Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt

Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt

General surgery 06079592

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt is a Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric (Obesity), and Laparoscopic (Keyhole) Surgeon at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Trust. He also holds the position of Honorary (Consultant) Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of Nottingham – School of Medicine.

Waleed qualified from the College of Medicine University of Mosul with honors. Following completing my basic surgical training in South Wales, He undertook his higher surgical training in the Health Education East Midlands – North and was awarded his Fellowship (FRCS) and Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
He completed the Royal College of Surgeons of England 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, He has been fully trained into surgical management of patients with morbid obesity, oesophagogastric cancer, refractory GORD (acid reflex), open and laparoscopic repair of abdominal wall hernias, and gallstone disease.

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 Midlands Gastroenterology Society. He has several published book chapters and peer reviewed papers. Mr Al-Khyatt's 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.

Waleed takes pride in providing high quality & unique care to his patients. He always treats each patient individually, listens and clearly and concisely explains to them what is happening to ensure that they understand what is going on and to be in the centre stage of any decision making, all while he remains professional and personable.

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.

Areas of interest

Obesity Surgery including laparoscopic (keyhole) gastric bypass, gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy & gastric balloon

Laparoscopic (keyhole) anti reflux surgery and hiatus hernia repair for management of acid reflux, heartburn & swallowing difficulty

Laparoscopic (keyhole) cholecystectomy (removal of gallbladder) for management of symptomatic gallstone disease

Open and laparoscopic (keyhole) repair of abdominal wall hernias (inguinal, femoral, umbilical, epigastric and incisional hernias)

Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
Surgical management of cancer of the oesophagus (gullet) & stomach

Minor surgical procedures for removal of lumps and cysts

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Procedures completed

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical/paraumbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

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