Mr Abdullah Jibawi is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with a specialist interest in diabetic foot diseases, endovascular and aortic surgery and in advanced varicose vein treatments. He is subspecialised in open and endovascular stentgraft repairs for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA) and aortic dissections, carotid endarterectomy (CEA), lower limb endovascular treatments including angioplasty, stenting, and advanced drug releasing stents. He also specialises in endovenous therapies for varicose veins including percutaneous laser and radiofrequency vein ablation.
Mr Jibawi completed his undergraduate medical education at the University of Damascus in Syria, with distinctions in physiology and anatomy. Following that, he undertook general and laparoscopic surgical training at Damascus University teaching hospitals. He then came to the UK and joined the General and Vascular surgery training programme in the East Midlands Deanery (University of Leicester), with 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 academic 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 started his vascular surgical practice as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Oct 2013.
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)