Mr Nasir Iqbal - Consultant General Surgeon, Oaklands Hospital, Greater Manchester

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Mr Nasir Iqbal - General Surgery

Mr Nasir Iqbal is a Consultant General Surgeon in Salford, Greater Manchester who specialises in colorectal surgery.

Clinical interests

Laparoscopic Bowel Surgery
Transanal Microscopic Surgery
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery
Rectal Prolapse Surgery
Fistula-in-ano Surgery
Haemorrhoids (Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligation, HALO) Surgery
Colonic & Rectal Cancer Surgery
Laparoscopic (keyhole) Surgery for Gallstones
Keyhole Surgery for Groin Hernias
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Surgery (Keyhole Surgery)
Diagnostic Laparoscopy
Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis


Academic background

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FRCS General Surgery)

Nasir is on the specialist register as a general surgeon and his sub-specialty practice is in colorectal surgery.

Trained in the Republic of Ireland, Nasir has a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from the University of Strasbourg European Institute of Telesurgery and completed his Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery at the prestigious Institute Adelaide and Meath Hospital (Tallaght Hospital), Dublin, Ireland. 

Over the years, Nasir has pursued a specialist interest in minimally invasive surgery. In the area of general surgery he performs routine laparoscopic cholecystectomies (keyhole surgery to remove the gall bladder), diagnostic laparoscopies and has an interest in keyhole surgery for the treatment of groin and incisional hernias.

Nasir enjoys teaching and surgical training, and is active in both local and regional training programmes, as well as having an interest in research and academic surgery.


NHS base

Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

Clinic Times

Alternate Tuesdays - 1:30pm to 8pm. Alternate Thursdays - 2pm to 8pm. Two Saturdays per month - 8:30am to 2pm.

01612 410 136