Mr Rajab Kerwat

Mr Rajab Kerwat

MB BCh FRCS(Ed), FRCS(En), FRCS (Gen Surg)

Gastroenterology, General Surgery

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25 years of experience
20 years as a specialist
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“Very professional and down-to-earth. “
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  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4228899
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    375 reviews

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    675 reviews


    Mr. Rajab Kerwat is a Consultant General Surgeon Lewisham and Greenwich Trust. He also performs private work at London Bridge Hospital and HCA UK at The Shard. He has a special interest in upper gastrointestinal laparoscopic surgery and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

    He qualified from Alfateh University Medical School, Tripoli, Libya in 1988. Following this he completed comprehensive surgical training that spanned twelve years in London, Cardiff and Tokyo. He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon in 2001 at Queen Mary's Hospital.

    Mr. Kerwat also has vast experience in the subject of laparoscopic cholecystectomy and has published several articles on the topic. He uniquely combines keyhole (Laparoscopic) and endoscopic ERCP skills in the management of complicated gall bladder and bile duct stones in patients with jaundice, cholangitis and pancreatitis.

    Owing to his extensive medical experience, he provides several advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures in his NHS and private practice hospitals including laparoscopic splenectomy, laparoscopic abdominal, groing and incisional hernia repair. He also offer Laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair surgery for primary & recurrent reflux disease (GORD) and for Giant hiatus hernia. He also performed single incision laparoscopic abdominal surgery (SILS) for cholecystectomy, hernia repair, appendicectomy and right hemicolectomy.

    He is a recognised trainer in general and laparoscopic surgery for junior doctors in the Foundation Training Programme and Specialty Higher Surgical Training Programme. He is also a trainer at The Royal College of Surgeons Laparoscopic training course programme.

    Since qualifying, Mr. Kerwat has been working hard to provide his patients with care of the highest quality, which is furthermore clinically effective, safe and with a positive experience. This involves adopting a continuous development profile which necessitates a regular developing of his academic and technical skills.

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    Medical procedures

    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Appendicectomy,
    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy),
    • Gastroscopy
    • Giant hiatus hernia repair
    • Hepatobiliary surgery
    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gall bladder stones & common Bile Duct stones
    • Laparoscopic hiatus hernia & anti-reflux surgery for Gastro-Oesophageal reflux disease
    • Laparoscopic Heller’s for Achalasia
    • Open Hernia Repair,
    • Splenectomy 
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
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    Special interests

    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral hernia
    • Gastro-Intestinal symptoms
    • ERCP & Jaundice
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    • MBBCh Tripoli (Al-Fateh) University Medical School, LIBYA 1989
    • FRCSEd The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Since 1993
    • FRCS (Gen Surge) The intercollegiate Board of Surgery Since 1999
    • FRCS (Eng) The Royal College of Surgeons of England Since 2004
    • College Tutor London Deanery School of Surgery 2005-2011
    • Ass. of UGI Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland Membership no. 10222444
    • British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society Membership no 10222444
    • British Medical Association 
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    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
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    Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy)
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:

    General Surgery

    Mr Mohamed Hammadeh
    Mr Mohamed Hammadeh


    Excellent surgeon with good bedside manner.

    For specialty: General Surgery
    For conditions: Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Gallstones, Jaundice, Femoral Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, Hiatus Hernia
    For procedures: Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy), Hernia Repair (keyhole)
    Connection: Is a colleague


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