Mr Irfan Halim

Consultant General and Laparoscopic GI Surgeon


Year qualified:2000


Personal profile

Mr Irfan Halim qualified in 2000 with distinctions from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School and trained in General Surgery and subspecialties on the London Deanery North East Thames Higher Surgical Rotation, with a CCT in General Surgery. He has completed his specialist training in GI Surgery at UCL Hospitals with additional specialist training in cancer surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital and bariatric surgery at the Homerton Hospital.

Mr Halim has done research in Laparoscopic Surgical Skills and Masters in Surgical Technologyat Imperial College in 2006, and he has further cosmetic/aesthetic training in botulinum toxin and filler injections, aesthetic surgery, hair transplantation and scar reduction surgery.

Other academic background:

  • Qualified in Law with commendations awarded from the University of Law in 2010
  • Bond Solon Expert witness report writing course completed
  • Currently undertaking an executive MBA from USA with specialism in healthcare management

Previous Consultant posts undertaken at:

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trusts
  • Barts NHS Foundation Trust
  • North West Anglia NHS Trust
  • West Hertfordshire NHSTrust.

Current part Consultant practice split between at the North East London NHS Centre and The London Independent Hospital (BMI) seeing both NHS and private patients.

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Medical Defence Shield (MDS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS)
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical interest in Gastrointestinal Surgery (benign and cancer surgery), Emergency and Trauma surgery, GI Endoscopy, Lapaoscopic surgery, Obesity Surgery, Aesthetic and Scar revision Surgery and Day Case procedures.
  • Teaching and training – Anatomy from 1996 to 2006 and Surgery from 2000 to present
  • Authored and presented numerous papers and several book chapters as well as testbooks at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels

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