Consultant Profile

Mr Abeezar Sarela

Mr Abeezar Sarela MBBS MS MSc MD FRCS (Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Ilkley Clinic, Spire Leeds Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
    • Obesity
    • Obesity Surgery
    • Pancreatic and biliary surgery
  • Weight loss surgery (Obesity)
    Special clinical interests:

    Gastric band
    Gastric bypass
    Sleeve gastrectomy
    Orbera™ gastric balloon
    New anti-reflux procedure: LINX® Reflux Management System 
    Groin Hernia
    Umbilical Hernia
    Incisional Hernia
    Hiatus Hernia 
    Nissen Fundoplication for Acid Reflux
    Inguinal Hernia
    Femoral Hernia
    Achalasia cardia
    Cancer of oesophagus
    Cancer of stomach

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant in Upper Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Leeds

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0113 218 5967/77
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Sarela specialises in keyhole surgery, also called laparoscopy or minimally invasive surgery, for:

    Weight loss (bariatric surgery)
    aparoscopic gastric band
    Gastric bypass
    Gastric sleeve for severe obesity
    Endoscopic procedures: gastric balloon and EndoBarrier®

    Acid reflux
    Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication and LINX® magnetic bead ring for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (also called GERD or GORD)

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder stones causing pain, infection (cholecystitis & cholangitis), jaundice and pancreatitis.

    Laparoscopic surgery to repair inguinal and femoral (groin) hernias
    Sportsman’s hernia
    Umbilical hernia
    Incisional hernia
    Hiatus hernia.

    Laparoscopic cardiomyotomy (Heller’s operation) for treatment of difficulty to swallow because of non-relaxation of the oesophageal sphincter.

    Gastric pacemaker (Enterra®) for the treatment of chronic nausea and vomiting from delayed stomach emptying in diabetes and other conditions.

    Multi-disciplinary treatment of cancer of oesophagus and stomach with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery (oesophagectomy and gastrectomy).

    Mr Abeezar Sarela has been a consultant surgeon at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and at Spire Leeds Hospital since 2003. He has extensive experience and expertise, and he has lectured and published widely on all areas of his practice. Mr Sarela is committed to devoting as much time as required to listening, explaining and shared decision-making. He does all operations thoroughly and meticulously so that you may get the best possible outcome. Please visit Mr Sarela’s website for detailed information.

    Personal profile:

    Mr Abeezar Sarela is married to a couple-relationship counsellor and they have one daughter. Outside of medicine, Mr Sarela's main current ambition is to run a marathon next year!

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    Mr Abeezar Sarela

    Mr Abeezar Sarela General surgery & Weight loss surgery (Obesity) Consultant, llkley, private hospital specialist.

    Patient experiences

    Read about two patients who have had weight loss surgery with Mr Abeezar Sarela:

    Gillian Carbine
    Lynn Durrell

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