Mr Rao Khalid Mehmood

MBBS, FRCSEd, MS (London), FRCS (General Surgery), PG Cert Med Edu

  • Specialities Colorectal, General Surgery, Laparoscopy
  • Telephone 0113 388 2067
  • Year of first qualification 1992
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 6027541
  • Fax 0113 301 0245


Mr Mehmood is a Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgical Consultant at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital and Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is the Clinical Lead for General and Urological services. Mr Mehmood was awarded FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2000.

He had successfully completed a Master of Surgery thesis in investigating the independent predictive marker for platinum-based chemotherapy in Oesophageal Cancers from the University of London in 2007. He passed his intercollegiate FRCS (General Surgery) at the end of his training in 2012 from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

He completed his basic surgical training and specialist registrar training in UK and gathered more than 15 years of experience in general surgery. Mr Mehmood is a trained laparoscopic general surgeon and has more than 10 years’ experience in laparoscopic surgery. Mr Mehmood has also received specialist training in laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery.

Mr Mehmood's higher laparoscopic surgery training was completed mainly in UK and he had completed training courses in advance laparoscopic and colorectal surgery from different Institutes in Germany, Switzerland and UK. He actively teaches laparoscopic surgery to junior surgeons regularly at Barnsley hospital and on laparoscopic courses.

Mr Mehmood specialise in the following treatments, test and scans at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital


  • Weekly Friday PM


Current posts

  • Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust. Laparoscopic Colorectal & General Surgical Consultant


  • Colorectal disease (rectal bleeding)
  • Haemorrhoids/piles, anal fissures
  • Cancer of the colon and rectum
  • Inflammatory bowel disease-ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Rectal prolapse 
  • Pilonidal disease
  • General surgical conditions such as groin/abdominal wall hernias 

Personal interests

Laparoscopic surgery, medical education, & leadership and management.

Member of

  • British Medical Association


ERCC1/XPA may act an independent predictive marker for platinum-based chemotherapy & In vitro Assessment of Cisplatin and Oxaliplatin in Oesophageal Cancers:  A clinical & biological Lab based Research


Mr Rao Khalid Mehmood works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Mr Rao Khalid Mehmood does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Rao Khalid Mehmood does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Rao Khalid Mehmood does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.