Mr Wael Elsaify

General surgery


  • Fee assured
  • Breast specialist

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery
  • Endocrine
  • General

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist

About me

Mr Elsaify trained in endocrine and breast surgery at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle- upon -Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He then spent a year as a fellow in endocrine and breast surgery at the Nightingale Centre University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust.

Currently Mr Elsaify runs a wide-ranging general surgery practice in the NHS based at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesborough, where he has been employed as a fully accredited consultant breast, endocrine and general surgeon since 2011. He is also the lead clinician for endocrine surgery

His special interests are in cancer of the breast and thyroid. Mr Elsaify works closely with a team of endocrinologists to offer a multidisciplinary approach to thyroid and parathyroid dysfunction.

Mr Elsaify routinely performs gallbladder removal surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) for gallbladder disease. He also carries out open and keyhole hernia repair surgery and excision of skin lesions, lumps and bumps.

Areas of interest

Breast surgery
Breast cancer
Breast pain
Breast lump
Thyroid surgery
Parathyroid surgery
Endocrine surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Gall stone disease
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Key hole surgery
Adrenal surgery
Laparoscopic hernia repair
Hernia surgery

Thyroid Nodule, Goitre, Retrosternal Goitre, Graves disease,Thyroid cancer.

Minimal Invasive Parathyroid Surgery, Primary Hyperparathyroidism, Familial Hyperparathyroidism, Redo Parathyroid Surgery Secondary Hyperparathyroidism.

Adrenal surgery, Cushing syndrome, Phaeochromocytoma, Conn’s syndrome.

Breast lumps, Breast pain, Fibrodenoma, Breast cancer, BRCA mutations, Risk reducing mastectomy, Breast conserving surgery, Skin sparing mastectomy, Sentinel lymph node biopsy, Axillary node clearance, Therapeutic Mammoplasty, Breast Reconstruction.

Open, laparoscopic (Key hole) hernia repair.

Gall bladder surgery, laparoscopic (Key hole) cholecystectomy.

Medical secretaries

  • Outpatient Booking Team
  • BMI Woodland Morton Park Darlington DL1 4PL
  • 01325 341713
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Procedures completed

  • B3310

    Drainage of breast abscess (including haematoma and seroma) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Tees Hospital (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

  • B1450

    Parathyroidectomy - (1-5)

  • T9000

    Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye or radioactive probe for breast cancer - (1-5)

  • B2780

    Simple mastectomy (including axillary node biopsy) - unilateral - (1-5)

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