Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt


PhD, FRCS (Gen Surg)

GMC number: 6079592

Practicing since: 2000


General Surgery

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Waleed is a Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric, and Laparoscopic Surgeon at The East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI). He also holds Honorary Consultant Assistant Professor in Surgery position at the University of Nottingham - Medical School. He qualified from the College of Medicine University of Mosul with honors. Following completing his basic surgical training in Cardiff in South Wales, he undertook his higher surgical training in the Health Education East Midlands – North and awarded his Fellowship (FRCS) and Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Waleed completed the Royal College of Surgeons of England post CCT Fellowship Programme in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at St Richards International Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Centre of Excellence in Chichester, United Kingdom. In addition to emergency surgery, Waleed has been fully trained into surgical management of patients with morbid obesity, oesophagogastric cancer, refractory GORD, emergency surgery, abdominal wall hernias, and complex gallstone disease.

Special interests

  • Laparoscopic (Keyhole) Surgery.
  • Management of gallstone disease.
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and laparoscopic anti reflux surgery.
  • Surgical management of patients with morbid obesity (Gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band & intra gastric balloon).
  • Diagnosis and management of oesophagogastric cancer.
  • Laparoscopic/ open repair of abdominal wall hernias (Inguinal, femoral, incisional.

Personal interests

Waleed is married and has two daughters – Rama and Dana. His hobbies are basketball, swimming and he is a keen follower of the English Premier League.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt at Nuffield Health

  • Gastric band (lap banding)
  • Obesity surgery (or weightloss surgery)
  • Laparoscopic reflux surgery (fundoplication)
  • Hernia repair
  • Weight loss surgery

Locations Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt works with

Related experience


Waleed was awarded a PhD degree from the University of Nottingham for his research in the role of oestrogen receptors in oesophageal cancer development. His research projects were also presented at several national and international prize sessions and awarded first prize medal from the Royal College of Physicians/Midlands Gastroenterology Society. Waleed has several published book chapters and peer reviewed papers. His research interests includes the pathogenesis of oesophageal cancer, improving outcomes in bariatric and metabolic surgery, using quality markers to improve outcomes in emergency surgery, and participation in national collaborative audit/ research studies. 


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK.
  • International Federation of The Surgery of obesity (IFSO)
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (AUGIS)
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain (ALSGBI)
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES)
  • Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Laparoscopic, Bariatric, and Upper GI Surgeon
  • Honorary (Consultant) Assistant Professor - University of Nottingham

Insurers Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt works with

Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.