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Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf

Consultant in Oesophago-gastric and General Surgery



Special Interests:

Oesophageal cancer; Gastric cancer; Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery; Anti-reflux surgery; Hiatus hernia & para-oesophageal hernia repair; Achalasia surgery; Gallstone disease; Hernia repair; Research interest in outcomes reporting


Mr Alkhaffaf studied Medicine at the University of Manchester and qualified in 2003. His surgical training was primarily undertaken in the North West during which he spent 3 years in the region’s three largest oesophago-gastric units. Mr Alkhaffaf spent time at the South Korea National University Hospital in Seoul to further develop his interest in keyhole cancer surgery. He has a research interest in the reporting of outcomes following surgery and has led the oesophago-gastric unit’s drive for better quality data recording and reporting.