Mr Muti Abulafi

Mr Muti Abulafi

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

General Surgery

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  • Colorectal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 3381353

Practices worked at

BMI The Shirley Oaks Hospital

Poppy Lane Shirley Oaks Village, Croydon, United Kingdom, CR9 8AB
36 reviews

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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

West Valley Hospital

81 - 85 Station Road, Croydon, United Kingdom, CR0 2RD
1 review

North Downs Hospital

46 Tupwood Lane Caterham, Surrey, United Kingdom, CR3 6DP
20 reviews


Mr Muti Abulafi is Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at based at Croydon University Hospital (CUH), with over 30 years experience in his field.  He practices privately at BMI Shirley Oaks, Ramsay North Downs and Spire St Anthony's Hospitals.

Mr Abulafi studied Medicine at the University of Cairo and went on to attain fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 1988. He further achieved a Master of Surgery (MS) degree from the University of London in 1993 for his research into the role of intraoperative photodynamic therapy in colorectal cancer.  Mr Abulafi completed his surgical training at the Royal London and St Thomas' Hospitals and was appointed as a consultant at CUH in 1996.  

Mr Abulafi holds a special interest in colorectal cancer and he currently leads the cancer multi-disciplinary team at CUH and has previously been Director of cancer services for 8 years. He also currently chairs the Colorectal Cancer Pathway Group of the Royal Marsden Partners Accountable Cancer Network. He has previously been a member of the Clinical Board of the London Cancer Alliance, the London Early Diagnosis Implementation group and the Endoscopy Strategy Sub-group for London. He has been 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. 

Outside his clinical practice, Mr Abulafi has extensively published on colorectal cancer and cancer genetics. He is lead investigator of the NICE FIT study, looking at the role of the FIT test in colorectal cancer. He is the founder and co-convenor of the annual M25 Colorectal Masterclass, a colorectal surgery training programme for trainee surgeons. 

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Medical procedures

  • Endoscopy, gastroscopy & colonoscopy 
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • appendicectomy
  • Keyhole (Laparoscopic) Hernia Repair
  • open hernia repair
  • HALO 
  • Stapled haemorrhoidectomy; 
  • Anal fistula & Fistula plugs; 
  • Anal fissure & injections; 
  • Anal abscess; 
  • Laparoscopic rectopexy;
  • Laparoscopic incisional hernia
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Special interests

  • Bowel Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Keyhole surgery
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anaemia; 
  • Abdominal mass & Abdominal Swelling

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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

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Peer recommendations

Recommended by 1 doctor for:

General Surgery

Mr Will Sarakbi
Mr Will Sarakbi


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.

For specialty: General Surgery
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