Mr Syed Iftikhar

Mr Syed Iftikhar

General surgery 03228173


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

Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery
  • Upper GI surgery


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

About me

Consultant Surgeon and an Associate Professor, with an interest in Gastrointestinal/Laparoscopic and Oncology Surgery. Qualified from Dow Medical College, Karachi in 1979 and trained as a surgeon in the Mid-Trent Deanery. Awarded a Fellowship of Royal College of Edinburgh in 1985. Awarded Doctor of Medicine (DM) from University of Nottingham in 1991. DM is the highest degree bestowed by any university and was the first Pakistani General Surgeon to achieve it. Appointed as Consultant Surgeon in 1994 at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary. Was Director of Education at Derbyshire Royal infirmary from 1996-9198. Program Director for the Mid-Trent Higher Surgical Training Programme (2001-06), Council Member of The Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (2005-08) and President of the Derby South Rotary Club for the year 2006-2007. President of Derby Medical Society (2013-14).

In 2005, led a team of doctors from the East Midlands to help the earthquake victims in South Asia. Organised a charity called Midland Doctors Association in 2006 and since then they have established Midland Doctors from the ground up. Achievements were recognised by Her Royal Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace who was honouring people from commonwealth diaspora who made notable contribution to the community. Has carried out ground breaking research in oesophageal and reflux diseases. Made significant global impact with charity work by building a hospital in Muzaffarabad, undertaking medical work in Sindh, teaching students in Punjab, fundraising for local handicapped children, travelling to various parts of Pakistan in times of crisis for people in need, carrying out operations in Kashmir, helping build orphanages in Moldova, trying to set up a HIV clinic in Malawi and fundraising to provide boats for Sri Lankan tsunami victims. Second ever Rotarian in my district to be awarded the highest rotary honour "service above self" In my minimal free time, I enjoys playing badminton, cricket, walking and spending time with my family.

Areas of interest

General Surgeon: Gastrointestinal (upper and lower GI). Laparoscopic Surgery; Gastrointestinal tract; Gall Bladder; Piles; All upper and lower cancer/bowel cancer

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