Mr Muti Abulafi

General Surgeon

General Surgeon

London, SE1 2PR

43 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

General Surgeon

London, SE1 2PR

43 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

Patient Trust Score

5.00

7 patient reviews

1 professional endorsement

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

11 of 13 total recommendations are for:

Colorectal Surgery

(4)

Colorectal Surgery

(4)

Colonoscopy

(3)

Other

(2)

Recent patient review

16 Dec 2022

Mr. Abulafi is an approachable, caring doctor with a very understated presence. He is very...

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About

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:

  • Endoscopy, gastroscopy, and colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Appendicectomy
  • Keyhole (Laparoscopic) Hernia Repair
  • Stapled haemorrhoidectomy;
  • Anal fistula & Fistula plugs;
  • STARR; TEMS; TAMIS;
  • Laparoscopic incisional hernia
  • Bowel Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Rectal prolapse

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.

Areas of expertise

Based on patient reviews & endorsements by other professionals

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • General Surgery

Subspecialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

All conditions and treatments

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Abdominoperineal Resection
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel Cancer

Registered with

General Medical Council

3381353

Qualifications

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

languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £250
  • Follow-up appointment: £175

insurers

  • Cigna
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • General Medical
  • Healix
  • Legal & General
  • Allianz Worldwide Care
  • The Exeter
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health
  • Groupama
  • Simply Health
  • Saga Insurance
  • health-on-line
  • CS Healthcare
  • Norwich Union
  • Bupa Fee Assured
  • AXA PPP Healthcare

Location

All locations

London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK

4.8

(3294)

Specialist's working hours

at All locations

Monday

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Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Thursday

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Friday

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Saturday

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Sunday

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Reviews

All reviews
Colorectal Surgery (4)
Colorectal Surgery (4)
Colonoscopy (3)
Endoscopy (OGD) (1)

7 reviews

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

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.

16 Dec 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colonoscopy

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

very happy… his way of being made me always feel safe.thank you

21 Mar 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colonoscopy

Endoscopy (OGD)

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very professional, felt I was in very good hands.

12 Oct 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colonoscopy

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

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.

13 Feb 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colorectal Surgery

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

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 .

11 Feb 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colorectal Surgery

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

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.

04 Feb 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colorectal Surgery

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

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.

20 Jan 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colorectal Surgery

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General Surgery (1)

1 endorsement

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.

18 Jan 2019

Endorsed for

General Surgery

Mr Will Sarakbi

Breast Surgery

Is a colleague

FAQ

What are Mr Muti Abulafi's reviews like?

Mr Muti Abulafi's overall patient rating is 5 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 7 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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does Mr Muti Abulafi accept new patients?

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