Mr Jaf Abu

Consultant Gynaecologist


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I am a consultant gynaecological oncology surgeon. I sub-specialise in gynaecological cancer and have substantial experience in carrying out surgical treatments for a spectrum of gynaecological cancers.

I was instrumental to the introduction of keyhole hysterectomy (TotLapHyst) in the management of endometrial cancer in Nottingham. I also introduced keyhole surgical management of cervical cancer (cancer of the neck of the womb) – Total Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy (TLRH).

I also regularly perform minimally invasive fertility preservation surgery for early stages of cervical cancer in young women who desire such procedure – Total Laparoscopic Radical Trachelectomy (TLRT). To ensure my clinical skills are up to date, I regularly attend national and international seminars on gynaecological cancers and radical cancer surgery.

I also perform visitations to other hospitals where I provide mentorship to other consultants in minimally invasive surgery in both general oncological gynaecology.

In 2007 I established a bi-annual Masterclass Course which has become popular both nationally and internationally. On the course, I teach other consultants about the keyhole and other laparoscopic procedures in gynaecology.

I have published text book chapters, authored a textbook, and have several peer reviewed publications in reputable journals including the Lancet Oncology.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Jaf Abu at Spire include:


Other treatments

I am an expert in managing complex and advanced ovarian cancer cases and am renowned for my ability to perform complex gynaecological keyhole operations, including surgery for woman who are morbidly obese.

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Additional information

Gynaecological cancer
Gynaecology and/or obstetrics
Post menopausal problems

Nottingham University Hospitals

I love reading, keeping fit, travelling and am a keen car racing fan, especially formula 1.