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Mr Abdullah Jibawi
Mr Abdullah Jibawi
MBBcH MS FRCS AVS MD
Vascular Surgery
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About

Mr Abdullah Jibawi is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with a specialist interest in all aspects of vascular diseases: diabetic foot diseases, aortic surgery and in varicose vein treatments. 

Mr Jibawi has special interest in difficult to treat varicose veins, eczema and ulcers. He has designed and presented a new innovative classification system for varicose veins based on their complexity. Being a medical Artist, Mr Jibawi pays special attention to the aesthetic side of varicose veins treatment. The selection of treatment will take all such factors into consideration. 

Mr Jibawi has a long experience in treating aortic aneurysms using key hole surgery. He has gained this from his work in top UK centres and with world-renowned scientists, surgeons and interventional radiologists. With his background in mechanical engineering, physics and mathematics, Mr Jibawi has special experience in how to choose the most appropriate graft design that fits complex anatomy and that provides the best immediate and long term outcome.  

Mr Jibawi's current theme of interest is thrombolysis for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), stroke patients  and clots in arteries and grafts elsewhere.  

Mr Jibawi is also a specialist in hernia surgery, both open and laparoscopic. He performs lumps and bumps surgery, with a special attention to the aesthetic and functional aspects of this surgery. 

Mr Jibawi completed his undergraduate medical education at the University of Damascus in Syria, with distinctions in physiology and anatomy. Following that, he finished higher specialist training in general, trauma and laparoscopic surgery before  extending his training in the UK. Mr Jibawi joined approved SpR training programmes in General and Vascular surgeryin the East Midlands Deanery (University of Leicester), and has had 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 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 has been practising as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Mr Jibawi serves on the board for vascular surgery and is an instructor and examiner to FRCS candidates in the UK and abroad. 

 

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Medical Procedures

 

  • All types of vein disease treatment (large veins, tiny thread veins) - functional and cosmetic, deep and superficial, new and recurrent!

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Special Interests

    CLINICAL PRACTICE 

    • One Stop Artery and Vein Clinics - Patients receive their assessment, Imaging, and treatment plan .. all in one visit! 

    • Aortic Aneurysms Repair - Endovascular & open (>12 yrs of experience in major vascular centres - Leicester, Brighton, and Royal Free London). Patients have a full and in-depth discussion of all options, success rates, Plan B for complex cases, and best way to optimise health before and after surgery. 

    • Varicose Veins Treatment – open, endothermal & Foam treatment (>450 cases of treating standard and complex anatomy varicose veins). Patients receive a functional, as well as cosmetically-oriented management. Very high success and satisfaction rate. 

    • Leg ulcers & advanced wound management. Patients with complex and difficult to heal ulcers will find the difference in our approach. The level of attention to details, available imaging technologies, and the dedicated follow ups will make a huge difference, and most likely allow the healing to take place eventually. 

    • Claudication, critical ischaemic & gangrenous foot management. Limb-saving advices and procedures are on offer. Excellent team of surgeons, interventional radiologists, and therapists will guarantee an excellent and satisfactory results. 

    • Diabetic foot management (SPECIALIST CLINIC). Get special advices and specialist treatment of factors affecting your foot, including effect and treatment of nerves (and nerve pain), arteries, muscles and bones. 

    • lymphoedema management (SPECIALIST CLINIC). Fed up with Lymphoedema? We have the solution. Our iLympho programme will make all the difference for you. 

    • Hernia repair (lap and open), and skin grafts. Get your hernia fixed with a key hole surgery, recover quickly and go back to your normal life in. no time. 

    • Medico-legal Informatics Advisor in clinical practice

    SPECIAL INTEREST AND SUB-SPECIALISATION 

    • Lymphoedema and venous diseases - inventor of the iLympho(c) dynamic programme.  

    • Thrombolysis (breakdown of blood clots formed in blood vessels) in patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), stroke, and acute ismchaemic legs. 

