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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
Mr Abdullah Jibawi is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with a specialist experience and interest in the management of varicose veins (from very large to tiny thread veins), aortic aneurysm disease, difficult to control lymphoedema, complex wounds (using special approaches such as fish skin), and deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
Mr Jibawi has designed and presented new innovative classification systems for varicose veins based on their complexity. Being a medical Artist, Mr Jibawi pays special attention to the aesthetic side of varicose veins treatment. The selection of treatment will take all such factors into consideration.
Mr Jibawi has a long experience in treating aortic aneurysms using key hole surgery. He has gained this from his work in top UK centres and with world-renowned scientists, surgeons and interventional radiologists. With his background in mechanical engineering, physics and mathematics, Mr Jibawi has special experience in how to choose the most appropriate graft design that fits complex anatomy and that provides the best immediate and long term outcome.
Mr Jibawi’s current theme of interest is thrombolysis for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), stroke patients and clots in arteries and grafts elsewhere.
Mr Jibawi is also a specialist in hernia surgery, both open and laparoscopic. He performs lumps and bumps surgery, with a special attention to the aesthetic and functional aspects of this surgery.
Mr Jibawi was awarded a Doctorate Degree (D.M) for his academic work on developing better methods in improving outcome in vascular surgery, a joint work between University of Brighton, Sussex and Oxford, and authored a book ‘Current surgical guidelines’ published by Oxford University Press in 2010, which was featured in the British Journal of Surgery, and now in its 2nd edition.
Oxford handbook Current Surgical Guidelines is a comprehensive evidence-based summary of guidelines, presented concisely and supported by hundreds of tables and algorithms. Featured in the BJS. February 2011. 2nd edition is in press.
Mr Jibawi enjoys fine art, poet writing, and a variety of sport activities (football, martial art, etc.) on a weekly basis.
Since 2013, Mr Jibawi has been practising as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Mr Jibawi serves on the board for vascular surgery and is an instructor and examiner to FRCS candidates in the UK and abroad.
Areas of interest
Varicose vein surgery (Open, Laser, RFA, injection, natural)
Thread veins, spider veins, telangiectasia
Complex and difficult to heal wounds and ulcers
Advanced diabetic foot management
Aortic aneurysm management (open and key hole)
Hernia repair (open and laparoscopic)
emergency general surgery
ONE-STOP CLINIC (including Imaging with colour duplex scan)
Vascular Health and Well Being Education
- Sarah Wisdon
- The BMI Runnymede Hospital Guildford Road Ottershaw Lyne Chertsey KT16 0RQ
- 07936 979517
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Manish Bhardwaj Fee Assured
- Dr Husam Kaskos Fee Assured
- Dr Melinda Brazier Fee Assured
- Dr Ian White Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Vascular, Endovascular & General Surgeon - Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Steering Board for Vascular and ENdovascular Surgery
Lymphoedema and leg swelling
Football - Player and Coach (Weekly Match)
2012 North West London Teaching Programme Supporting Grant – W L Gore
2010 VSGBI Annual Meeting Best Poster Prize
2009 MRC Grant (£500k) –PhD studentship at University of Sussex
2005 ASiT Award: Association of Surgeons in Training Prize
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
3 published handbooks, 5 book chapters (DoH publications), 7 peer-reviewed articles, 2 peer-reviewed journal correspondences , 22 published abstracts (first author in 16)
AUTHOR: Oxford Handbook Current Surgical Guidelines. Jibawi A, Cade D. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199558278. 2018
A comprehensive evidence-based summary of guidelines, presented concisely and supported by hundreds of tables and algorithms. Featured in the British Journal of Surgery. February 2011. 2nd edition in press.
RESEARCH DEGREE - Introducing innovative diagnostic tool and methodology for monitoring outcome in aortic surgery. A project registered at Brighton and Sussex University (BSMS2790) in association with Oxford University in fulfilment for the degree of Doctorate of Medicine (D.M)
Courses offered to GPs
6 weekly public talks on:
Leg swelling and ulcers
Vascular Well being
Brain and Vascular Diseases
Tips and Tricks for best of you
- Specialist Registration - Vascular Surgery General Medical Council 2015
- AVS (Accredited Vascular Scientist). Society for Vascular Scientists. UK 2014
- Postgraduate Doctorate (DM). University of Oxford and Sussex University 2013
- FRCS (Gen/Vasc). Intercollegiate Examination Board, UK 2013
- CCrISPs Instructor. Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
- MS in General Surgery. Damascus University, Syria 2001
- MBBCh. Damascus School of Medicine, Syria 1996
- Clinical Fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Royal Free Hospital, London 2011
- Clinical Fellowship in Vascular, Endovascular and renal access Surgery Brigton and Sussex University Hospitals 2009
Reference number 6036704
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Registry, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons of England
- 941 Great West RoadBRENTFORDTW8 9DU
- 10:30 - 12:30
- 07392 078381
- Guildford RoadOttershawCHERTSEYKT16 0RQ
- 13:00 - 18:00
- 07392 078381
- Shores RoadWOKINGGU21 4BY
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 07392 078381
- Sudbury HillHARROWHA1 3RX
- 09:30 - 11:30
- 07392 078381
- The Harley Street Clinic
- 11:30 - 15:00
- 07392 078381
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
AJLyon switchboard: 07392078381
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: live.abdjibawi