Mr Sherif Awad: General surgery

Mr Sherif Awad

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Sherif Awad is Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgeon at Royal Derby Hospital, Derby. He is Clinical Lead for the prestigious East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) in Derby. He is also Honorary Associate Professor of Surgery 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)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

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