Education

MBBCh (1996) - Damascus School of Medicine, Syria

Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Association of Surgeons in Training

Rouleaux Club

British Medical Association

Vascular Society

British Society of Vascular Scientists

British Lymphology Society (BLS)

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Very caring doctor. Takes time to listen and explain. His knowledge, skills and experience are exceptional. Mr Jibawi was able to help me with the healing of my leg ulcers in time for my knee replacement. Best doctor I have come across in my 82 years.
Patient seen for:leg ulcers
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12-10-2019
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I was very happy to be treated by Mr Jibawi. He was very professional and particular in his clinical manner and I would be happy to recommend his services.
Patient seen for:Thread Veins
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21-09-2019
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My experience with Mr Jibawi was great from the first consultation, the surgery itself and the aftercare. I had a varicose veins surgery on both of my legs and everything went very smoothly. I am so happy with the results. I am so thankful to Mr Jibawi for giving me that lightness in my legs, pain free and getting back my confidence. Mr Jibawi is a great surgeon and very professional. Thank you Mr Jibawi for looking after me throughout the whole process.
Patient seen for:Varicose Veins

Mr Abdullah Jibawi

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a real pleasure to see the great response you have had to the vein treatment. Take care of your self and remember to use light supporting stockings if you go for a long walk. Best wishes
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12-09-2019
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My overall experience was quite a positive one. For example , on the day I was feeling quite nervous and scared that everything wouldn't work out but he calmed me down and assured me that everything would be okay and I should stop stressing myself. Immediately after that I felt like a huge weight was lifted off my shoulders. He made me feel calm and relaxed.Mr Abdullah Jibawi helped me to overcome my nerves and i am so grateful that he was there because if he wasn't there I would have worked myself into a state. It gives me a sense of relief that there are people like Mr Abdullah Jibawi still around to comfort people when they feel uneasy. Thank you so much Mr Abdullah Jibaw for everything you done for me that day. I am so grateful and because of you I was able to have the surgery I required so thank you.

Mr Abdullah Jibawi

Thank you so much for your touchy comments. Your overall well-being is as important to me as your disease, and in no way I could forget this essential fact in my practice. You were so brave to keep going despite all the inner fears, and you certainly is an excellent listener. I am so glad we got you treated successfully and smoothly. Hope you the best!
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10-09-2019
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My experience was that Mr Abdulla explained the whole procedure at our consultation.The day of the surgery he came and reassured me about the surgery which was very reassuring. Today we saw him and he examined and said everything was ok. All the time he was very polite.

Mr Abdullah Jibawi

Thank you so much and it is certainly my pleasure to take care of you anytimes!
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20-08-2019
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Dr Jibawi made the consultation and procedure extremely easy! He answered all my questions and ensured I was comfortable the whole time pre, during and after the treatment ! He is wonderful and I highly recommend use of his services .
Patient seen for:Varicose Veins

Mr Abdullah Jibawi

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am so glad that all the arrangements we made has paid off in a good smooth experience, with excellent outcome. You are more than welcome to come and visit us when you are back to London next time. Many thanks again and best wishes!
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24-07-2019
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Got viewed and screened on the same day. Really helpful, explained all process and suggested the treatment. I just now need to organise treatment.
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27-03-2019
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Lovely consultant ...very informative about procedure needed. Felt very confident in his manner

Mr Abdullah Jibawi

Thank you so much. I am glad you felt engaged and had good level of explanation to make you feel confident and well informed. Always pleasure to take care of you.
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04-03-2019
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Mr Abdullah Jibawi

Thank you for your rating. Hopefully all remain good and healthy.
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14-02-2019
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Thorough, personable, professional and so knowledgeable. Diagnosis 1/2 done immediately with plan in place for 2/2. After many, many years of problems he diagnosed and made a plan for me in 30 minutes. It is amazing what seeing a true specialist can do and I feel relieved knowing I’m not just being “silly” or imagining things. Thank you!

Mr Abdullah Jibawi

Thank you for your kind comments. I am so glad to be able to put all years of experience behind finding out the very root cause of your problem. Half of this was the careful listening I learnt to do, and certainly your ability to describe your complaint clearly, knowing that someone is actively listening to you. It is a pleasure to take care of you anytime.
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07-01-2019
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