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.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- All types of vein disease treatment (large veins, tiny thread veins) - functional and cosmetic, deep and superficial, new and recurrent!
One Stop Artery and Vein Clinics - Patients receive their assessment, Imaging, and treatment plan .. all in one visit!
Aortic Aneurysms Repair - Endovascular & open (>12 yrs of experience in major vascular centres - Leicester, Brighton, and Royal Free London). Patients have a full and in-depth discussion of all options, success rates, Plan B for complex cases, and best way to optimise health before and after surgery.
Varicose Veins Treatment – open, endothermal & Foam treatment (>450 cases of treating standard and complex anatomy varicose veins). Patients receive a functional, as well as cosmetically-oriented management. Very high success and satisfaction rate.
Leg ulcers & advanced wound management. Patients with complex and difficult to heal ulcers will find the difference in our approach. The level of attention to details, available imaging technologies, and the dedicated follow ups will make a huge difference, and most likely allow the healing to take place eventually.
Claudication, critical ischaemic & gangrenous foot management. Limb-saving advices and procedures are on offer. Excellent team of surgeons, interventional radiologists, and therapists will guarantee an excellent and satisfactory results.
Diabetic foot management (SPECIALIST CLINIC). Get special advices and specialist treatment of factors affecting your foot, including effect and treatment of nerves (and nerve pain), arteries, muscles and bones.
lymphoedema management (SPECIALIST CLINIC). Fed up with Lymphoedema? We have the solution. Our iLympho programme will make all the difference for you.
Hernia repair (lap and open), and skin grafts. Get your hernia fixed with a key hole surgery, recover quickly and go back to your normal life in. no time.
Medico-legal Informatics Advisor in clinical practice
SPECIAL INTEREST AND SUB-SPECIALISATION
Lymphoedema and venous diseases - inventor of the iLympho(c) dynamic programme.
Thrombolysis (breakdown of blood clots formed in blood vessels) in patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), stroke, and acute ismchaemic legs.
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)
Mr Abdullah Jibawi
Thank you for your kind words. I am so pleased with the excellent outcome for your vein surgery. It is my pleasure to take care of you and in dealing with your vein disease.