Mr Hasan Kasem is a highly experienced Consultant Surgeon, based in Lanarkshire. He has a specialist interest in laparoscopic surgery (keyhole surgery), weight loss and diseases of the oesophagus, stomach and gallbladder. He also specialises in all types of hernia and different methods of repair.
After graduating in Medicine in 1991 from the University of Edinburgh, Mr Kasem completed his surgical training in the West of Scotland where he achieved his specialist consultant qualification in 2003. He took up a consultant post as Consultant Upper GI Surgeon for University of Wishaw (NHS Lanarkshire) in 2004.
Mr Kasem is an active member of the West of Scotland Upper GI Cancer network. He is part of the West of Scotland Complex Hernia network. In 2004, he established the NHS Lanarkshire weight management service and is currently Bariatric Lead.
He regularly attends specialist conferences in laparoscopic surgery, to keep up to date with the latest advances and ensure he is giving his patients the most effective treatments.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
- Open Hernia Repair
- Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
- Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
- Elipse (Pill or Swallowable Balloon)
- Gastric Balloon
- Gastric Banding
- Weight Loss Surgery
- Hernia- Femoral, Inguinal
- Oesophageal Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
- Weight Gain
- Weight Loss