About Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt
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.
Mr. Waleed Al-Khyatt qualified from the College of Medicine University of Mosul with honours. 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 which is his main compassion and subspecialty, oesophagogastric cancer, refractory GORD (acid reflex), open and laparoscopic repair of abdominal wall hernias, and gallstone disease.
Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt 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.
Mr Waleed Al-Khyatt takes the greatest proud in providing compassionate care to all his patients by treatment them as individuals with self-kindness and mindfulness. His approach is based on empowering his patients to be fully informed, feeling at ease, and to be the centre of any decision making.
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.