Mr Sherif Awad

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  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Sherif Awad is Consultant Laparoscopic, Obesity and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Royal Derby Hospital, Derby. He is Clinical Lead for East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI), the sixth largest Bariatric Centre in the UK. He is also Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham. He read medicine at the University of St.Andrews/Manchester and qualified in 2001. His surgical training was undertaken in Manchester, East-Midlands and London. His specialist training included undertaking two advanced keyhole fellowships (Upper Gastrointestinal/Bariatric Surgery) where he gained significant experience in advanced keyhole abdominal surgery. He is a specialist in surgery for oesophageal and stomach cancer, obesity (weight-loss) surgery, and anti-reflux/hiatus hernia surgery (for heartburn and acid-reflux). He also undertakes other general surgical procedures such as keyhole removal of the gallbladder, abdominal hernia repairs and excision of lumps. Sherif performs over 350 keyhole procedures per year and to date has performed over 2000 keyhole procedures.

Areas of interest

Specialist in Laparoscopic (keyhole) Surgery undertaking procedures such as:
Keyhole anti-reflux and hiatus hernia surgery (for heartburn and acid reflux);
Keyhole cholecystectomy (gallbladder surgery);
Keyhole (and open) hernia surgery;
Keyhole surgery for cancers of the Oesophagus (gullet) and stomach;
Keyhole surgery for Achalasia
Keyhole gastric bypass for obesity;
Keyhole sleeve gastrectomy for obesity;
Keyhole gastric band for obesity;
Removal of lumps on the limbs and trunk;
Upper GI endoscopy (telescope examinations of gullet and stomach);
Endoscopic insertion/removal of intragastric balloon for obesity

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Procedures completed

  • J1880

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

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