Mr El-Kholy was born in Egypt and trained in the UK. He completed his surgical training at West Midlands, Glasgow and North West teaching hospitals.
Mr El-Kholy has been a consultant since 1989. Prior to his present appointment, he was a consultant and head of department for ten years at a prominent teaching hospital in Saudi Arabia, responsible for the care of, amongst others, the Saudi Royal Family and visiting diplomats.
Mr El-Kholy is interested in teaching and participated in teaching in national and international courses. He has his own surgical techniques which has been published in international journals.
He has regular audits of his surgical results and has been consistently comparable with the best international results. Mr El-Kholy is married with three children and enjoys travelling, scuba diving, badminton and bridge.