Mr Muti Abulafi

Mr Muti Abulafi

MB BCh, MS (Lon), FRCS (Eng)

General Surgery

Recommended by 1 specialist
42 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

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

  • Colorectal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3381353
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,688 reviews

    Spire St Anthony's Hospital

    London Road, North Cheam, Sutton, United Kingdom, SM3 9DW
    245 reviews

    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.

    Procedures

    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Appendicectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Coloproctology
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Gastroscopy
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Rectal Biopsy
    • Removal of Rectum and Colon (Proctocolectomy)
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
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    Special interests

    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diverticulitis
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Lipoma
    • Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
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    Education

    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

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Colorectal Surgery
    4/6
    Colonoscopy
    2/6
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    Patient seen for:
    very happy… his way of being made me always feel safe.thank you
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very professional, felt I was in very good hands.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    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.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    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 .
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    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.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    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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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Mr Will Sarakbi
    Mr Will Sarakbi
    Breast Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "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."

    18-01-2019

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