Mr Sanjay Agrawal Consultant in Weight Loss surgery in Herts

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Mr Sanjay Agrawal - Weight Loss Surgery

Mr Sanjay Agrawal is a Consultant in Weight Loss Surgery at Rivers Hospital in Herts. Certified Bariatic Surgeon of Excellence.

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Weight-loss Surgery: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Gastric Band and Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve for Obesity

Laparoscopic hernia (groin & incisional) repairs, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallstones, Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery forheartburn/gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), Advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Mr Agrawal will see patients from 18 yrs+


Academic background

Mr Sanjay Agrawal is a Consultant Surgeon specialising in Bariatric (Obesity / Weight Loss), Laparoscopic (Key-hole) and upper Gastrointestinal Surgery at Homerton University Hospital in London.

Mr Agrawal is certified as ‘Master Surgeon in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery™ (MSMBS™)' by Surgical Review Corporation of USA. He has the honour of being the only Weight-loss/Obesity Surgeon in the UK to achieve this designation. Worldwide, this is seen as a marker of quality assurance in patient care. It signifies Mr Agrawal’s commitment to the highest standard of treatment to bariatric surgery patients.

Mr Agrawal has been awarded ‘Certificate of Medical Excellence’ and membership of Top Doctors® UK by invitation.

As Editor-in-Chief, Mr Agrawal has edited as well as authored for a book titled ‘Obesity, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery: A Practical Guide’ published in August, 2015 by Springer. The book has now achieved > 107,000 combined chapter downloads electronically worldwide since release.

Mr Agrawal has had extensive training in UK, Belgium, Japan & India and has an experience of over 1000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures to date. In addition, he has undertaken more than 2000 general surgical procedures so far. 

Mr Agrawal trains other surgeons in bariatric & laparoscopic surgery and has made numerous presentations (over 100) at national and international meetings as well as multiple publications (over 100) in peer-reviewed journals.

Research Interests: Mr Agrawal’s main areas of research interest are in bariatric surgery – in particular, in investigating outcomes and complications of bariatric surgery from a clinical perspective. 


Professional Memberships

• American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

• International Federation of Surgical Obesity (IFSO)

• British Association of Obesity & Metabolic Surgeons (BOMSS) 

• British Obesity Surgery Patients Association (BOSPA) 

• The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Fellow

• The Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow – Fellow

• British Medical Association (BMA)

• Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) – Life Member since 1999


NHS base

Homerton University Hospital, London E9 6SR

Clinic Times

Alternate Mon Afternoon and Tuesday afternoons

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