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About  Mr Ahmad

Mr Mukhtar Ahmad, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Poole and Bournemouth

Professional Memberships 

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

  • European Society for Coloproctology

  • The National Pelvic Floor Society

  • Medical Protection Society

Mr Mukhtar Ahmad

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon


Mr Ahmad was trained in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and around the Northeast of England before joining Poole Hospital in 2013. His subspecialty interests are colorectal cancer and pelvic floor disorders for which he offers robotic and  laparoscopic surgery.  He is currently the lead clinician for colorectal cancer at Poole Hospital. He led the task group that oversaw the establishment of a Surgical Assessment Unit at Poole Hospital,  which has improved the quality of care provided to acutely unwell surgical patients


Areas of Specialist Interest

Colorectal cancer, incontinence, constipation, hernia surgery, haemorrhoids



Mr Ahmad is happily married with four children. Away from work he enjoys tennis, cycling, horse riding and reading. He is passionate about improving patient safety  in his native Africa and he volunteers on several health partnerships between UK and African institutions.

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