Mr Khalil qualified at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1988. His postgraduate training was based in Dublin, Cambridge and London.
Between 1995 and 2002, Mr Khalil was a member of the East Anglian General Surgical Rotation. In 1999, he became a Master of Surgical Sciences at the Imperial College, London.
Mr Khalil has been a full time Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon in Northampton General Hospital since 2002.