Mr Muti Abulafi is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at Croydon University Hospital (CUH).
He has more than 30 years of experience in the field, with a special interest in colorectal cancer. He is the current lead of the cancer multidisciplinary team at CUH and previously served as Director of Cancer Services for 8 years. He also serves as the chair of the Colorectal Cancer Pathway Group of the Royal Marsden Partners Accountable Cancer Network.
He has interests in a wide range of areas including the following:
Mr Abulafi earned his fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 1988 after studying medicine at the University of Cairo. He later received a Master of Surgery (MS) degree from the University of London for his work on the role of intraoperative photodynamic treatment in colorectal cancer. He went on to undertake surgical training at the Royal London and St Thomas' Hospitals before joining CUH as a consultant in 1996.
Mr Abulafi has previously served on the Clinical Board of the London Cancer Alliance, the London Early Diagnosis Implementation Group, and the London Endoscopy Strategy Sub-group. Additionally, he has been a member of the London Zone Cancer Peer Review reference group, the cancer project Expert Reference Panel for Common Cancers and General Care, and the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland's research and audit committee.
He is widely published in the fields of colorectal cancer and cancer genetics and is the principal investigator for the NICE FIT study, investigating the function of the FIT test in colorectal cancer. He also established and co-convened the annual M25 Colorectal Masterclass for trainee surgeons.
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MBBCh, University of Cairo, Egypt - 1980
FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons, London - 1988
FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Edinburgh - 1988
MS, University of London - 1993
Mr. Abulafi is an approachable, caring doctor with a very understated presence. He is very clear in his explanations and makes every effort to reduce the stress. One of the best doctors I have ever met.
very happy… his way of being made me always feel safe.thank you
Very professional, felt I was in very good hands.
Mr Abulafi is such a delightful consultant. I have been a patient for over 10 years and it is a delight to see him at every consultation and be under his expert care. He is a true professional, he explains everything so clearly and simply. He takes great care not only of my bowel health but that of my overall health and well being, I recommend him highly.
I cannot speak highly enough in regards to my experience with Dr Abulafi. From the initial appointment Dr Abulafi listened and explained each step in detail and his professionalism shone through at every appointment .
Mr Abulafi is clear, succinct, helpful, kind and empathetic in all communication. He is an expert in his job amd I trust him fully. Being under his care I feel safe. There is nothing more important than that.
Excellent surgery, he saved my life. Always caring, gentle and kind not only to me but also my family, I have the greatest confidence in all he does.
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Mr Abulafi is a highly skilled Surgeon who has a very rich experience in treating colorectal cancer. He is highly regarded by patients and colleagues alike.
Mr Will Sarakbi
What are Mr Muti Abulafi's reviews like?
Mr Muti Abulafi's overall patient rating is 4.96 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 8 reviews
What languages does Mr Muti Abulafi speak?
Mr Muti Abulafi speaks English and Arabic
Where is Mr Muti Abulafi located?
Mr Muti Abulafi primarily practices at London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK, located at 27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
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Mr Muti Abulafi generally accepts new patients.
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