Mr Abdullah Jibawi is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with a specialist interest in all aspects of vascular diseases: diabetic foot diseases, aortic surgery and in varicose vein treatments.
Mr Jibawi has special interest in difficult to treat varicose veins, eczema and ulcers. He has designed and presented a new innovative classification system 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 completed his undergraduate medical education at the University of Damascus in Syria, with distinctions in physiology and anatomy. Following that, he finished higher specialist training in general, trauma and laparoscopic surgery before extending his training in the UK. Mr Jibawi joined approved SpR training programmes in General and Vascular surgeryin the East Midlands Deanery (University of Leicester), and has had additional training within All Wales Deanery and Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) Deaneries. Finally, he completed a two-year fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the University College London Hospital and received his FRCS (General/Vascular) in 2013.
Mr Jibawi was awarded a Doctorate Degree (D.M) for his work on developing better methods in improving outcome in vascular surgery, a joint work between University of Brighton, Sussex and Oxford and he also authored a book ‘Current surgical guidelines’, which was featured in the British Journal of Surgery.
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.
MBBCh (1996) - Damascus School of Medicine, Syria
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Surgeons in Training
British Medical Association
British Society of Vascular Scientists
British Lymphology Society (BLS)
Thank you for your kind comments. It was a real pleasure to see the great response you have had to the vein treatment. Take care of your self and remember to use light supporting stockings if you go for a long walk. Best wishes
Thank you so much for your touchy comments. Your overall well-being is as important to me as your disease, and in no way I could forget this essential fact in my practice. You were so brave to keep going despite all the inner fears, and you certainly is an excellent listener. I am so glad we got you treated successfully and smoothly. Hope you the best!
Thank you so much and it is certainly my pleasure to take care of you anytimes!
Thank you very much for your kind review. I am so glad that all the arrangements we made has paid off in a good smooth experience, with excellent outcome. You are more than welcome to come and visit us when you are back to London next time. Many thanks again and best wishes!
Thank you so much. I am glad you felt engaged and had good level of explanation to make you feel confident and well informed. Always pleasure to take care of you.
Thank you for your rating. Hopefully all remain good and healthy.
Thank you for your kind comments. I am so glad to be able to put all years of experience behind finding out the very root cause of your problem. Half of this was the careful listening I learnt to do, and certainly your ability to describe your complaint clearly, knowing that someone is actively listening to you. It is a pleasure to take care of you anytime.
Thank you very much for such lovely words. At the heart of my life resides a genuine care for my beloved patients; understanding their suffering, sharing them with decisions, and fulfilling their trust in my knowledge, skills and attitude . I am very glad to read such pleasant review written in this unique, concise and expressive way! Many thanks.
Thank you ever so much for trusting me in treating your varicose veins. I am glad you have had very good experience during this period; and that's not only due to me but also to the great team out there in theatre and the wards as well. It was a great pleasure to take care of you. Many thanks.