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Mr Sabu Jacob

Consultant General Surgeon
MB BS, FRCS, FRCS (Gen. Surg)

Practising at

Spire Hartswood Hospital

Spire Roding Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sabu Jacob at Spire include:

Vascular surgery

General surgery

Other treatments

Minimal access surgery, laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic gall bladder surgery.

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Professional profile

Availability at Hartswood: Tuesday mornings.

I have a thriving private practice at both Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood and Spire Roding Hospital in Essex. I have extensive experience in vascular surgery, both venous and arterial. I was the first surgeon to perform the keyhole repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) ) using a stent graft at King George Hospital in 2000 and the first surgeon to perform keyhole repair of ruptured aurtic aneurysm at Queen's Hospital in 2013. I carry out a variety of other vascular procedures such as lower limb bypass surgery, carotid endarterectomy and angioplasties in the private sector. I have a special interest in varicose vein surgery and the new minimally invasive treatment options that are available. I introduced the Venefit procedure (radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins formerly known as VNUS Closure) in the private sector in Essex and as a pilot study at King George Hospital. I have performed over 250 Venefit procedures with excellent results and patient satisfaction.

I also have a keen interest in laparoscopic surgery and first introduced the laparoscopic extraperitoneal hernia repair (TEP) at Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. In addition to hernia surgery I also routinely perform laparoscopic gallbladder surgery and minimally invasive thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating of hands and armpits). For patients concerned about spider and thread veins, I offer thermal coagulation and injection treatment.

I have performed over 250 Venefit procedures with excellent results and patient satisfaction. I have also carried out over 500 laparoscopic hernia repairs in the private sector with only two recurrences.

I was appointed as consultant general surgeon specialising in vascular and laparoscopic surgery at Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust in 1999. My NHS clinics are based at Queens Hospital after having worked at the King George Hospital for 11 years.

I also won the first prize for my presentation on laparoscopic hernia at the European Endoscopic Surgeons Conference hosted in 2004.


Clinical Interests


Varicose veins including Venefit™ (formally known as VNUS Closure), Laparoscopic hernia repair and Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery.

Private contact details

Telephone Spire Hartswood 01277 266 766 or Spire Roding 0208 709 7817
Website http://sabujacob.com/
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
European Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General Surgeon, Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. Mr Jacob's NHS practice is at King George Hospital in Ilford, Essex and at Queen's Hospital in Romford, Essex.

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Personal Profile

I am a keen sportsman and watch almost any sport. I particularly enjoy cricket in which I have played alongside international players at university.

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