Laying open of high anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H3365

    Laparoscopic anterior resection - low (i.e. colorectal anastomosis at or below the peritoneal reflection) - (1-5)

  • G7530

    Closure of ileostomy (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • X3750

    Botulinum toxin injections to muscle - (1-5)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

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